Adult Care Work Apprentice (VAC1000201009)

Posted 4 months ago

Brief Overview of the Role

To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence and to help in the general day-to-day activities of the home. Care provided by care assistants is expected to include care that would reasonably be given by members of the service user’s family.

Duties to Include

  • To assist service users who need help with getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and the toilet
  • To help service users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence; help in use and care of aids and personal equipment
  • To care for service users who are temporarily sick and needing, for example, minor dressings, bed nursing, help with feeding, etc.
  • To help care for service users
  • To help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations
  • To make and change bed, tidy rooms, do light cleaning and empty commodes
  • To inspect, launder and mend service users’ clothing

The training you will be getting

  • Adult Care Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Creative, Customer care skills, Initiative, Logical, Non judgemental, Patience, Problem solving skills, Team working

Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) desirable
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) desirable

Working Hours and Wage

Day shifts between 07:45 -20:00). Days and shifts TBC.

Total hours per week: 30 hours a week

Future Prospects

  • A full-time role will be available to the successful candidate at the end of the apprenticeship.

About the Company:

Compassion, sensitivity and determination to get the very best outcome possible for each individual is at the heart of our support delivery, alongside the expertise and experience that make our team so successful as a whole. . Provision of an internal assessment team enables our services to be safe and effectively regulated and enhances the effectiveness of services and care provided. This approach ensures that the high levels of care and intervention that we expect are delivered. Achieving positive outcomes, coupled with the experience of our service users and staff, defines the quality of our service and is at the heart of everything we do. This approach is also reflective of the national agenda for quality. Our priorities for driving quality within Intacare & Step Forward Intacare are to: Exceed national standards of care Improve outcomes for our service users Deliver safe and secure services Ensure a positive experience from all who use our services Intacare & Step Forward foster an open and transparent culture that promotes evidence-based practice, continuous learning and improvement. We aspire to be world class and a beacon of good practice for other health and social care providers.

Job Features

Job CategoryHealth and Social Care
Job IndustryHealthcare
Salary/Rate:£16,255 per annum
Contract Length:18 Months
Start Date:Apr 2024
Job Reference:VAC1000201009
Apprenticeship Standard:Level 2
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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