Team Leader Support Worker
Experienced Team Leader Support Worker required for a lady who has a spinal injury, living in the Leamington Spa area temporarily before she moves into her new home in Nuneaton.
The Team Leader must understand spinal injury and trustworthy, well organised, flexible and able to work as part of a close team supported by the Case Manager.
The Client requires an experienced spinal injury Team Leader to continue her rehabilitation as set out by her therapy team. This role involves personal care, medication management, supra pubic catheter care, domestic activities, assisting with mobility, monitoring and accompanying to medical appointments, social events and leisure activities.
To work within a team in a rehabilitation and support role, enabling the client to lead as fulfilling a life as possible, maximising their physical and psychological well-being and safety at all times giving help and assistance with all activities of daily living.
In accordance with the client’s individual care plan, support the client to meet all personal hygiene needs, elimination needs, pressure area care, nutritional and hydration needs and provide clinical support when training and competence has been achieved:
Temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respirations, oxygen saturations, urinalysis. Recognise emergency situations and respond accordingly. Undertake weight, height and BMI.
Act as a chaperone and support the client in the preparation for treatment and investigations.
To observe and supervise correct use and care of equipment reporting faults and defects as necessary.
Communicate effectively, accurately and courteously with the client and family. Report all care activities including change.
Comply with the requirements of food hygiene and safety legislation.
Attend training courses as necessary and keep up to date with Statutory and Mandatory Training.
Maintain and supervise a safe and tidy working environment, general tidiness, safety, cleanliness and care of the environment.
Use and supervise appropriate infection prevention and control procedures, which include hand hygiene, disposal of waste and dealing with body fluids.
All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS).
Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.
NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer
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