Care Assistant - Personal Home Carer - Children

Posted 06 January 2022
SalaryUp to £16.15 per hour
LocationCowes
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ReferenceIOWCC-CA1-ISLE-JAN22
ContactIOW Complex Care

Job description

Make a positive difference in a child's life today as a Care Assistant

Join Newcross Healthcare as a Care Assistant in the Cowes area on the Isle of Wight, where you will provide personalised care to a child who requires complex healthcare support within their own home. You will become a valued member of a small health and social care team and will have the opportunity to build a strong relationship with our client and their family.

This role involves delivering quality care to a child who requires 24hr ventilation via a tracheostomy. Your various responsibilities will include assisting with complex clinical needs, cough assist and regular suctioning, providing regular medication via a gastrostomy button, assisting with moving and handling, personal care tasks and any additional duties required.

You will be required to work waking night shifts as part of this role.

Care Assistant requirements

To join our complex care team you will need:

  • At least 3 months of experience caring professionally or for a loved one
  • A valid Moving and Handling certificate
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not essential

Ultimately, we are looking for people with the right attitude. To join us, you will need to be an excellent team player with great people skills and have a true desire to help make a difference in our client's life.

Please note: To work in a care home in England from 11 November 2021, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

Employee benefits

  • An hourly rate of up to £16.15, including holiday pay
  • Get paid as soon as you finish a shift with instant Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • Access to Newcross World, our app-based training platform
  • Exclusive access to appointments, advice and mental health support from NHS-registered GPs via a Virtual GP app
  • Free DBS and uniform

Flexi Pay!

Flexi Pay gives you the option to instantly access up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts as and when you need it (even on weekends and bank holidays). Available through our handy app, HealthForceGo.

Apply now and you can start within a week!