Female* Paediatric Healthcare Assistant

Posted 10 September 2021

About the role

Would you like an opportunity to develop new skills and progress your career?

You will be working in a family home with our client a male aged 5 year old  with complex care needs (tracheostomy and ventilator dependent). Healthcare Assistants (HCA’s) will have an opportunity to build on their current experience by working directly with clinical interventions including NG/Gastrostomy feeding, BIPAP, Cough Assist, Suction etc. 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 sesire to succeed in all that you do. We have an excellent training programme in place to support you with your career development.

Shifts Patterns: Hours: 21.00 – 09.00 (Monday – Sunday)

Rates of Pay:  £14.56 -£17.92, inclusive of 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:

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilation care
  • Medication management
  • Peg Feeding

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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