Support Worker Apprentice

Apprenticeship
West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Posted 1 month ago

This is a full time post, with the right candidate working as part of a team, helping to provide 24 hour residential care for people living with dementia. Working within an experienced team, you would be expected to work shifts with some weekends on and off. The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the shift, to ensure all daily task and objectives are met.

You will gain experience in a working environment, and learn how to communicate with nurses, Doctors and other visiting professional bodies.

Duties to include:

  • Assisting the residents in all daily tasks
  • Activity duties
  • Personal care duties
  • Taking telephone calls
  • Filling out relevant documentation
  • Offering assistance to clients
  • Clinical and general cleaning

Working week

Varying shifts, 30+ hours weekly.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Good timekeeping
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will have friendly and compassionate personality. Candidates will need to have a mature attitude and be able to remain calm in difficult situations.

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade C/4 or equivalent qualifications in English and Maths are essential for this role.

About the Employer

Coton House is a home for the elderly, established in 1980, providing twenty nine single en-suite rooms for general and specialising in Dementia Care. Our aim is to provide a safe and caring environment for our residents, providing individuals with a person-centred care plan.

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role.

Job Features

Job CategoryCare Support, Health and Social Care
Job IndustryHealthcare
Salary/Rate:£144.30/per week
Type:Apprenticeship
Contract Length:12 Months
Start Date:June 2022
Job Reference:VAC001825899
Apprenticeship Standard:Adult care worker Level 2
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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