Sunderland Healthcare Assistant in Sunderland at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Sunderland
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2018

Job Description

Job Family: Support Worker

Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Pay Rate (£): Up to £9.20 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 016477

 

Benefits: Opportunities for career development, Paid training, fully funded DBS/PVG.

About this Job –

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Community Health Care Assistant to provide clinical care to a child with additional medical needs within the home in the Sunderland/Peterlee area.

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 child 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 child 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

Voyage Specialist Healthcare, part of Voyage Care, provides complex home care services for adults and children. These high quality services allow our clients to remain independent in the comfort of their own home, without compromising on the quality of their care.

3 month flexible moving to fixed hours after probation

Shift patterns – Days Nights and Weekend work available both full and part time posts.


Driver with their own car is desirable but not essential.

The ideal candidate will have some experience in care and working with Children and/or young adults, but full training will be given for the right candidates.

 

Previous experience is advantageous but not essential as all of our HCA’S receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support which is fully funded by Voyage. What’s more you’ll be paid to attend all of your training courses and receive great rewards.

 

This role will suit someone who is looking for a challenge and wants to learn to make a difference in someone’s life.

 


Click Apply to complete our one page application………All applications & CV’s received are reviewed on a daily basis.

 

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