|Job Ref:||DE00573STR||Employer:||Interserve||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||London||City:||Central London||Address:||Post Date:||16/10/2016 00:12|
Hourly Rate Bands N/A Salaried/Hourly-Paid Hourly-Paid |
About the role:
We are looking for caring and compassionate Healthcare Assistants who have experience in supporting children with complex care needs.
Our client is a one year old child who is compromised by a persistent left sided lung collapse and has an unsafe swallow. This client has a mic key button in situ for all his nutritional and medicinal needs. He requires regular suctioning and nebuliser therapy to keep his airway clear and patent.
He also has a tracheostomy and ventilation in situ.
He is learning how to communicate, and is beginning to recognise familiar objects and likes being sung to. He has an older sister and lives with both his parents. The parents desire is to feel a sense of assurance so that they can have a good night's respite.
Our client requires 1:1 care, and the shifts we currently have available are 7 nights and 2 full days per week.
As a Healthcare Assistant within this care team you will be required to observe the client, provide suctioning, support with feeding via the mic button, monitor breathing, administer medication and undertake any personal care. ou should have first hand experience looking after children with similar conditions in their own home or in a hospital setting.
You will need to have had prior exposure to supporting a child's suctioning requirements and oxygen levels. Experience in administering medication would be advantageous.
Rates of pay range from £11.00 to £13.25 per hour.
Following skills & experience required:
• 6 months previous care experience
• Experience of working with children with complex care needs
• Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
• Caring and compassionate
• Can commit to regular hours
• Tracheostomy care
• Gastrostomy care
• Ventilation care
• Medication management
About the Company:
Interserve Healthcare delivers specialist healthcare services to clients in their own homes and in healthcare establishments throughout the UK. We recruit Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers on a national basis to deliver outstanding care and support to our ever-growing client base.
What we can offer you:
• Weekly pay plus holiday pay
• On going clinical support and training from the clinical team
• Refer a friend bonus scheme
• Regular shift patterns
Opportunity for career progression and exposure to working with some of the best children hospitals in London such as GOSH and Royal Brompton.
Interserve Healthcare is an Investors in Diversity accredited company & committed to equal opportunities for all (Agy).