Apprentice: Support Worker P T CARE UK LIMITED

Join our team of Support Workers to support clients within their own homes. You must display a professional, caring and proactive approach drawn ideally from previous experience to provide the highest standards of individualised care and comfort. Patienc

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £210.00

  • Working week

    Shift Basis, including evenings and weekends Monday - Sunday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091044271

  • Positions

    5 available

Reporting to Senior Carer and Manager Key Responsibilities range from:

  • Provide and maintain a high standard of individualised care and comfort to service users
  • To work closely as a team member
  • Light cleaning duties
  • Assist service users, where appropriate in all aspects of care connected with daily living Ranging from: Mobility, dressing, undressing, bathing, toileting and nutrition
  • Help promote social activity
  • Attend to laundry service - where requested
  • Maintain very high hygiene standards
  • Report any concerns or worries to senior staff
  • Provide a sense of well being to service users
  • Maintain good relationships with relatives of service users
  • Adhere to company policy and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Information Technology
  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Manual Work Skills

Personal qualities

  • Present high professional standards
  • Display a caring and empathic approach to service users
  • Be energetic and hold the ability to adapt, improvise and overcome changing situations
  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels
  • Must be patient, courteous and able to work to your own initiative with a precise, methodical but caring approach
  • The ability to work well within a team is essential along with the ability to seek guidance where necessary
  • Must demonstrate accountability, honesty and integrity in all aspects of their work
  • Smart, professional appearance

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade A*-C English & Maths or equivalents
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care
  • Successful enhanced DBS Check

Future prospects

Sustained employment with further experience and accredited training are opportunities for the successful apprentice.

Things to consider

Candidates should ensure they have sustainable transport means to reach client locations throughout the city of Sheffield.

About the employer

Offering domiciliary care to service users in their own homes. A wide range of services are provided dependent on the requirements of the client. .

Employer

P T CARE UK LIMITED

Address

4 Middle Hay RisemmIDDLE ha

Sheffield

S14 1QH

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Training provider

  • Level 3  Diploma in Health & Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care

Functional Skills @ Level 2

  • English
  • Maths

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

SHEFFIELD COLLEGE, THE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College

Contact

Patrick Babalola


Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

Employer's Application Instructions

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017