Care Assistant Support Worker

Recruiter
Ark Home Healthcare
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£8.50 per hour
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Job: Complex Care Support Worker/Personal Assistant

The Applicant

We are looking for caring applicants, with a kind and upbeat personality, reliable, hands on, and trustworthy, to look after a gentleman with a fantastic humorous personality.

You will have excellent listening skills, along with patience and understanding.

Our client is dependent on his care team, therefore reliability is key.

The Role

Our client is 68 years young, he lives with his wife and son, likes to keep up to date with current affairs and is an avid sport lover. He has 2 Grandchildren too, who he likes to spend time with.

Our client requires on-going support with all aspects of daily living which help promote his well-being, working closely alongside the family and his extended care team to achieve the goals set.

Duties included but not exhaustive of:

  • Reading the newspaper to the client (He’ll let you know what he likes)
  • Administration of prescribed PEG feed and medication via PEG.
  • Full bed bath / or shower, to support personal hygiene needs
  • Support in mobility
  • Tracheostomy – Which requires open suction
  • The client would like to do a bit more socially, this will require confidence and a bit of persuasion

Criteria - Applicants MUST

  • Have suitable experience Experienced in clinical /complex care
  • Good communication, listening skills
  • Be flexible to allow cover where needed for staff absences

The Post

  • £8.15 - £8.48 per hour
  • 8am – 8pm weekdays and weekends
  • Shard End, Birmingham

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