Healthcare Assistant

Wickford, UK
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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About the role
Our client is a young adult in her mid- twenties who has suffered a complete spinal cord injury; she is fully dependent on her care team for all activities of daily living. This includes feeding, delivering excellent standards of personal care, moving and handling, administration of medication and managing complex respiratory and continence needs.

Despite the restrictions and limitations placed on her following her injury, our client has a positive outlook on life, she is bright and bubbly and enjoys going out and taking part in many social and recreational activities for example, trips to the theatre, eating out, weekends away, wheelchair dancing and drama.

You will be working alongside an experienced team member who will support you to deliver excellent care to our client. You will be engaged with an up skilling programme and receive training in line with our client's needs. A nurse will visit you to ensure that you are competent.

Shift Pattern: Long Days, Waking and Sleeping Nights. She has 2 support workers at all times.

We can offer you:
  • Weekly pay plus holiday pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-going FREE training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (cash reward between £150 - £400)
  • Free Uniform

In return, we'd like you to have:
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to commit to regular (flexible) hours
  • 6 months experience working in care in the UK

If you have any of the following experience, it will support your application - but even if you don't we can still offer FREE training in all these areas:

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilation care
  • Medication management
  • Catheter care
  • Manual handling
  • Spinal Injury
  • ABI
  • Epilepsy
  • Experience of working with clients with complex care needs

Interserve Healthcare is a leading care provider who puts care at the heart of everything we do. We support a range of clients varying in age and care requirements which can include mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and clients with more complex clinical needs.

As a Care Assistant duties will vary dependent on each client's individual care plan. These may include personal care, assistance with moving and handling, support with community outings and medication administration.

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