Care Assistant Apprenticeship Wishmoor Rest Home

An excellent opportunity has become available in the Malvern area for an apprentice care assistant at Wishmoor Care Home.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    30+ hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001257050

  • Positions

    1 available

Within the team the candidate will assist the other care assistants to plan and organise the care of the residents.

Other duties may include working as part of a team to deliver an outstanding and professional service within the setting.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting service users with their personal care needs including getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and using the toilet
  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks, ensuring that the required standards are met
  • Planning and completing activities with the service users that will enhance their quality of life and encourage individual interests
  • Ensuring health and safety is followed at all times
  • Completing service user records and paperwork in line with legislation

The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Health and Social care where appropriate). This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You must have a passion and desire to work with mentally and physically challenged adults.

Personal qualities

  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Committed to completing a qualification
  • Great if able to work using own initiative

Qualifications required

  • Good Literacy A*-C grades in English at GCSE level or equivalent
  • Good Numeracy A*-C grades in Maths at GCSE level or equivalent

Future prospects

Further progression on to a level 3 qualification

Things to consider

Have you considered the location of the setting and if you can get to it ok?

About the employer

Residential Home for the Elderly.

Employer

Wishmoor Rest Home

Address

21

Avenue Road

Malvern

WR14 3AY

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Training provider

ull training up to level 2 in Health and social care

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Joanne Wilson jwilson@aspirationtraining.com


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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017