Healthcare Assistant (Nights) - Paediatric - CASTLEFORD - WF1
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Care Assistant / Support Worker - Paediatric

Hours: Approximately 10 hours per week consisting of 1 waking night shift every Saturday Fromm 22.00 - 08.00. All staff are expected to take turns to pick up extra shifts to cover for holidays.

Staff will work the hours agreed per week and must be flexible to meet the client’s needs. At times you will be expected to support the client away from the home, any travel expenses and costs associated with this will be reimbursed.

Hourly Rate: The starting rate of pay for this post is £10.00 p/h

All staff must be over 18 years of age. You will be required to undertake a DBS check and provide proof of your right to work in the UK. You must complete shadow training with a current member of the client’s team. All successful applicants will be required to work a 6 month probationary period.

Job Description

You will be working as part of a small team to provide quality care and support to a child and his family. Your role is to meet all of the child’s needs by supporting a clinical care assistant. You will need to be alert, calm and patient at all times and be able to maintain an accurate record of activity. You will be required to carry out all aspects of personal care and assist in using a peg feed system. Assisting in the administration of medication is also a part of your role and full training in the above activities will be given. We are looking for someone who wants the opportunity to get to know this child and interact with him in a caring manner.

  • Personal Care
  • Administrating Medication
  • Essential PA Guide
  • Safeguarding Adults/Children
  • Moving & Handling
  • Understanding challenging behaviour
  • Safe Administration of Medicines
  • First Aid
  • Hand hygiene
  • Full UK driving license
  • Own personal car

ONA = Overnight Awake / ONS = Overnight Sleep

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