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Healthcare Assistant

Location: Peterborough
Salary: £8.00 - £13.00 per hour

Reference: CA04167PET
Post Date: 08/01/2018

About the role
The Peterborough branch of Interserve Healthcare is currently recruiting for a carer to work with an elderly gentleman in Crowland who has suffered a stroke. The client has a variety of care needs and on the job training will be provided.
As part of the team you will be asked to assist with personal care, household chores, maintaining safety and ensuring the client is kept safe at all times. The client is unable to speak and does have his own way to communicate using gestures which the live in carer will teach to all new carers.

The client is mobile using a Zimmer frame and will move as required however due to this, he is at risk of falling so carers must ensure that they keep an eye on him during mobility. Zimmer frame brakes must be applied when it is not in use.

Staff must ensure that the client is supervised during eating/drinking times; you must ensure that he takes his time whilst eating and does not eat oversized mouthfuls to ensure that he does not have difficulty swallowing.

Shifts are identified below:
One day in the week: 08:00 – 18:00
Sunday: 08:00 – 18:00

If you have any questions regarding this position, please ring branch directly on 01733 233323.

Following skills & experience required:
• 6 months previous care experience (Including Personal Care) Essential
• Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
• Have a caring and compassionate attitude
• Can commit to regular hours
• Stroke Experience

About the Company
Interserve Healthcare delivers specialist healthcare services to clients in their own homes and in healthcare establishments throughout the UK. We recruit Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers on a national basis to deliver outstanding care and support to our ever-growing client base.

What we can offer you:
• Weekly pay plus holiday pay
• On-going 24/7 support from the Senior Nurse Team
• Refer a friend bonus scheme
• First refusal to other care opportunities
• Members loyalty scheme

Interserve Healthcare is an Investors in Diversity accredited company & committed to equal opportunities for all (Agy).

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