Health Care Assistant Contracted up to 36 Hours

Recruiter
GK
Location
Halesowen
Salary
From £8.75 to £11.75 per hour Possible pay review after 3 months.
Posted
19 Mar 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Personal Care Assistants are required to support a young lady with Complex Care needs. Location: Halesowen in the West Midlands. On a permanent contract to cover up to 36 hours a week, these shifts are 12 hours each, which include alternate weekends. Day shift patterns are 08:00-20:00. Flexibility is required to cover holiday leave and sickness. Salary ranges from 8.75-11.75 per hour. We are looking for Care Assistants to work as part of a team to look after a young lady, following a long stay in a Spinal Injury Hospital. She contracted a serious infection, which became progressive and led to her having a SCI lesion. She now requires breathing support from a ventilator and has a tracheostomy in situ, which requires ongoing management and day time intervention. All training for this will be provided. Despite her care needs, this young lady has a great sense of humour and likes to interact with her care workers on shift, she loves a variety of television programmes and daily soaps. She has high input on the care package provided, and can help support and inform you of tasks that need to be carried out, she will communicate things she wants doing. This young lady requires particular support with; Tracheostomy/ Ventilation/ Suctioning/ Catheter Care/ Nebulisers/Moving and handling and medication administration via PEG. Moving and handling is required to be conducted in accordance with risk assessments to reduce the risk of skin damage. The Care Assistants will be part of a dedicated team of healthcare professionals and work under the guidance and supervision of a Team leader and supported by community nurses. You should be focused and aim to meet the support needs of this young ladies individual care and rehabilitation programme. This is an excellent opportunity to diversify your skills and experience in a complex and rewarding package. We are seeking applicants who have a caring nature, friendly disposition, and who can be flexible and work well in a team environment following the demands of the job. You need to be trustworthy, reliable, and punctual. Previous care experience is desired but not essential, and attendance to 4-6 hour shadow shifts for training purposes is necessary to begin with. This will enable successful candidates the opportunity to interact with Grace, and utilise her input. Please send your CVs to the email address provided, quoting the reference: GK / 2018. Applicants will be subject to enhanced level DBS check. Job Type: Permanent Job Type: Full-time This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80556277

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