Children's Care Assistant job vacancy

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Pay Rate (ph)
£11.50 - £14.00

Accrington - Lancashire

Work Patterns
Part Time, Nights, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays,

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Job description

Are you passionate about enhancing a child or young person's everyday life?

Would you like to progress your career by working with children who require complex clinical care?

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

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

Our service user is a wonderful young boy who lives with his family in Accrington.

He likes listening to music, being read to, and engaging in playtime and sensory based play such as lights, sounds and textures. It is important that his care team promote his development by positive praise, play and interaction.

He is totally dependent on his family and carers to meet his needs as he has no mobility and is unable to communicate verbally.

During the night you will assist with his bedtime routine, carry out clinical interventions and observations, and ensure his safety always.

He usually sleeps well but can have unsettled nights.

You must be able to anticipate his wants and needs to avoid him becoming distressed or frustrated.

Our ideal applicant will have a genuine interest and passion for working with children and be able to provide lots of laughter and smiles.

Essential Experience Required

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

Desirable Experience

  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Epilepsy Knowledge
  • Seizure Management
  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG Feeding)

We have the following shifts available;

  • Part Time Nights
  • 10pm “ 8am

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, really making an impact on his 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 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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