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Care Assistant

Otford, Kent
£14.00 to £16.00 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Job Description Job Title: Care assistant Location: Sevenoaks, Kent Shifts: Mon/Tues, Nights available (10pm-7am) Salary:Mon-Fri (Nights) £14 First Option Healthcare is a trusted provider within the complex care community and provide clinically led support to adults and paediatric service users across England. We are as passionate as YOU about maintaining familiarity in service users own homes and bettering their quality of life. Unlike other providers in the market we will schedule set location 12hr shifts - with the current price of fuel rising and unreliability of public transport, you will be glad to know there is no door to door! We pride ourselves on the encouragement of your career development and progression through our GOSH trained educators training programme inclusive of tracheostomy care, ventilation, PEG feeding and epilepsy/seizure management, to name a few! There is now an opening for a Care Assistant to join a 2:1 Nurse led package supporting a lovely 4-year-old boy living in her family home assisted with a tracheostomy, gastrostomy, suctioning and a nebulizer. Skills and duties of a Care Assistant Tracheostomy AND peg experience (Essential) Suctioning (Desired) Gastrostomy experience (Desired) Ensure care plans and other information are followed and any changes are escalated to clinical leads efficiently and safely Using complex care equipment and carrying out complex care procedures Supporting clients outside the home when required i.e medical appointments Why is First Option Healthcare the path for you? VIP Nurse and Healthcare assistants scheme (including long service awards, blue light card, employee assistance programme, reimbursement for training fee and DBS check following certain service length) Refer a friend scheme: £150 for healthcare assistants and £300 for Registered Nurses Bespoke onsite training alongside access to London Southbank University training facilities furnished with advanced and modern training equipment State of the art technology in each package of care Monthly supervisions to ensure you are supported and happy whilst working with First Option Healthcare 24/7 clinical and out of hours care management support If you believe this role would be a great fit for you, then we welcome your application and will contact you to further discuss your next opportunity. Please note in order to be considered you must be able to meet compliance requirements including willingness to obtain a valid DBS, attend mandatory training and provide satisfactory references. There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010
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  • Job Reference: 701361657-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: First Option Healthcare
    First Option Healthcare
  • Location: Otford, Kent
  • Salary: £14.00 to £16.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract