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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.

Health Care Assistant job vacancy in Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job Ref
10034

Pay Rate (ph)
£9.00 - £12.00

Location
Northampton - Northamptonshire

Closing date
30-08-2018

Work Patterns
Nights,

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare is recruiting for an experienced Care Assistant to care for a teenager who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Our young client has lots of hobbies and interests and likes to be as active as possible. He enjoys playing computer games, sci-fi and football. We are looking for staff who can get involved and support him with all of the things he enjoys.

We provide a package of 2:1 care that covers 9 hour waking night shifts from 11pm to 8am. We are looking for staff who can work 2-3 night shifts a week.

You will be supporting with position changes overnight, personal care, oral suctioning, administration of medication, use of a physio vest and cough assist. You will also need to respond to ventilator alarms as required.

Essential skills

  • At least 6 months care experience
  • Moving and handling
  • Oral suctioning
  • Cough assist

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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