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Healthcare Worker Programme

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SUPPORT WORKER NEEDED

What is Healthcare worker Programme

In the UK, a healthcare worker programme is a dedicated professional who plays a vital role in providing essential care and support to patients and clients within the healthcare system. These individuals work across various healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and community care facilities. Healthcare workers include a diverse range of professionals, such as nurses, doctors, healthcare assistants, and allied health professionals like physiotherapists and occupational therapists. They are committed to promoting health, preventing illnesses, and delivering quality patient care with compassion and empathy. Whether administering medications, assisting in medical procedures, providing personal care, or offering therapeutic treatments, healthcare workers are at the frontline of ensuring the well-being and comfort of those they serve. Their unwavering dedication and expertise make a significant impact on the lives of patients and contribute to the overall functioning and success of the UK's healthcare system.

Job Description

SUPPORT WORKER DUTIES:

Providing companionship and support during daily activities.

Transporting clients to appointments, outings and social engagements.

Implementing strategies for managing dementia and other health issues.

Delivering activities that promote emotional and intellectual stimulation.

Implementing care programs for clients in residential care facilities.

Maintaining a safe living environment by minimising or removing safety risks or hazards

Performing household tasks such as preparing meals, laundry, shopping and cleaning.

Using equipment to assist clients with limited mobility, such a hoist, swivel cushions and wheelchairs.

Liaising with other health care professionals, family members and carers.

Assisting clients with personal care activities.

Qualification Requirement

Any Support worker employed to offer care services to aged care consumers or/ and disability participants must complete CHC22015 – Certificate II in Community Services, plus CHCSS00131 Skill Set – Individual Support Home and Community (Ageing) and CHCSS00132 Skill Set – Individual Support Home and Community (Disability).

These requirements are required according to:

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
UK Bureau of Statistics
Aged Care Workforce Industry Council
The UK Council on Healthcare Standards
Care Services UK

Work Experience Requirement

The candidate has worked in the healthcare industry for at least a minimum of two (2) years.
Candidate has healthcare industry experience within the past six (6) months.
The candidate worked in the same role for the last (1) year.

English-level Language Requirement

Candidate possesses authenticated IELTS certification (or a similar equivalent), validating that their overall score is an overall band score (General Stream) of at least 5.0 with a score of at least 4.5 in each test component or similar equivalent English language test.

Visa Requirements

The Australian Department of Home Affairs has four (4) requirements for a 482 visa:
You must have UK Qualification Framework Certificate II or III.
You must have ANZSCO Skill Level 4 (Occupations at Skill Level 4 have a skill level commensurate with UKQF Certificate II or III.
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the above formal qualifications.
Candidate possesses authenticated IELTS certification (or a similar equivalent), validating that their overall score is an overall band score (General Stream) of at least 5.0 with a score of at least 4.5 in each test component or similar equivalent English language test.

Remuneration (Salary)

Starting salary package from $65,195 per annum, made up of $59,000 base salary plus $6,195.
You will work 7.6 hours a day for 38 hours per week.
You will have the opportunity to work overtime with extra income.

Terms of Employment

This is a full-time position.
Two (2) years employment contract.
The employment contract will indicate the terms and conditions of the role based on the existing workplace rights and obligations.
Confirmation of this position is subject to a successful three (3) month probation period.
Subclass 482 (Temporary Skills Shortage) visa.
The nominating organisations may determine the visa subclass according to their requirement.
Job Placement may be situated within regional and remote locations in UK.

How to Apply?

If you believe you would be an eligible candidate for this program based on the criteria specified, please submit your Expression of Interest.