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Mar 22, 2024

Female Carer

£16 per hour (weekdays and weekends)
London, DA6
Full Time , Permanent

Location: DA6 Bexley, South London at our client’s home.

Hourly rate: 

  • £16 per hour weekdays and weekends
  • £17 per hour nights

Hours of work: Various shifts are available. Day shifts are from 7 am – 7 pm and waking night shift hours are 7 pm – 7 am. Seven days a week, including bank holidays.

Essential: Experience supporting a client with complex health needs, experience in caring for children, experience with manual handling – full training will be provided. *Female only applicants.

Start Date: ASAP

Family/Client Pets: No pets

Reporting to: Case Manager

Background Information: Our client is an 11-year-old girl who has severe quadriplegic cerebral palsy, no verbal communication, visual impairment and she is gastrostomy-fed. Our client has a 24-hour care plan, and this will require care staff to participate in both day and waking night shifts. Care staff will need to facilitate her care needs, as per the care plan. This includes attending to her personal care, manual handling and administering feeds via her gastrostomy.

Purpose of role: The purpose of this post is to assist our client with all aspects of daily living including her therapy programmes, community access and engage with her to maximise her quality of life.

Main Duties:

  • Attend to her personal care needs, including washing, dressing, oral care, skin care and positioning.
  • Safe manual handling with the use of the ceiling hoist, wheelchair and specialist seating chairs.
  • Administer feeds via her gastrostomy, as per her feeding regime.
  • Administer medication as per the MAR chart.
  • Write accurate, clear and legible care records.
  • Engage and interact with her, ensuring she is settled and feels safe.
  • Report any concerns immediately to her Mother, or case manager.

Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.

salary
£16 per hour (weekdays and weekends)
Location
London, DA6
Employment type
Full Time , Permanent
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NeuroHealth provides bespoke case management services to adults and children across the UK. We specialise in assisting those who have sustained a barain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation or are affected by other trauma.

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