Job Details

Live in Carer/PA

£910 Weekly, Contract

Posted: 1 day ago

Private Employer


Spinal Homecare Services provides high quality specialist support on a live in basis for adults with spinal cord injury throughout the UK. We are seeking to recruit, experienced preferred, spinal injury support workers to work with our client who have sustained a spinal injury and requires full support assisting with bowel, bladder, personal care and moving and handling tasks. *Due to our clients’ needs currently we are looking for Female applicants who hold a Full UK driving licence only*

Responsibilities - You will be responsible for assisting with:

• Supporting our client in remaining as independent as possible

• Providing personalised support in a confidential and sensitive manner whilst always remaining professional.

• Understanding and following care plans.

• Remaining in regular contact with Care Manager.

• Participating in monitoring and reviewing of the clients care plans and risk assessments.

• Always work in a professional manner with all members of the Clients Multidisciplinary team and any other health professionals that may be involved.

• Assistance with Service Users’ mobility, feeding, washing, bathing and dressing.

• Management of bladder care.

• Management of neurogenic bowel – undertaking bowel care regime as defined in the care and support plan- this may include Digital Rectal Examination, Digital Rectal Stimulation, Digital Rectal removal of faeces, insertion of suppositories or enema, use of bowel irrigation system.

• Assistance with domestic care tasks such as laundry, ironing, and household cleaning.

• Preparation of food and drinks, kitchen cleaning and hygiene, assistance with shopping and menu planning.

• Assisting Service Users to attend appointments, go shopping, collect pensions etc.

• Provision of emotional support to increase the Service Users’ confidence and motivation.

• Assist with the use of moving and handling equipment to promote independence and ensure safety of all

• Monitor skin integrity and ensure any changes are noted and raised with clinical lead, so these changes can be acted on

• Administer medication as designated in the care and support plan in accordance with Company policies and procedures. This may include monitoring self-medication, prompting medication or administering medication.

• Document clearly in the daily records on the progress of rehabilitation programmes i.e. observing, recording, and reporting on changes in a Service User’s physical and/or emotional condition.

• To be able to work around animals.

What we offer in return:

• Pay rate of £910 per week (paid monthly) + a weekly food allowance of up to £49.00.

• Time and a half & double pay on Bank Holidays.

• Free DBS.

• Free & paid face to face training course taking place week commencing 22nd July 2024

• Ongoing support and supervision in the client’s home from our dedicated team.

• Round the clock support and an ‘out of hours’ service in case of emergencies.

• Travel expenses paid for to and from placements.

• Employee Pension Scheme.

• Please note - You MUST have a legal right to live and work in the UK and only successful applications will be contacted.

** Spinal Homecare is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, in this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit Non- smoking, manual car driver with a clean driving licence or 3 points maximum, 21+ female at the request of the client/s.

Job Details

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
£910 Weekly