Homecare Assistant

2020-06-01 09:55:212023-02-07Nursing Direct
Job Type LocumPart TimeFull TimeShiftContractTemporary
Area Norfolk, England
Job Sector Carer - Senior CarerHCA - CarerHCA - Homecare
Start Date
Advertiser Alice
Job Ref Norfolk

Nursdoc Healthcare Recruitment are looking to appoint an experienced Spinal Care Assistant to support a young patient within their own home.

We are looking for someone to manage the patients condition and to maximise their independence.


  • 08:00 - 21:00
  • 21:00 - 10:00


Will vary from £12 - £16, paid weekly every Friday.

Experience required

In order to take on this role you need to have previous experience working with patients with spinal injuries. Before applying for this role please ensure you have the relevant experience and that you are available to provide relevant certification in the application process.

Client Summary

Client is a gentleman with a spinal injury. He is looking for a carer who can have a good laugh and build a good rapport with him. He is Quadriplegia and requires full support with personal care and toileting.

  • Condition: Spinal Injury
  • Mobility: Very Poor (Hoist, Wheel Chair, Electric wheelchair - client has Quadriplegia)
  • Communication: Good
  • Night Routine: Some night support required.

Complex Requirements

  • Requires help with Elimination
  • Manual evacuation and stimulation (usually 20 mins to 45 mins)
  • Bowel care every other day
  • Supra-pubic catheter
  • Ceiling track hoist – 1:1 for manual handling
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