|Job Ref:||DE01173COL||Employer:||Interserve||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Chelmsford||Address:||Post Code:||CM2||Post Date:||07/10/2016 00:10|
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About the role
Interserve Healthcare is a leading care provider who puts care at the heart of everything we do. We support a range of clients varying in age and care requirements which can include mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and clients with more complex clinical needs.
We are seeking Healthcare Assistants to work within a family home environment, supporting a female client with complex care needs.
Our client is unable to communicate or voluntarily carry out any movements and is therefore fully dependent on assistance for all bed mobility and self-care and to anticipate her every need through familiarity with her facial expressions as an indication of pain/discomfort. She suffers from regular seizures which are often tonic-clonic due to Lennox Gestaut Syndrome. She has a permanently left-leaning scoliokyphosed spine and limited head control.
You must be a passionate carer who is flexible and understanding. You will have previous experience of working with clients of a similar background. We require experienced candidates who can offer a regular commitment to ensure continuity of care is provided.
We are looking for Healthcare Assistants who:
• Have 6 months previous care experience
• Have experience of working with clients with complex care needs (advantageous)
• Have excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
• Have a caring and compassionate attitude
• Can commit to regular hours
We also offer the following training to enhance your professional development and enable more variety in other care packages:
• Tracheostomy care
• Gastrostomy care
• Ventilation care
• Medication management
• Catheter care
• Manual handling
• Spinal Injury
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:
• Excellent rates of pay which range from £8.80 to £13.71 per hour 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).