Paediatric Complex Care Assistant

Job Category: HCA
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Hereford

Care First 24 are currently seeking a Paediatric Care Assistant who can support a new package of care in Hereford. You will be joining a new package of care support a young person who requires complex care. You will be supported by our inhouse Clinical Team as well as experienced Complex Care Coordinators in delivering a solid care experience for the mental health patients requiring complex care and families involved.

Care First 24 are a complex care provider for both physical and mental health needs across the UK and support those with PHB’s, CHC funded, case management as well as private clients. We work with all age and all types of care, and we understand that healthcare can bring with it a lot of emotions, and many of our clients are going through some of the most trying times of their lives. We provide kind, compassionate, and patient support that ensure the client feels comfortable and safe in our care. We will provide tailored care and support. In high-pressure situations, we strive to be a calming force that can make a positive difference.

Proposed Package details:

2 Weekday evenings per week (16:00-19:00pm) During term time

4 Evenings per week (16:00-19:00pm) During school holidays

General Needs:

  • Epilepsy awareness & management
  • Buccal Midazolam administration
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS)
  • Challenging Behaviour management
  • Medication administration

Pen Picture:

The young person is 11 years old and lives at home with family. They have had episodes of uncontrolled epilepsy and their behavioural needs have increased.

They use a wheelchair for long distances and wears a helmet to protect his head.

Diagnosis:

  • They have the following medical conditions and diagnosis:
  • Myoclonic atonic epilepsy – drug resistant
  • VNS (vagal nerve stimulator) insertion – September 2019
  • Mild learning difficulties
  • Glue ears – Grommets inserted twice

We offer competitive pay rates, flexible schedules, and opportunities for career advancement. Join our team of dedicated care assistants and make a positive difference in the lives of others.

To apply, please submit your CV to [email protected] or call us on 01732 790001, along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience in providing care assistance.

Job Types: Temporary contract, Zero hours contract, Part-time

Salary: £14.00-£18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hereford, Herefordshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Experience:

  • complex care: 1 year (required)
  • care experience in the UK: 1 year (required)

Language:

  • English (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (preferred)

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