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Healthcare Assistant
Title: Healthcare Assistant
Category: Medical Health
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Part Time
Salary: £10.20 - £11.25
Salary per: hour
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Complex Care Healthcare Assistants

Permanent Position working 24 hours per week - 2 x 12 hour shifts. You Must be flexible to days / nights and weekends

Pay rate: £10.20- £11.25 per hour

Shifts: ; 2

Driving licence required

Fully funded training will be provided

As a Personal Care Assistant you will provide and maintain a high standard of care to highly dependent clients with varied and complex care needs, allowing them to live independent and fulfilling lives within their own homes. To work either as part of a team or independently, ensuring that at all times your client receives an effective and efficient service that meets their chosen lifestyle, within a safe environment.

We will provide you with client specific training to ensure that your client receives the best level of care possible.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

5 day Paid Induction courseHoliday Pay24hr Advice LineAccess to a Pension SchemeOn-going trainingFull Enhanced DBS paid for by the companyCare CertificateRefer a friend and you can receive £400Clinical/Care Responsibilities:

• Bowel and bladder management, which can include catheter care, bladder washouts, management of sheath drainage systems, use of suppositories and manual evacuation of bowels.

• Monitoring of skin (at least once a day) to ensure the prevention of pressure sores and other skin problems.

• Ensuring that the client has frequent and regular relief of vulnerable pressure areas, including turning at night to prevent development of pressure sores

• Moving and handling of client using specialised equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and training provided.

• Assistance with clients ventilator and other breathing support equipment, such as CPAP (Continuous Pressure Airway Programme) as necessary

• Assist client with coughing as necessary

• Assistance with basic physiotherapy. i.e. passive movements of client limbs to ensure that joints do not seize up and that limbs do not develop contractures

• To assist Senior Personal Care Assistants with tracheotomy changes, suction, peg feeds and Ambubag as required

• Personal care of client to include, dressing, washing, bathing, grooming and other general hygiene

• Administration and record keeping of medication when required under supervision of client or family member

• Assistance with light domestic duties, including preparation of food, washing, ironing, shopping and light cleaning

• Assistance with feeding client if necessary

• Accompanying client on trips away from their home, such as business trips, holidays, shopping, social and leisure activities

• Assistance with checking and basic maintenance of disability equipment, such as wheelchairs, cushions, etc.

If you would like to make a difference in someone’s life and be rewarded for your skills then please apply with your CV.
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