Complex Care Healthcare Assistant

  • Healthcare Assistants

  • Derby

  • Part Time

Job Details

Title: Complex Care Health Care Assistant (HCA)

Location: Derby

Hours: Days & Nights

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

About Us:

Coyle Homecare is dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to individuals with complex medical needs. We are committed to promoting independence, enhancing quality of life, and fostering a sense of well-being for our clients and their families.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a compassionate and dedicated Complex Care Health Care Assistant (HCA) to join our team and support an individual with Autism & Severe learning disability.

Responsibilities:

Provide personalised care and support to the individual during Sundays (daytime) and 2 x weeknights during the week.

Assist the individual with activities of daily living, ensuring their safety and well-being at all times.

Engage the individual in leisure activities such as going to the gym, outings, engaging with animals, drawing, and building with Lego.

Foster independence and encourage skill development tailored to the individual's abilities and interests.

Monitor and manage the individual's epilepsy, recognizing and responding to seizures as needed (note: all seizures are self-correcting and have never required rescue medications).

Support the individual in managing emotional regulation, anxiety, and frustration, providing empathy and understanding.

Communicate effectively with the individual, their family, and healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of care and support.

Requirements:

Previous experience in complex care, preferably working with individuals with epilepsy or similar neurological conditions.

Strong understanding of epilepsy management and seizure recognition.

Compassionate and patient demeanour, with the ability to provide emotional support and reassurance.

Proactive and engaging approach to care, fostering independence and promoting well-being.

Excellent communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with individuals with diverse needs and backgrounds, trained in epilepsy.

Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle preferred.

Benefits:

Competitive salary based on experience.

Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

Flexible scheduling to accommodate work-life balance.

Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the individual's life and support their journey towards independence and fulfilment.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact and providing exceptional care to individuals with complex needs, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join our team at Coyle Homecare and be part of this individual's journey towards a brighter future.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience.

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Job Type: Part-time

Pay: £16.00-£20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 12 – 36 per week

Benefits:

 

  • Free parking
  • Referral programme

 

Schedule:

 

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift

 

Experience:

 

  • Home care: 1 year (required)

 

Language:

 

  • English (required)

 

Licence/Certification:

 

  • Driving Licence (required)

 

Work Location: In person

Lauren Bish

Complex Care Healthcare Assistant

  • Location

    Derby

  • Salary (per hour)

    £16.00 - £20.00

  • Type

    Part Time

  • Length

    Full Time

  • Sector

    Healthcare Assistants

  • Ref number

    #HCA04