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 - Little girl with complex care needs

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£10.00 - £15.00 Per Hour

Barnsley - South Yorkshire

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This little girl's needs

We are recruiting an experienced care assistant in the Barnsley area to support a 6-year-old girl who suffered a C1/2 spinal injury.

Our young client is tracheostomy dependent, is fully ventilated and has a Gastro-Jejunal (GJ) Tube for feeding. She is immobile and is non-verbal, however she can mouth words and can make herself understood by people who know her.

You will be required to provide ventilator management, PEG feeding, personal care that includes regular pressure relief, moving and handling and social stimulation.

This is a lovely client to work with and a great opportunity to make an impact on this young girl’s life.

She goes to school so you will also support her in an educational environment.

The hours of care

We have a mixture of nights available to suit what you are looking for. The nights are currently 8pm-8am.

Continuity of care is extremely important to our client and her family, so we want to hear from candidates who can commit to long-term shifts.

Our ideal candidate

We require someone who has a strong background working in care and has exposure to the tasks above.

You must be a car driver and a non-smoker.

Who are Apollo Home Healthcare

We are a specialist provider of complex care. What this means for you, is you will be given the tools and guidance needed to continue building on your skills.

What will I get when working for AHH?

  • All of our staff are paid very competitive pay rates. This particular client's care package starts at £10 an hour and will increase for nights and weekends.
  • We provide a company pension.
  • You will receive holiday pay When you work, you accrue the holiday pay which will then be paid during annual leave.

You will also receive ongoing training and development from the staff in our Doncaster office. They are there to ensure you are able to provide the best standard of care and to ensure you are enjoying your job!

I want to apply!

That is great news. We would love to hear from you.

You can apply using the following methods:

  • Call 01902 847111 and ask for Cory. I will be happy to go through everything you need to know.
  • Click apply now and submit your CV.

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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