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Complex Care Assistant

Posted 5 March by Interserve Healthcare Group Ended

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 experienced Care Assistants to work with our young female client living in the family home in Braintree, Essex. We are seeking staff who can commit to regular shifts (hours: 09.00 - 21.00) working on a rolling rota basis.

Our client has severe spastic quadriplegia as a result of a neuro-migration defect of the brain and is fully dependent on Care Assistant for all her needs. She also has epilepsy, reflux and restricted respiration. She has a PEG and also has a ventilator at night. She uses a postural sleep system to counter abnormal extensions and primitive reflexes, which restrict breathing whilst asleep. Our client is non-verbal and communicates via use of head/eye pointing as a preferred method.

She requires Carers for all her care needs and to enable her to access social and community events, including adult learning classes.

You will be working alongside a live-in worker.

Rates of pay £8.80 - 14.00 per hour

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

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

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).

Reference: 33258248

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