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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 - Complex Care

Job details

Job Ref
10021-A5943

Salary
£10.50 - £15.75

Location
Stockport - Greater Manchester

Job type
HCA

Closing date
28-Feb-2018

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare provides support an amazing young boy who lives in the Stockport area, and we are currently looking for a female Care Assistant who can join his existing care team.

Our client has a condition called Myotubular Myopathy and chronic lung disease, so he is fully dependant on his family and care team for all his clinical needs.

His care team consists of both Nurses and Care Assistants who have an excellent relationship with our young client and we are looking for someone who can provide this same level of interaction.

As a care assistant on this package you will be required to carry out tracheostomy care, ventilator management and PEG feeding/medication. Although having experience in these areas would be advantageous, we would consider someone who shows real passion and dedication for learning these skills. We have a team of Registered Nurses who will support you and ensure you are competent to carry out these tasks.

Another integral part of this role is supporting our client’s family, who are actively involved in his care. They have a very loving and close relationship and we want to enable his them enjoy their time together rather than worrying about his care needs.

Training

In order to get to know the routine and care needs of this child, you will have the opportunity to shadow a skilled member of staff for your first 6 weeks of employment.

During this time you will be paid £9 an hour and when you are signed off to work independently your hourly rate will increase to between £10.50 to £15.75 /hour.

Desired skills

The role is perfect for someone who is bubbly and warm and loves to work with children. Our client responds to routine so we are looking for someone who can provide continuity and dedication so that he sees familiar faces on a long term basis.

Due to the level of care we provide, we can offer both full and part time positions during the day and night.

Essential skills

We cannot accept applications from candidates who cannot evidence previous care experience.

This position is for female carers only.

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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