Health and Social Care Apprentice Two Trees Caring Home
Two Trees are looking for an apprentice who is eager to support and care for individual with complex needs.
Closing date: 25 Sep 2017
Total hours per week: 33.50
Possible start date
02 Oct 2017
25 Aug 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Two Trees Care home is looking for an apprentice to grow and develop through a level 2 health & social care apprenticeship. They will aim to train the apprentice in all aspects of the care industry. The right candidate will be passionate about care, show adaptability skills and communicate with ease. They will above all have an interest in mental health and empathy for their service users.
The apprentice will need to follow instruction well, work well as a team and demonstrate confidence in communicating with peers, residents and team members. Due to the nature of the work ideally the candidate will not be upset by service users shouting or be put off by mental health needs. They will be accepting, open and be up for a rewarding challenge.
The apprentice will be involved in the following:
• Provide support, advocacy and information to the individuals they support.
• Provide emotional and practical support to service users.
• Help service users meet their personal care needs sensitively and appropriately to a high standard, including personal hygiene, assistance with laundry, and preparing meals and drinks.
• Enable service users to achieve independence as far as possible in all areas of their life by providing appropriate information, opportunity, training, counselling and support.
• Assist service users to identify and choose their support needs.
• Assist in devising, implementing and reviewing care plans.
• Promote independence
• Light domestic duties
Requirements and prospects
The right candidate will be hardworking, honest and caring with good communication skills. You must be able to take instruction from management, peers and Service Users. You will be adaptable to all scenarios and will have a desire to make a difference in the wellbeing & lives of Service Users.
The successful applicant will need to be highly reliable and extremely patient, with a kind, fair and supportive approach to be able to work effectively in this care setting. As an apprentice, you must be able to work with other adults and be able to demonstrate good teamwork skills, and where required, have the ability to work alone in an organised and focused manner. An ability to communicate well with all ages and ability is essential.
GCSE A-C* desirable but not essential
About the employer
Two Trees Caring Home
The Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care in:
◾Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
◾Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
◾Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
◾Employment Rights and Responsibilities
◾Emergency First Aid
◾Certified Health and Safety Course
◾Internet Safety / Safeguarding
Most aspects of the qualification and training will be delivered at your workplace, where you will be supported throughout your training by experienced colleagues. You will have regular visits every six to eight weeks from your designated assessor who will help you and monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.
As an additional qualification Skills Group will also help you to achieve your Emergency First Aid, and certified Health and Safety Certificates, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding.
Health and Social Care
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd
Olivia 01752 332442
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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017