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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 Complex Care Assistant

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Job Ref
10142-A6672

Salary
£9.00 - £13.00

Location
Corby - Northamptonshire

Job type
HCA

Closing date
31-May-2018

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare is recruiting an experienced female care assistant to provide care in the home of our 16-year-old client who has a complex chromosomal abnormality. Her condition means that she has Severe Global Development Delay, Postural Scoliosis and Skeletal Dysplasia.

Our client has a permanent tracheostomy in situ and a PEG for all nutrition. She suffers with blackouts and has behavioral and communication difficulties which means she can present challenging behavior. As a result, she needs a dedicated care assistant who can fully support her in her home on a long-term basis.

We provide support over 6 nights per week throughout the day and night so can offer a variety of shifts on both a part time basis. You will be required to support with tracheostomy care (suctioning, changing tapes and emergency changes), gastrostomy feeding and medication, personal care and moving and handling.

Our client is very playful and likes anything with a shiny surface and that you can see a reflection in. She also enjoys bright colours and her rattle. She attends a school for children with additional needs from Monday to Friday, which the carers also attend with her.

This position is a long-term role where you will receive all clinical training needed to deliver the best standard of care. You will be providing vital support to a family to enable them to spend time together as much as possible.

To apply for this role you can contact our recruitment team on 01902 847 111 or apply online now.

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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