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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
10191-A5922

Salary
£100 per day

Location
Birmingham - West Midlands

Job type
HCA

Closing date
31-Mar-2018

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Job description

We are currently recruiting female Healthcare Assistants to provide complex care in the home of our client who has a spinal injury and requires 2:1 support.

The package of care we provide includes both days and nights on 12-hour shifts. Day shifts are from 7am to 9pm on a 2:1 basis and nights are from 7pm to 7am 1:1.

This client’s spinal injury means that she has a Tracheostomy in situ so requires inner tube changes, collar changes and suctioning. You will also be required to provide ventilator management as well as some personal care and bowel management. In addition to the clinical tasks you will also be required to support with meal preparation and general domestic duties within certain areas of the home.

This client does not leave her home, so her care team are really important to her. On top of giving her the clinical support that she needs they also provide social companionship, sharing her enjoyment of music and watching Sunday Service. Continuity of care is essential, so we are looking for staff that can commit to regular, on-going shifts.

The right candidate will have a strong background in delivering care in a home environment including personal care and moving and handling. Experience in the more complex clinical tasks would be desirable, however one of the benefits of working on this package is that we can provide training to support your development into complex care.

Desired skills

  • At least one year's care experience
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Personal care
  • Moving and handling

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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