Complex Carer

HCA

  • Surrey

  • £18.00 - £23.00 per hour

  • Permanent

 

Job Description: Complex Carer

Location: Surrey, UK
Working Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9am - 7pm
Salary: £18 - £23 per hour

About Us

We are a dedicated healthcare provider committed to delivering high-quality, compassionate care to individuals with complex medical needs. Our team is composed of skilled professionals who provide tailored care solutions, ensuring the best possible quality of life for our clients.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Complex Carer to join our team in Surrey. The successful candidate will provide specialised care for individuals requiring ventilation, suctioning, and nutrition via gastrostomy. This role demands a high level of expertise, compassion, and dedication to ensure the well-being and comfort of our clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ventilation Care:

    • Manage and operate ventilators, ensuring the client receives appropriate respiratory support.
    • Monitor and assess the client's respiratory status, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Suctioning:

    • Perform suctioning procedures to maintain airway patency.
    • Ensure the safety and comfort of the client during suctioning.
  • Nutrition via Gastrostomy:

    • Administer nutrition and medications through a gastrostomy tube.
    • Monitor the client's nutritional status and report any concerns to the healthcare team.
  • Personal Care:

    • Assist with daily living activities including bathing, dressing, and grooming.
    • Provide mobility support and assistance with transfers as needed.
  • Health Monitoring:

    • Regularly monitor and record vital signs and other health indicators.
    • Report any significant changes in the client's condition to the healthcare team promptly.
  • Emotional Support:

    • Offer companionship and emotional support to the client.
    • Engage in activities that promote the client's mental and emotional well-being.
  • Collaboration:

    • Work closely with healthcare professionals, including nurses and doctors, to implement and follow individualised care plans.
    • Communicate effectively with the client’s family, providing updates and addressing any concerns.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven experience as a Complex Carer or in a similar role, particularly with clients requiring ventilation, suctioning, and gastrostomy care.
  • Comprehensive understanding of ventilation systems and techniques.
  • Proficiency in performing suctioning procedures safely and effectively.
  • Experience in administering nutrition and medication via gastrostomy.
  • Excellent observational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Compassionate, patient, and dedicated to providing high-quality care.

Requirements

  • Right to work in the UK.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle preferred.
  • Clear enhanced DBS check.
  • Up-to-date training in relevant clinical skills (e.g., ventilation, suctioning, gastrostomy care).

Benefits

  • Competitive hourly rate of £18 - £23.
  • Supportive working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Flexible working hours.

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