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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
10505-A6712

Salary
£9.00 - £13.00 p/h

Location
Kings Heath - West Midlands

Job type
HCA

Closing date
01-Jun-2018

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare is a specialist provider of complex care services, delivered within our clients’ own homes.

We currently have a position available for an experienced female healthcare assistant to provide care to our client who is Tetraplegic following a C6 spinal injury.

Our client lives in her own home, which has been specially adapted for her needs. She uses a wheelchair independently but requires support with moving and handling and her personal care including washing and getting dressed in the morning.

We deliver a package of care that is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Shifts are split into 12-hour days and 12 hour nights so we are looking to build a team to cover all hours. Day shifts are 8am to 8pm and night shifts are 8pm to 8am. We can offer these shifts on a full and part time basis.

Day shifts will include supporting our client to get out into the community using her mobility vehicle, as well as supporting her with daily tasks and catheter care. Throughout the night she requires monitoring for signs of autonomic dysreflexia and maintaining her comfort levels.

Applicants must have a full UK driving licence to be able to drive the client’s mobility vehicle. For insurance purposes you must be over 21 years old.

Essential skills

At least 6 months care experience Experience working with spinal injury clients Driving license Non-smoker

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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