Healthcare Assistant - AHG2 - #482944


Date: Aug 6, 2022
City: Birmingham
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day

About the Healthcare Assistant Position

We are looking to recruit dedicated Health Care Assistants to provide complex care to a wonderful teenage girl in her family home as well as her school environment.

Our service user has Cerebral Palsy and due to her not being able to independently mobilise she will be requiring your support with all manual handling and personal care. You will also be her advocate in verbalising her needs and wishes, likes and dislikes which our young lady will communicate with you via sounds and facial expressions. On a day to day basis you will support with her administration of her nutritional intake via a Gastrostomy PEG along with administering all medications prescribed including Nebuliser and any secretion management via Oral and Naso suctioning.

This fun loving and articulate young lady enjoys the company of her friends and family and looks forward to participate in many activities in and out of school which include Arts & Crafts, Music, Sensory lights and having a story read to her.

Healthcare Assistants ideally will have worked with similar clinical complex care, however full complex care training and support will be provided to you.

Hours of work will be;

Mon - Fri 08.00 - 16.00 

Sat & Sun 10.00 - 14.00 

We can offer you:

  • £10 - £13  per hour
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-going FREE training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (reward up to £150)
  • 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:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • PEG Feed 
  • Medication via PEG
  • Nebuliser
  • Oral & Naso Suctioning 
  • Manual handling
  • Epilepsy
  • Experience in working with clients with complex care needs

Advantage Healthcare is a leading care provider that 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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