Female* Live in Care Assistant

Posted 10 September 2021

About the role

We are seeking Live-in Care Assistants to support our young adult female client who has severe complex care needs.

You will be joining a very supportive team working 2:1 within our clients own home and out in the community.

You will be expected to support with all elements of daily living such as personal care,  (PEG feeding), mobility and incontinence care and ensure medication needs are met. Our client has ventilation overnight.  You will also help our client to access the community, undertake shopping or help them take part in their hobbies.

You will need to be attentive, organised and be able to manage your own workload.

Healthcare Assistants (HCA’s) will have an opportunity to build on their current experience by working directly with clinical interventions including Peg feeding and ventilation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career and work within a community setting providing a high standard of clinical, physical and emotional support.

We are seeking Healthcare Assistants (HCA’s) to work in partnership with our nurses to provide clinical interventions for patients with a range of debilitating conditions and disabilities. You will be compassionate and caring with a desire to succeed in all that you do. We have an excellent training program in place to support you with your career development

Pay rate:  £991.90 per week including holiday pay 

*Section 7 SDA Applies

We can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • On-going FREE training and development opportunities 
  • Free Uniform

In return, we’d like you to have:

  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to commit to regular (flexible) hours

If you have any of the following experience, it will support your application – but even if you don’t we can still offer FREE training in all these areas:

  • Medication management
  • Catheter care
  • Ventilation Care
  • Manual Handling

Advantage Healthcare is a leading care provider who puts care at the heart of everything we do. We support a range of clients varying in age and care requirements which can include mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and clients with more complex clinical needs.

As a Care Assistant duties will vary dependent on each client’s individual care plan. These may include personal care, assistance with moving and handling, support with community outings and medication administration.  

Contact information

Advantage Suffolk & Essex

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