Complex Care Assistant

£12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Full or part time hours, permanent contracts
Basildon (CQS)

We're recruiting a dedicated and compassionate female Care Worker to join our Specialist Services Team to provide care to our client in the Colchester area (CO2)

You'll be supporting a female teenager who is non verbal with severe autism, her care needs include:

  • Tracheostomy
  • Ventilator & Oxygen management
  • Oral suctioning
  • PEG & JEJ medication & feeding
  • Moving & handling
  • Personal care

Shifts available: 12 hour night shifts (flexible on days), 7:30am-4pm Monday-Saturday and 7:30-11:30am Saturdays. We also have night shifts 7:30pm-7:30am three nights per week

We provide a comprehensive clinical training and induction programme, overseen by professional nurses, to ensure you have the skills and confidence to succeed in your role working as a Care Worker in the Specialist Team.

We are looking for people who have excellent people skills, are great communicators and can work effectively in a team as well as independently.

We believe that home care is a way of improving people's lives and within your role as a Care Worker you will be responsible for helping them to continue living the life they prefer to lead within their own home environment. Previous caring experience is an advantage, but not essential.

As a valued employee, you'll have access to WeCare - our new employee benefits platform which offers shopping discounts and cashback from over 800 retailers, as well as access to our employee assistance program, Healthcare Cashplan, Eyecare Plan and a wellbeing centre to support you with your mental and physical health.

What can Cera offer me?

  • Permanent contract
  • Free uniform & PPE
  • Full clinical training and supervision are provided and overseen by our Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Fully funded qualifications and career progression opportunities
  • Employee recognition awards
  • Uncapped £600 refer a friend scheme*


  • Previous experience is required (this may be personal experience of caring for someone)
  • This role is subject to a DBS check and references
  • The Right to Work in the UK

We are an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

This role is with QCS, part of Cera.

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