Paediatric Home Support Worker - North West Region

Bolton, Greater Manchester
01 Aug 2017
14 Nov 2017
Has anyone ever told you that you are outstanding at what you do?

We have a fantastic opportunity to work within an innovative fast moving care charity raising the standards of care. Providing high level outstanding specialist daytime and overnight respite care solutions to children aged 0 to 16

We are looking for a talented individual like you who can join our mission to be the best that the industry has to offer.

We want you to bring your unique set of skills and experience to a special place where you can reach your true potential.

The paediatric service offers private children's services for babies, children and young people, providing specialist care in their own home from our dedicated team of highly experienced and caring specialist children's nurses and home support carers. We are looking to recruit passionate and dedicated home support carers, band 5 and 6 nurses to our bank to work ad hoc shifts as and when required to suit business needs.

To assist on a regular basis with a child's personal care requirements to allow the primary carer a break

This may include:

* toileting needs
* delivering or continuing a feeding regime
* changing clothes
* playing
* supervising while the child is sleeping
* any other specific daily requirements for the identified child
* To listen to families concerns and relay these concerns to management so that appropriate help or advice may be sought/offered
* To share information with management if there any concerns about the physical or emotional wellbeing of any member of the family
* To attend/complete additional training programmes supplied by the organisation where required/requested
* To work ad hoc shifts as and when required to suit business needs

We cover the UK, and as a result have a number of positions available in various locations.

Paediatric Care | Home Support Worker | Paediatric Support Worker | Home Care | Respite Care

Essential Criteria:

* Professional and committed to delivering high standards
* Be extremely caring and understanding of children with additional needs
* Be reliable and understand why reliability is essential to our families and their child/ren
* Have a non-judgemental attitude
* Have a positive attitude to working with people of any age, gender, family status or sexual identity, who may be from any ethnic background, culture or religion or who may have a disability
* Willing to learn/adapt
* Maintain utmost confidentiality. Adhere to the confidentiality policy
* Have good communication skills including listening
* Good time keeping
* Have an ability to keep records on company systems
* Previous experience

Desirable Criteria:

* Level 2 Health and Social Care
* Experience working within a small charity environment

About Us:

Founded in 2011, the organisation started by offering voluntary short respite care solutions to families with children with heart or feeding issues. In 2017 the organisation now supplies paid-for care for complex needs children. Any profits made from paid-for care will go towards funding the charitable Free Respite Home Support Service for children who do not meet criteria set by Health or Social Care. Meaning we can ensure the money goes to help more people than ever before!

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