Full Time Paediatric Nurse or Complex Needs Support Worker - Hertfordshire

£23.00 gross per hour - Medical
Ref: 1728 Date Posted: Friday 02 Oct 2020
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Title:Full Time Paediatric Nurse or Complex Needs Support Worker
Location:St Albans
Nearest Tube/Station:St Albans
Wage:£17.00 to £23.00 gross per hour, depending on qualification and experience
Driver required?Essential 
Use of a car?On Duty
Essential: Suctioning, NJ tube feeding, experience supporting babies/young children with complex medical needs. 
Start Date:ASAP, this is a permanent contract.
Days & Hours:3 Day shifts available 8.00am – 16.00pm, and 4 Waking night shifts 7.00pm – 7.00pm. Days can be flexible for the right candidate
Family Pets: no


About this client/child: 
Emily (4 months), has been born prematurely and as a result has difficulty swallowing and needs help with secretions management. Emily is prone to frequent desaturation and bradycardia and she is fed through an NJ tube, via a milk pump.  Emily was staying in hospital, but her parents and twin sister are looking forward to welcoming her home this afternoon! 

Overview of role:
We are looking for either an experienced pediatric nurse or support worker with great complex needs experience, who will assist Emily’s family with her care and early intervention when she comes back to the family home. You will be fully engaged with Emily's daily routine. Emily requires constant monitoring to ensure her airways remain clear. She needs a regular oropharyngeal suctioning, and oxygen may be needed in an emergency. 

Who this job would suit:
This position will suit an extremely caring, empathetic and experience nurse/support worker, who ideally has experience working in a family home. You will be responsive and attentive at all times to Emily’s changing needs, and work in a way that respects the wishes of the family in relation to Emily's care. 

What’s great about this job:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Nurse/ Support worker to develop their existing skills in a warm family environment and provide 1:1 support for this special little girl and her family.

Client/Family met by Snap? 

No. We areworking in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our websitefor more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.

 


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Kamila is recruiting for this role

kamila@snapcare.co.uk
or 020 7729 2200 

 

 

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