Female Care Assistant

Location
GL50 1EP, Cheltenham
Salary
£9-£9.50 per hour
Posted
19 Jan 2018
Closes
20 Mar 2018
Ref
AA/NB
Sector
Carers
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Job Level
Experienced
Language
English

Contact Details

Are you an experienced support worker looking for a new challenge? Would you like to provide care in the client's own home and offer a more personal service? If so, Active Assistance may have the role for you. We are currently recruiting a female complex care assistant to work with our client in Cheltenham. Our client lives in her own home with her family. She requires 24/7 support from a dedicated team of care assistants to enable her to live a fulfilling and independent life. At Active Assistance your job title will be 'Personal Assistant' which is what sets us aside from other care companies. You will work with one client, providing tailored support which means you will get to know her and her needs very well.

Female Complex Care Assistant required in Cheltenham

We are recruiting a female complex care assistant to join our current team. The team work on a rota to provide around the clock care to our client. Our client is in her early 40's and was involved in a car accident some years ago. As a result she is non-verbal although she is still very alert and understands everything. She is fed via PEG and has equipment to monitor her Oxygen levels. You will use hoists to transfer her from her wheelchair. Our client has a great sense of humour and loves music. She has a very supportive family network including children and you will need to be respectful of this environment.

  • Part-time, 12 hours plus per week
  • Daytime shifts: 8am-8pm, 8am-11am and 2pm-10pm
  • Night shifts: 10pm - 8am (waking and sleep nights)
  • £9 per hour (days), £9.50 per hour (waking nights), £50 for sleeping night

If you think this is the role for you please complete our online application form.

Why work for Active Assistance?

We provide our PA’s with free award winning training at one of our training venues around the country. You will receive on-going training and support from Clinical Managers and Head Office. At Active Assistance we like to recruit internally. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to progress your career with us, possibly becoming a Care Service Manager or part of the training team in the future. We also have a Refer a Friend scheme so if you like working for us and want others you know to get in on the action, you will be paid for spreading the word!

Active Assistance is an award winning care provider supporting individuals with complex and continuing health care needs. Our philosophy is based on the principle that each client is unique and our services provide tailored support covering complex clinical conditions.

 Active Assistance is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and children. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening. This will include checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Active Assistance Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, in this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit female Personal Healthcare Assistants.

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