Care Assistant Apprenticeship Redbridge Respite Care Association

My client is looking for a new reliable and caring member of staff to join their hard working and friendly team. You will need to be understanding, respectful and have a dignified approach to all residents and duties. A bright outlook and willingness to go that extra mile for residents, staff and visitors is a must.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 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

    30 hours, Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001274787

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Assisting residents with dressing, undressing, bathing and personal care
  • Helping residents with mobility problems and disabilities
  • To care for residents who are unwell i.e. changing dressings and bed nursing
  • To plan and assist in mental and physical activities for residents i.e walking with them, reading, and hobbies.
  • To make and change beds, light cleaning duties and emptying commodes
  • To launder and inspect residents clothing
  • To meet and greet visitors to the home and answer telephone calls
  • Take part in staff meetings and training activities as directed
  • To read and write reports
  • To prepare and deliver meals and assist in feeding residents who need help
  • To conduct all procedures in the home in line with legislation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Time Keeping
  • Ability to take instruction
  • Communicate effectively with all ages
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Committed to personal and professional development

Personal qualities

  • Team Player
  • Outgoing
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Caring
  • Trustworthy
  • Mature
  • Able to use own initiative

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Career in care

About the employer

Respite care.

Employer

Redbridge Respite Care Association

Address

48

Padnall Road

Romford

RM6 5BJ

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Training provider

QCF training will be provided and a certificate in Health and Social care will be gained.

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
  • City &Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Functional skills - Application of Number Level 1 and Communication Level 1

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

T2 Business Solutions

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by T2 Business Solutions

Contact

ayshalee 02920534870 ayshalee.morton@t2group.co.uk


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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017