Complex Care Assistant

The Practice - Brighton (30+ days ago)

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Established by our two GP directors in 2005 The Practice Group is one of the country’s leading providers of NHS primary, community and home-based care via our 6 divisions. We work extensively with clinical commissioning groups, local authorities and the wider NHS; together with private individuals and independent case managers. As TPG General Practice we deliver a supported and sustainable quality service for GP surgeries. TPG Complex Care is focused in delivering high quality home-based complex healthcare services. TPG Eyes and TPG Dermatology provide a range of innovative community based services including Ophthalmology and Dermatology. TPG Data Analytics and TPG Primary Care Support provide actionable insights, capacity and capability for healthcare providers.

Post Title: Female Complex Care Assistant

Location: Brighton

Hours: Live in - 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £97.50 per day

We are currently recruiting for a team of Complex Care Assistants to join The Practice Groups Complex Care division in Burgess Hill to provide personal, practical, social and emotional support to a gentleman who has a spinal cord injury and who lives within his own home. Care will be provided in a way that respects the dignity of the gentleman and promotes his independence.

Main Duties:
  • Promoting independence within a safe environment
  • Assisting with everyday tasks, including personal care, domestic and social duties
  • Catheter Management
  • Moving People Safely (MPS) using the appropriate equipment
Person Specification:
  • Experience preferred but full training will be provided
  • Positive outlook and resilient nature
  • Comfortable with learning and training in other new skills
  • Flexible to work shift patterns on a rota basis, including nights, weekends and bank holidays
  • The understanding and ability to maintain client confidentiality
Additional Requirements
  • This post requires a full and satisfactory enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service, the cost of which will be covered by The Practice Group.
  • Having regard to the nature and context of the work, being female is an occupational requirement for this appointment and the application of the requirement is considered proportionate to achieve a legitimate aim.
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