W7 | Support Worker - London

£18.00 - £20.00 Gross per Hour - Support Worker
Ref: 1913 Date Posted: Wednesday 16 Jun 2021
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Title: Support Worker
Location: Ealing, W7
Nearest Tube/Station: Hanwell, West Ealing, Drayton Green, Castle Bar Park
Wage: £18.00 Gross per Hour Weekdays/Nights and £20.00 Weekend/Nights
Driver Essential? Desirable
Essential: Experienced complex care Support Worker, Colostomy/Stoma Care.
Desirable: PICC Line
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Full-Time 35.5 hours per week or Part-Time up to 29 hours per week (Rolling Rota, days and waking nights)
Family/Client Pets: Yes, Cat.

About this client:
Richard is in his 60s and lives with his wife in Ealing, West London. He is an outgoing and humorous thespian, and he enjoys swimming.  Richard sustained multiply injuries secondary to a sepsis infection 6 years ago. As a result, Richard has a PICC Line, Colostomy, and Ileal Conduit in Situ, experiences neuropathy in his hands and feet, high levels of fatigue and pain throughout the day. Constant monitoring of his health is essential, infections such as UTI must be picked up early and acted on quickly to avoid serious risk.

Overview of role:
Richard has full capacity and with the medical and practical support from his wife lives an independent life. Richard and his wife are a great team and work well together however to ensure a balance in their daily lives they are embracing change and directly recruiting, with the assistance of Snap and a Case Manager, his RGN Clinical Lead, two Full-Time Support Worker’s and One Part-Time to join a newly established care team.

Richard requires his Support Worker to continually promote his independence; this is essential. The Support Worker must be confident in supporting Richard with household tasks, daily living, and out in the community, accompany him to appointments and for travel and short breaks if needed.

Shifts times:
Monday to Sunday 9.15am – 5.15pm
Monday to Sunday: 8.30pm – 9.30am

Who this job would suit:
An experienced, empathetic, and reliable Complex Care Support Worker ideally with previous training and competency in PICC line, however, training is provided in all areas of Richard’s care. It would also be highly desirable for the Support Worker to have worked within a family setting previously.

What’s great about this job:
Excellent training, ongoing supervision, and opportunities to upskill. This is a permanent position offering an excellent work/life balance.

Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration.