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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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Job Ref
10335-A6841

Salary
£9.00 - £13.00

Location
Skegness - Lincolnshire

Job type
HCA

Closing date
31-Aug-2018

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare is currently recruiting a Care Assistant to provide support in the home of our client how has some complex clinical care needs.

Our client is 33 years old and has scoliosis and epilepsy. Her condition means that she is wheelchair bound at all times and fed and medicated via a PEG. She also has a tracheostomy in situ.

We are building a team of both care assistants and nurses to provide 2:1 care. The team will be required to cover 6 hour days shifts on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and/or 12 hour waking night shifts from Monday to Sunday 8pm to 8am.

You will be required to support with moving and handling, which will be on a 2:1 basis using a ceiling track hoist. You will also provide tracheostomy care and administer food and medication via a PEG. Other duties will include pain management, personal care and epilepsy management.

Our client loves being read to and being taken out into the community to get fresh air and a change of scenery. She lives at home with her Mother who is trained in all aspects of her care. Our care team will allow Mum some respite during the 3 days each week and also allow her to sleep during the night.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced care assistant to work closely with one client and build a strong relationship that will make a huge impact on this client’s quality of life.

Essential skills

  • Previous experience of working in care
  • An understanding of complex care
  • Dedicated, passionate and willing to make a long term commitment to our client.

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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