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

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£8 - £13 p/hour

Shirley, Birmingham - West Midlands

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Apollo Home Healthcare is currently recruiting an experienced care assistant to support a client who has a life-limiting neurological condition.

Our client’s condition effects his nerves and muscles. He has epilepsy and severe scoliosis and receives all nutrition and medication via a PEG.

We are looking for care assistants who are confident working with clients with complex care needs and can support with all personal care and moving and handling as well as chest therapy and oral/nasal suctioning, ventilator management and bowel care. Our client also has epilepsy, so you will be required to support with seizure management.

Our client is just 16 years old and despite his complex care needs he enjoys all the typical things a young boy would enjoy including listening to music, socialising with his family and care team and creative play.

You must have at least 6 months care experience and be confident working with a non-verbal client. This role does provide an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong background in care to up-skill into a more complex environment.

The shifts we have available are: Week 1 Monday 16.00 till 23.00 Wednesday 08.00 till 23.00 Saturday 16.00 till 23.00 Week 2 Monday 08.00 till 23.00 Wednesday 08.00 till 16.00 Friday 16.00 till 23.00 Sunday 16.0 till 23.00 With both full and part time positions available.

Essential skills

At least 6 months care experience Exposure to working in a complex environment would be an advantage Moving and handling Personal care

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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