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Children’s Clinical Carer - Pembrokeshire

Contract:
Contract
Category:
Part Time
Job Sector:
Charity / Not for Profit, Child Care, Nursing / Social Care
Region:
West Wales
Location:
Pembrokeshire
Salary description:
£8.21 - £10.44 per hour
Posted:
28/11/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Hafal
Job Ref:
H/CCC/185

Children’s Clinical Carer
Hours: Bank and Contracted hours up to 30 hours per week
Salary: £8.21 per hour (unqualified) and £8.45 per hour (qualified*)
Enhanced rate for unsocial hours £9.88 per hour (unqualified) and £10.44 per hour (qualified*) between 20.00 and 08:00 Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.
*Qualified = NVQ/QFC Level 2 or higher.

Based at: Pembrokeshire
Mileage and Travel time: Mileage 37p per mile (from home & return) + Paid travel time
Holidays: 25 days per year pro rata excluding Bank Holidays.
Responsible to: Registered Regional Manager.

Job Purpose

The role is to provide a high level of care to Children and Young People with complex clinical needs and their Carers/families enabling them to remain in their own homes and access support and facilities within the community. Maintaining a safe environment and enriching family life.

In line with our commitment to principles of empowerment, self –management, wellbeing and recovery and ensuring compliance with internal and external quality standards inspection and regulation including CIW.

About this job:

The service will be delivered in people’s own homes and within their local communities and will respond Flexibly to the assessed needs of the referred individual through the provision of tailored packages of care promoting individual’s health and wellbeing, rights and independence.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

This includes supporting individuals if required with:

Clinical Support:

  • All aspects of personal care, including tracheostomy, ventilation, PEG/NG feeding, epilepsy rescue medication administration and any other child specific clinical need.
  • Mobility and transfers – all staff are trained in accordance with the All Wales Manual Handling Passport, including wheelchairs and hoists.
  • Administration of prescribed oral, topical or parenteral medication.
  • Client specific complex care training delivered and assessed by the Childrens Continuing Care Team Hywel Dda University Health Board this training may include tracheostomy, ventilation, PEG/NG feeding, epilepsy rescue medication administration and any other child specific clinical need.
  • Basic physiotherapy/occupational therapy as directed.

Social

  • Escort /Accompany clients to school.
  • Assist with engagement with social activities including holidays
  • Accompany clients to medical appointments.
  • Encourage play activities.
  • Respite for carers at night, sleeping in to allow them to sleep.

Other:

  • Communicate effectively with Health Care Professionals, families and Carers including
  • attending update meetings and supervisions.
  • Continuous professional development, attending training courses and other as required.
  • Carrying out all reasonable tasks in accordance with the post as directed by line manager Procedures
  • Implementing the Hafal Equal Opportunities Policy and all other Hafal policies and
  • Working to a rolling fortnightly shift pattern – including mornings, evenings and
  • weekends and wakeful nights 24/7.
  • To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable Children,
  • young people and their families.
  • Maintaining accurate records for clients.
  • Training

If there are occasions here there are no hours in Children’s Service’s then you will be required to work for our Adult Services.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and serves only to highlight the main requirements of the post holder. The line manager may stipulate other reasonable requirements and projects commensurate with the general profile and grade of the post. The job description will be reviewed regularly and may be subject to change.

Company Description

Hafal empowers people with serious mental illness and their families to achieve a better quality of life, to fulfil their ambitions for recovery, to fight discrimination, and to enjoy equal access to health and social care, housing, income, education and employment. Hafal (meaning “equal”) operates over 60 projects across Wales including supported housing, employment, and other community-based services.

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Closing Date:
01/12/2019

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