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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.

Healthcare Assistant

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Job Ref
10263-A6828

Salary
£9.50 - £15.00 per hour

Location
Wigan - Greater Manchester

Job type
HCA

Closing date
31-Aug-2018

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare specialises in the provision of highly complex care services delivered in our client’s own homes. The clients that we work with can have long-term, life-limiting conditions that mean they require a care team indefinitely, and we work hard to build close relationships with those clients and their families as we understand the importance that we play in their lives.

We currently have a position available for an experienced healthcare assistant to support our client who has a spinal injury.

Our client’s condition means that he has a tracheostomy and is ventilator dependent. He is nil by mouth so has all nutrition via gastrostomy and requires hoisting for all transfers.

We provide a package of care that covers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so we have both day and night shifts available. Day shifts are from 8am to 8pm and nights are 8pm to 8am. Continuity of the care team is extremely important to this gentleman and his family, so we need healthcare assistants who can commit to regular work with this client on a long-term basis.

We are looking for healthcare assistant who can assist with clinical requirements as well as personal care, moving and handling and supporting out in the community.

Essential skills

At least 6 months care experience Exposure to working within a complex care environment Tracheostomy 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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