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Job Ref:  DE00587NOR
Employer:  Interserve
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Norfolk
Post Code:  NR17
15/10/2016 00:06
Hourly Rate Bands N/A Salaried/Hourly-Paid Hourly-Paid

About the role:
Interserve Healthcare are currently recruiting for Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers to work in the Attleborough area of Norfolk.
The young lady we look after at present has just had her care increased to lots of flexible hours throughout the day and night hence why we are adding to this care team. She is 19 years old and lives at home with her parents and brother. The client has complex clinical needs so you will need to have minimum of six months care experience working with teenagers that are very ill. Her condition is called: Lennox-gastaut syndrome and she can be quite challenging with her behaviour at times. Every day is completely different with our client therefore her care needs vary daily.

At present she is having an annexe built onto the side of the house to be able to move into and help promote her own independence. This will be very positive for her but also the family too.

The care package is very interesting as you are working as a double up carer with another member of our team or mum. You can take the young lady out on days trips she loves animals, gardening, playing with arts and crafts, loves the simple things in life like her swimming pool, her dogs but she also loves having attention directed towards her too.

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Care Assistants/Support Workers with good communication skills. Experience of working with young adults with PEG feeds, epileptic clients and/or learning difficulties is advantageous.

Full bespoke training will be provided.

Rates of pay range from £8.75 to £17.25 per hour.
Various shifts are available - 7 days a week.

Duties to include:
* Providing assistance with personal care
* Epilepsy management
* Medication Assistance
* Light cleaning duties
* Social interaction

Following skills & experience required:
• 6 months previous care experience
• Experience of working with clients with complex care needs
• Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
• Caring and compassionate attitude
• Can commit to regular hours
• Medication management
• Manual handling
• Epilepsy
• Learning difficulties

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 24/7 support from the Senior Nurse Team
• Refer a friend bonus scheme
• First refusal to other care opportunities
• Members loyalty scheme

Interserve Healthcare is an Investors in Diversity accredited company & committed to equal opportunities for all (Agy).
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