Healthcare Assistant job vacancy

Job details

Job Ref
13992

Pay Rate (ph)
£10.50 - £13.50

Location
Corby - Northamptonshire

Work Patterns
Full Time, Days, Evenings, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays,

Driver Required
No

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Job description

Are you looking to expand your skills and enhance your career to include providing Complex Clinical Care or do you already have Complex Care experience?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Healthcare Assistants to support a female with complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Healthcare Assistants who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering exceptional care and who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

This is a 2:1 package of care and you will be supporting both at college and at her home address.

Our service user is a sociable young woman who lives with her parents in Corby.

She is cheeky, mischievous, has a great sense of humour and is looking for a like-minded individual to join her team.

She loves to access the community and enjoys going to coffee shops and watching people pass by. She also likes to visit the local boating lake with the help of her care team.

Fashion, being pampered and having her nails painted are things she particularly enjoys as well listening to music, being read to, and spending time with her friends and family.

Our service user has a visual impairment and is unable to communicate verbally. She will indicate how she is feeling by using expressions and emotions, such as laughing, smiling, crying, and changing her vocal range.

Clapping, smiling, and reaching out are some of the ways she will initiate conversation, as well as eye pointing and facial expressions to indicate her wants and needs.

You will need to ensure you become familiar with her forms of communication to enable to you to respond to her wants and needs.

Ideally you will have experience of using reassurance and distraction techniques effectively.

Essential Experience Required

  • 3 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving & Handling

Desirable Experience

  • PEG Feeding
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Seizure Management
  • Drivers preferred

We have the following shifts available;

  • Part Time Days - 8.30am - 5.30pm
  • Evenings - 5.30pm - 9pm

This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional care and support to our service user and really making an impact on her day-to-day life.

Why work for Apollo Home Healthcare?

We specialise in the provision of highly complex clinical care services delivered in the homes of service users.

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Full clinical training
  • Opportunity to work with other service users in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development

We need key workers on the front line supporting our service users in the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated recruitment team on 01902 847111 or email on recruitment@apollohomehealthcare.com to find out more.

Why work for Apollo?

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this.

Just some of the benefits:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Full clinical training
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Onging training & development

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