Complex Care Assistant - Chelmsford, Essex

Posted 12 September by Interserve Healthcare Group

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.

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. Shift patterns are 08.00 - 20.00 and 20.00 - 08.00.

  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (Seizures)
  • PEG
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Dysphagia
  • Spinal fixation to stabalise severe scoliokphosis

Our client is fully reliant on 24hr care to anticipate and address her every needs

She 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. She has a permanently left-leaning scoliokyphosed spine and limited head control.

Following skills & experience required:

  • 6 months previous care experience
  • Experience of working with clients with complex care needs (advantageous)
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
  • Have a caring and compassionate attitude
  • Can commit to regular hours
  • PEG feeding
  • Medication management
  • Manual handling
  • Epilepsy

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).

If you do not hear from us within 14 days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Required skills

  • care
  • complex care
  • complex

Application question

Do you have at least 6 months care experience?

Reference: 32086702

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