Paediatric Complex Care Assistant

Job Category: HCA
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Watford

Care First 24 are currently seeking a Paediatric Complex Care Assistant who can access the Watford area on a new package of care. We are looking to build a supportive care team to work with this young person. You will be supported by our inhouse Paediatric / Children’s Clinical Lead as well as experienced Paediatric / Children’s Care Coordinator in delivering a solid care experience for the young person 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.

Shifts:

  • Monday to Friday – 07.30 – 11.30 and 14.30 – 18.30

Outline on condition:

Medical History

Deletion 1 and 6 Chromosome

Multiple chromosomal deletions
· Deletion 1p35.1 to 1p34.3
· Deletion 1p21.3 to 1p13.3
· Deletion 6q12 to 6q13
with associated learning difficulties, developmental delay and health problems.

  • Pooling of secretions and associated noisy breathing
  • Global-developmental delay
  • Hypotonia
  • Mild-conductive hearing loss
  • Epilepsy – seizures
  • Sleep apnoea:
  • Central sleep apnoea – overnight oxygen started Dec 2021
  • BiPAP dependent with sleep – started Feb 2023

Feeding difficulties:

  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Unsafe swallow

Orthopaedic issues:

  • (Bilateral Metatarsus Aductus) fingers and feet require stretching and she has splints for her hands/ fingers.

Care requirements:

  • N.G Feeds
  • Bi-pap management
  • Seizure management
  • Skin integrity management
  • Oxygen management (If required)

We have a stringent but fast registration process and our inhouse Training Team can provide additional training for the specifics of this Paediatric / Children’s package as long as you have relevant Paediatric / Children’s care experience.

Please apply directly via Indeed, email [email protected] or phone our experienced team 01732 790001.

Job Types: Temporary contract, Freelance, Zero hours contract, Part-time, Full-time, Fixed term contract

Salary: From £14.00-£17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Flexitime
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Flexitime
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Watford: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • currently working in the UK: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person

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