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Paediatric Healthcare Assistant - Nights

Basildon, Essex
£14.56 to £17.92 Per Hour
Job Type
14 Sep 2021

About the role

Would you like an opportunity to develop new skills and progress your career?

You will be working in a family home with our client a female infant aged 1 with complex care needs (Cornelia de Lange Syndrome).

Healthcare Assistants (HCA's) will have an opportunity to build on their current experience by working directly with clinical interventions including Tracheostomy Care (suctioning, tape and trache changes), Ventilator Management and Observations, PEG Feeds and medication management.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career and work within a community setting providing a high standard of clinical, physical and emotional support.

We are seeking Healthcare Assistants (HCA's) to work in partnership with our nurses to provide clinical interventions for patients with a range of debilitating conditions and disabilities. You will be compassionate and caring with a sesire to succeed in all that you do. We have an excellent training programme in place to support you with your career development.

Shift patterns are: 21:00pm - 09:00am Waking Nights

Rates of Pay: £14.56 up to £17.92 (inclusive of holiday pay)

We can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • On-going FREE training and development opportunities
  • Free Uniform

In return, we'd like you to have:

  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to commit to regular (flexible) hours

If you have any of the following experience, it will support your application - but even if you don't we can still offer FREE training in all these areas:

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilation care
  • Medication management
  • Catheter care
  • Manual handling
  • Spinal Injury
  • ABI
  • Epilepsy
  • Experience of working with clients with complex care needs

Advantage 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.

As a Care Assistant duties will vary dependent on each client's individual care plan. These may include personal care, assistance with moving and handling, support with community outings and medication administration.

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  • Job Reference: 372758981-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Recruiter: CCH Advantage healthcare
    CCH Advantage healthcare
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Salary: £14.56 to £17.92 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract