Apollo Home Healthcare
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Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Care Assistant

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£8.50 - £12.75 Per Hour

Ellesmere - Shropshire

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We are now recruiting an experienced Healthcare Assistant to support a gentleman who has Multiple Sclerosis and requires day to day support. We provide a package of care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so are looking for people to undertake 12-hour day or night shifts.

Our client is non-verbal but has full capacity. He has a supra pubic catheter and a PEG for nutrition and medication, which he will require support with as well as his personal care and moving and handling. He also has poor skin integrity and a stage 4 pressure sore which needs managing.

Our client enjoys social activities such as watching darts, sitting out in the garden and spending time with his family. He lives with his wife and children in a bustling household and his family does play an active role in his care supporting with moving and handling.

Day shifts are 8am to 8pm and nights are 8pm to 8am. We can offer both full and part time positions, but we really want to provide this family with continuity of care, therefore we want to hear from people who can commit on a long-term basis.

Desired skills

Our ideal candidate will have a strong background working in care but also be able to interact socially with our client and his family.

Essential skills

6 months care experience Full drivers licence Exposure to working with clients with MS would be advantageous

Why work for Apollo?

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our employees are integral to doing this. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Full clinical training specific to your client's needs
  • Opportunity to work with other clients in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 24/7 emergency on-call

To apply for this position please feel free to call us on 01902 847111 or click apply now and a member of our recruitment team will be happy to contact you.

Apollo Home Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer (Agy). Please do not apply unless you can evidence previous experience.

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