Children's Camp HCA Night duty (29th July-10th Aug)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
North East
£100 to £100 per day
Salary Description:
�100 per day + Accommodation, Travel & Meals
Jarrodean Healthcare
Job Ref:

We have a new and interesting opportunity for a Children's-experienced Healthcare Assistant for a British Youth Organisation at their summer camp based in Hexham.
This role is to take responsibility for an otherwise well 13 year old Diabetic child overnight, regularly monitoring blood glucose and liaising with the Camp Registered Nurse if required.
A well-experienced Registered Nurse manages the healthcare of approx 140 children age group 10 - 13 y.o. and approx 60 staff, mostly young adult Camp Leaders.
The camp is for healthy children with the Nurse and a HCA managing the general health needs, first-aid and emotional support.

Dates are: to arrive Monday 29 th July, leaving Sunday 11 th August - a total of 13 nights, hours of duty 23:00 - 07:00 p aid at a nightly rate of �100. A ccommodation is provided, if not local to the site as is travel reimbursed to site and home.

This role would suit a 3rd year Paediatric Nursing Student or experienced Paediatric Healthcare Assistant with transferable skills working with children in a campsite setting - please note the conditions on camp are 'rustic' and would suit someone experienced with a School Camp setting.

This is a Nurse-led service with no Doctor on site.
There is an optional 1-2 night break available during the 13 nights dependant on workload and Registered Nurse discretion.

Responsibilities Summary:
To be responsible for hourly overnight blood glucose checks 23:00-07:00 utilising a specialist 'app'.
To report abnormalities or concerns to the Registered Nurse.

Person Specification:
Relevant experience with Children and Young People.
Confident with working night duty alone, taking direction as approprite.
Experience of School, Campsite or similar outdoor setting.
Clear recent DBS check.

Contact Details:
Jarrodean Healthcare
Tel: 020 7112 9087
Contact: Fiona Brown

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