Health Care Assistant - Nights

Employer
Apollo Home Healthcare
Location
Lincoln, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Are you experienced in providing Complex Care to children and young people?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Health Care Assistants to support a young girl with complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Health Care 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 lovely young girl who lives at home with her family in Lincoln.

She attends school during the week where she enjoys socialising with her friends and teachers.

She enjoys lots of sensory activities with her care team which includes texture play with play doh, sound and visual stimulation such as having songs sang to her, listening to music and watching the TV.

Her bedroom looks over the garden and she often enjoys gazing out at the sky and watching the birds.

She is non-verbal and likes for her carers to be tactile in their approach, such as stroking her hand whilst having conversations.

During the night shift you will be assisting with her bedtime routine, carrying out personal care, clinical care, regular rotations and observations.

Please note that due to the location of our service user, drivers are preferred and must have access to a vehicle.

Essential Experience Required
  • 6 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling

Desirable Experience
  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG Feeding)
  • Oral Suctioning

We have the following shifts available;
  • Night shifts from 7pm to 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 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.
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