Paediatric Complex Care Assistant Watford

£15.00 - £20.00 hourly
  • Care First 24
  • Watford, UK
  • Apr 04, 2024
Full time Homecare

Job Description

At Care First 24 we recognise the quality and service that our carers provide, they are care professionals and key to ensuring the care for the clients we provide for is of the highest quality and is truly client-centred.

If you are committed to putting care first then we would love to hear from you. We offer excellent training and CPD, career progression opportunities, excellent referral bonuses and excellent rates of pay.

Patient info:

  • 2 Y/O Female
  • Watford (WD25)

Shifts

  • Monday – 07.30 – 17.30 (1 hour unpaid lunch break between 12.30 – 13.30)
  • Tuesday – 07.30 – 17.30 (1 hour unpaid lunch break between 12.30 – 13.30)
  • Wednesday – 14.00 – 18.00 (Paid for 6 hours)
  • Thursday - 07.30 – 17.30 (1 hour unpaid lunch break between 12.30 – 13.30)
  • Friday - 07.30 – 17.30 (1 hour unpaid lunch break between 12.30 – 13.30)

Care requirements

  • Peg
  • Bi-pap management
  • Seizure management
  • Skin integrity management
  • Oxygen management (If required)

Medical History

  • LP has a Deletion 1 and 6 Chromosome
  • Multiple chromosomal deletions
  • · Deletion 1p35.1 to 1p34.3
  • · Deletion 1p21.3 to 1p13.3
  • · Deletion 6q12 to 6q13 with associated learning difficulties, developmental delay and health problems.
  • Pooling of secretions and associated noisy breathing
  • Global-developmental delay
  • Hypotonia
  • Mild-conductive hearing loss
  • Epilepsy - seizures
  • Sleep apnoea:
  • Central sleep apnoea - overnight oxygen started Dec 2021
  • BiPAP dependent with sleep - started Feb 2023

Feeding difficulties:

  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux
  • Unsafe swallow

Orthopaedic issues:

  • (Bilateral Metatarsus Aductus) LP's fingers and feet require stretching and she has splints for her hands/ fingers.

We have a stringent but fast registration process and our inhouse Training Team can provide additional training for the specifics of this Paediatric / Children’s package as long as you have relevant Paediatric / Children’s care experience.

Training program and shadow shifts will be undertaken on the ward before any potential discharge.

Please apply directly via Indeed, email info@carefirst24.co.uk or phone our experienced team 01732 790001.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary contract, Fixed term contract, Freelance, Zero hours contract

Salary:

  • £15.00-£20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • 8/10 hour shifts
  • Weekday/Bank Holidays
  • Day shifts

We are currently looking for both part-time & full-time carers

The hours of work are generally long days and nights with both weekday & weekend work available.

We have a mix of day and night shifts. Training, shadowing and competencies will be completed prior to working independently.

Benefits

  • Opportunities for block shifts/permanent work
  • Weekly pay
  • Excellent Pay Rates
  • Ongoing professional training and development opportunities
  • 24/7 Clinical support
  • We offer flexible working, and you can either chose to work full or part time.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £15.00-£20.00 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Paediatrics: 2 years (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Watford (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Watford: Relocate before starting work (required)