Apprentice Domiciliary Care Worker

Radis Ltd

Duties will include: Travelling to service users homes Providing personal care to service users Administering medication Preparing meals, and other related tasks as required. Taking service users out

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£121.50 - £211.50

Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

Working week

Shifts are between 6am – 11pm – Will be working every other weekend and at least 30 hours per week.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration

1 years

Possible start date

06 May 2017

Date posted

23 Sep 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001109499

Positions

2 available

Duties will include:

  • Providing personal care to service users.
  • Administering medication.
  • Preparing meals, and other related tasks as required.
  • Taking service users out.

Applicants need to require a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle as the role requires travelling to service user's properties.

Benefits include:

  • Working towards a Health and Social care qualification.
  • £7.20 per hour.
  • Weekend enhancement on wage.
  • Enhancement on Bank Holiday (if working).
  • 20 days holidays pro rata.
  • Good career progression.

Once the successful applicant has achieved the Level 2 qualification, the wage will increase.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The right candidate will have a passion for care.
  • Training will be provided

Personal qualities

  • You should be hardworking,
  • Reliable,
  • Trustworthy and honest.

Qualifications required

None required

Future prospects

Once the successful applicant has achieved the Level 2 qualification, the wage will increase and you will have the opportunity to complete the Health and Social Care Level 3.

Things to consider

You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle as the role involves visiting people in their homes.

About the employer

Radis Group is a nationwide established community based care and support provider. They have a family run office based in Derby City Centre covering Derby City and Derbyshire. They support people and encourage them to live independently in their own homes by providing care and support services for people with diverse backgrounds and needs.

Employer

Radis Ltd

Address

51 Ashbourne Road

Derby

DE22 3FS

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Training provider

As an apprentice, you will be working towards the following qualifications;

Diploma Health and Social Care Level 2 Certificate in preparing to work in adult social care Level 2 Employee responsibilities and rights in Health and Social Care Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English Level1/Level2 Mercia College have a fantastic Apprenticeship opportunity for two hard working and passionate 18 year old or over to work for a family run domiciliary care business one in Derby City and one in Derbyshire.

No experience required as full training will be provided.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

MERCIA COLLEGE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mercia College

Contact

Nikki Tanna 01332332727 nikki.tanna@mercia-college.co.uk

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2017