Activities Co-ordinator Apprenticeship MARIA MALLABAND CARE GROUP LIMITED

This is the chance to kick start your career as an activities Co-ordinator in a care managing role and working your way to gaining your Adult care worker apprenticeship whilst earning an apprenticeship salary.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

  • Working week

    30 hours shift work inc weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    18 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001232047

  • Positions

    1 available

The Activities Co-ordinator is part of the caring team and as such works with other staff to care for the Service Users in the Home. The person appointed to the post will be expected to have an understanding of and sympathy with elderly people. 

Main duties:

  • Promote the Company Mission Statement at all times.
  • Arrange entertainment and maintain appropriate documentation in line with the monthly activities budget.
  • Organise in-house and other events such as Christmas parties, Easter raffles, Summer fares and bonfire parties. Ensure that adequate supplies are purchased for the events whilst still working within the set budget. 
  • Organise outings for the Service Users and escort when necessary, ensuring the appropriate staffing levels, transport and venues are taken into consideration. 
  • Encourage Service Users to participate in the daily activities.
  • Assist in completing a profile of each individual Service User’s preferences to different activities and document in care plans.
  • Liaise with the Person in Charge with respect to the Service Users’ individual abilities on a regular basis. 
  • Work to the appropriate Codes of Practice

Communication: 

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times in relation to the Data Protection Act 1998.
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport with Service Users, relatives and be polite and courteous to all visitors. When answering the telephone, ensure professionalism at all times and that any messages taken are dealt with effectively.
  • Ensure safe use of equipment and report any defects to the Person in Charge. 
  • Report incidents involving Service Users, staff or visitors immediately to the Person in Charge. 
  • Attend staff meetings as required.
  • Ensure that reports are written in a timely manner and line with statutory requirements. 
  • Participate in the creation of internal Newsletter. 

General: 

  • To be aware of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and your own responsibilities under this Act. 
  • To participate in training programs which may be required either by law or Company Policy.
  • To report for duty at the correct time in accordance with off duty rota. Endeavour to cover colleagues’ duties in times of sickness and holidays.
  • To report for duty in a clean, tidy uniform and following the dress code as set out in the Employee Handbook.
  • To abide by the Home’s Employee Handbook and Company Policies and Procedures.  
  • To be flexible and adaptable in participating in other jobs which are necessary for the smooth running of the Home and the safety of the Service Users. 
  • To have an understanding of requirements detailed in Health and Social Care Act 2008 in line with standards set by the Regulators. 
  • Support the Care Manager with the Home’s marketing plan 
  • Promote, ensure and maintain the good reputation of the Care Home and the Company. 
  • Ensure that the security of the Care Home is maintained at all times. 
  • Comply with company policy and procedure in relation to infection control and prevention. 

This Job Description indicates only the main duties and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended as an exhaustive list.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Good organisation skills.
  • Ability to work well individually and in a Team.

Personal qualities

You must be enthusiastic and able to work well in a team.

Qualifications required

No qualifications necessary

Future prospects

Potential full time job after the duration of apprenticeship and a level 2 NVQ

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £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).

About the employer

Here at Maria Mallaband Care Group - one of the UK's leading care home providers - we believe that growing old is more exciting than ever. With luxurious facilities, outstanding services and superior level of care, each resident and their loved ones have peace of mind that this is the perfect environment to enjoy their next steps in their life.

Employer

MARIA MALLABAND CARE GROUP LIMITED

Address

Cricketers Way

Holmes Chapel

Crewe

CW4 7EZ

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Training provider

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship 
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Healthcare > Healthcare Support Worker

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017