Healthcare Assistant - AHG8 - #482977


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 care to an adult male in his own home whom has a variety of medical conditions including Cerebral Palsy, Profound Learning Disabilities, Dysphasia and Dystonic Quadriplegia. .

As a Healthcare assistant you will be working alongside a colleague as this service user requires 2:1 support at all times to ensure all of his medical and personal needs are safely met.

On a daily basis you will support with all manual handling and personal care needs. In additional to these you will support with airway and secretion management via his Tracheostomy site, performing suctioning when required. Administering all dietary & medication intake via his Gastrostomy as well as observing and responding to any Epileptic activity in line with his detailed care plan.

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

We can offer you:

  • £ 9.50 – £13.61 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:

  • Tracheostomy Care & Suctioning
  • Ventilation care
  • Dystonia
  • Dysphasia
  • Medication management
  • Manual handling
  • Learning Disabilities
  • 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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