Care assistant PATHWAYS CARE GROUP LIMITED

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: 01 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 per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001305501

  • Positions

    2 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

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

Personal;

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

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

a long term career in care

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

At Pathways Care Group, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a healthy, active and fulfilling life, regardless of their background or disability. The aim of our homes is to provide a safe and stimulating environment for adults and young people. Our dedicated staff support and encourage service users to achieve positive outcomes in their lives. We encourage service users to be as independent as possible, in order to become more self-reliant and to encourage choice.

Employer

PATHWAYS CARE GROUP LIMITED

Address

572 High Street

Kingswinford

DY6 8AJ

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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

Liz 02920534870 elizabeth.leverson@t2group.co.uk


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017