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Qualified Health Care Assistant /Carer - FC/LK

Job reference FC/LK
Contract type Permanent
Location Martock TA12
Hours Upto 40 hours a week, various shifts and hours available
Hourly rate £8 to £15 per hour dependant on experience and qualifications
Closing Date Friday 04th August 2017

To apply please email a CV to recruitmentdp@enhamtrust.org.uk

This is a job where no two days are the same, working directly for a fun loving family.

Main Duties:

  • This is a role, caring for a young person with complex education, health and care needs
  • You will be required to provide care and support.

Job Overview:

  • Carrying out Personal Care tasks
  • Gastrostomy feeds and care
  • General ileostomy care
  • Oral Suction
  • Nasal pharyngeal airway (NPA) Suctioning
  • Ability to use a suction machine essential, refresher training can be provided.
  • Able to assist with moving and handing (use overhead Hoisting).
  • To support with physiotherapy exercises
  • To work with Mum and take lead on occasions – especially when choking occurs
  • First Aid
  • Support with attending appointments, driving will be required therefore clean driving license essential
  • Support with technology ie ipad/laptop
  • Support service user with electric wheelchair

Full/refresher training may be offered to the successful applicant.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to work independently and be adaptable when required.
  • To be flexible, take on various roles of support as required.
  • Sense of humour, fun loving with an ability to work in relaxed environment.
  • Non-smokeressential
  • Responsible, reliable and trustworthy.
  • The role involves standing for long periods, pushing wheelchair, supporting with transfers, carrying bags for suction and oxygen.
  • Confidence in working with disabled people.
  • Good communication and social skills.
  • Respect our families right to confidentiality and privacy and discretion at all times.
  • To understand that our dignity and independence are important.
  • To have an understanding of the stresses and strains involved for the family.
  • Be willing to learn and have the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • An interest in music, creative person or like being outside would be an advantage.

Start date: ASAP

This position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check – cost to be met by the employer

 

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacanacy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opporutnity to work directly for one of our customers.

The above posts complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975. 

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