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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.

Children's Care Assistant - Complex Care

Job details

Job Ref
10059-A5929

Salary
£9.00 - £13.00

Location
Nottingham - Nottinghamshire

Job type
HCA

Closing date
31-Mar-2018

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Job description

We currently have a position available for an experienced care assistant to provide care throughout the night to our very young client who has Downs Syndrome and associated conditions.

This lovely little boy has a tracheostomy and 24 hour ventilation, as well as being nil by mouth and fed via PEG. He has hearing aids and a sight impairment which means he cannot close his eyes.

Our client is a busy little boy who likes to play with his toys in his playroom and bedroom. He has sensory lights and mobiles to keep him entertained and likes people to talk to him and play with him. He can blow raspberries, smiles when he is happy and waves his arms and legs vigorously when playful. He is a lovely little boy to be around and as a result this is a lovely package to be part of.

We provide a care from 10pm to 7am on a Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. We are looking for carers who can cover regular shifts to provide continuity of care to both the client and his family.

You will be supporting with all aspects of personal care, administering medication and nutrition via PEG and oxygen administration. It is also important that you have the softs skills to engage with this young boy and his family and support him to live his life to the full.

Essential skills

  • At least 6 months care experience
  • Tracheostomy care
  • PEG feeding and medication
  • Oxygen administration
  • Ability to commit to long term shifts

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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