Healthcare Assistant in Darlington at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Darlington
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2018

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Darlington, County Durham

Pay Rate (£): £8.80

Vacancy Reference: 016450

 

Job Title: Adult Healthcare Assistant

Shift patterns – Days, Nights and Weekends – 16hr and Bank contracts available.

Starting Salary £8.80 per hour.

About this Job:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Community Health Care Assistant to provide clinical care to adults with additional medical needs within the home in Darlington and the surrounding areas.

You will contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of care for patients with complex health needs, alongside their families and significant others.

Your role will be to ensure that the person you are supporting has their personal and healthcare needs met at home.

You will be required to follow the instructions of the care plans ensuring dignity and safety.

The post holder will need to be dynamic, innovative, forward thinking and confident to sensitively challenge conventional thinking.

You will also be required to:

  • Communicate effectively with the company, patients and their families.
  • To record and report on Health and care needs.
  • To ensure that the person you are supporting with additional needs receive appropriate care as directed from the specialists involved in their care.
  • To attend and participate in mandatory training as directed by company policy and the clinical manager.
  • Be aware of the national, regional and company policies and procedures relating to Safeguarding, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection and report concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the company
  • Demonstrate and promote commitment to equal opportunities and to the eliminations of behaviour and practices that could be discriminatory.

To provide care of a medical nature such as:

  • Manage and administer Medications
  • Airway management
  • Suction
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Epilepsy care and management
  • Manage and administer emergency medications
  • Gastrostomy care and feeding
  • Moving and handling needs
  • Maintain accurate and confidential health records

Requirements:
Driver with their own car is desirable but not essential.

The ideal candidate will have some experience in care and working with complex care however full training will be provided for the right candidates.

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:-
1. Paid DBS, Training & Holidays **

  1. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  2. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  3. Cycle to work scheme
  4. Retail rewards & savings
  5. Long service awards
  6. Childcare vouchers
  7. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

** Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.

 

Benefits are dependent on contract type

 

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

 

 

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: No Specfic Requirement