Health Care Assistant
Apollo Home Healthcare Ltd
Blackburn, Lancashire
4d ago

Are you experienced in providing Complex Care to children and young people?

Apollo Home Healthcare is seeking experienced Health Care Assistants to support a toddler with her complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Health Care Assistants who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering one to one support and who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

Our service user is an energetic young toddler who likes getting out into the community with her Mum, they go shopping, like to play in the park and loves spending time with her family.

She attends nursery 5 days a week and loves to play with her friends and get involved in group activities.

Due to her tracheostomy she is unable to verbally communicate, however she can express her needs well with vocal ques and gestures.

She is in the process of learning MAKATON, it would be advantageous if you can communicate using this method.

Essential Experience Required

  • 6 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling
  • Desirable Experience

  • Gastrostomy Care (Peg Feeding)
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Oxygen Administration
  • We have the following shifts available;
  • Nights shifts from 9 : 30pm 7 : 30am
  • This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional care and support to our service user and really making an impact on her day to day life.

    Why work for Apollo Home Healthcare?

    We specialise in the provision of highly complex clinical care services delivered in the homes of service users.

    We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this.

    In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive :

  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Full clinical training
  • Opportunity to work with other service users in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • Apply
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