Posted 01 July 2021
Support Worker – £11.00 - £14.00 per hour
Margate & Broadstairs, Kent
SCP Complex Care are currently recruiting for experienced support workers to work with our male and female clients in the Margate and Broadstairs areas.
We will be providing support to children aged 14 years old with varying severe complex needs which include learning difficulties & visual impairment. One client is diagnosed with a form of muscular dystrophy (Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy). He is mobile however does have the use of a wheelchair. He is fed via Gastro - Jejunostomy. He often has vacant seizures. The other client has Epilepsy and has a feed pump.
You must have experience of the following: Gastrostomy and/or Jejunostomy, Epilepsy, BIPAP, Dysphagia, Epilepsy, Mobilisation, Knowledge of Makaton or British Sign Language would be beneficial. Also the administration of medication & cough assist.
The shifts will be daytime, up to 26 hours per week.
Would suit someone with a nursing background.
We are looking for individuals who have compassion and commitment that can support making positive changes to someones life.
You should also have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
SCP Complex Care offers you:
•Excellent rates of pay
•24-hour support from experienced Care and Nurse Consultants
•Specialist Clinical Training for each assignment, professional supervision, career development and support
•Paid annual leave
The successful candidate will:
•Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative
•Be able to work under pressure and in stressful and challenging situations
•Be a driver and have the use of your own vehicle, this is not essential
All suitable applicants will be subject to DBS checks being completed. SCP Complex Care is an equal opportunities employer.
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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £11.00 to £14.00 per hour
Recruitment SCP Complex Care