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Healthcare Assistant - Children's Care

Apollo Home Healthcare
Kettering, UK
Closing date
27 Nov 2020

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Are you experienced in providing Complex Care to children and young people?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Healthcare Assistants to support a young 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 young girl who lives with her family and siblings in Northampton.

She attends school throughout the week where she likes spending time with her friends and teachers.

Playtime is a big part of this role and she really enjoys playing with musical instruments, taking part in sensory and messy play, and playing outdoors. She also enjoys imaginative play, dressing up as a princess and playing with her favourite dolls!

She is also a big fan of CBeebies, especially Mr. Tumble who she enjoys watching on TV.

Initially she can be shy, so our ideal candidate will have a passion for working with children and able to engage and build a strong positive relationship with our service user.

You will also be happy to interact, engage and take part in the activities she enjoys.

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

Desirable Experience
  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG Feeding)
  • Knowledge of Cerebral Palsy
  • Knowledge of Scoliosis
  • Knowledge of Dystonia

We have the following shifts available;
  • Full Time Nights - 10pm - 8am
  • Part Time Days 5 hour shift

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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