Support Worker Blessed Personalized Support Services Ltd

Support Worker required for a home care service in Surrey, Farnborough and nearby areas. You will be required to work with children and elderly. Training will be provided. An enhanced DBS check will need to be carried out. Must have a driving licence and access to a car with business insurance.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £56.00

    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

    16hrs per week - hours are flexible. This is a new employer who will increase the weekly hours once the care provision increases. Hours may increase to 37.5 hours/week as the business grows.

    Total hours per week: 16.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001305553

  • Positions

    2 available

Support workers/carers required for home care service in Surrey and Hampshire area. The role involves working with disabled children and adults with learning and physical disabilities in home environment. Providing personal care and companionship as required.

The candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check for children and adult service, must be willing to attend ongoing training, supervision and appraisals.

The duties may involve:

  • Assisting service users to get up and get dressed
  •  Assisting with personal hygiene, feeding, cooking, light cleaning
  • Assisting with shopping and attending appointments.

They will be required to work in the Guildford, Surrey and Hampshire surrounding areas (Aldershot, Farnborough, Alton) and will therefore need a clean driving licence.

They must also have access to a car with business insurance and willing to use their car for business purposes - they will be able to claim any mileage used.

Working hours include mornings, evenings and weekends.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Team player
  • Able to work independently
  • Driving licence is required
  • Computer, numeracy and report writing skills

Personal qualities

  • Good listener, good communicator
  • Caring
  • Ambitious
  • Enthusiastic
  • Kind
  • Compassionate

Qualifications required

N/A

Future prospects

On completion of the apprenticeship, on going employment is possible within the company.

Things to consider

An enhanced DBS check to be carried out. Two references are also required. You will be required to work in the Guildford, Surrey and Hampshire surrounding areas (Aldershot, Farnborough, Alton) and will therefore need a clean driving licence and your own car.

About the employer

Blessed Personalized Support Services Ltd is a home care service regulated by the Care Quality Commission to provide personal care in the community for children from 0-18 years and from under 65years and over 65years. We believe in enablement and empowering others to be independent and remain in their own home.

Employer

Blessed Personalized Support Services Ltd

Address

44

Sycamore Drive, Sycamore Drive

Aldershot

GU12 5PR

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Training provider

On the job training along with support and guidance from a dedicated training adviser/assessor from Bracknell & Wokingham College to achieve Level 2 QCF qualification.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care > Adult Care Worker

Training provider

BRACKNELL AND WOKINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bracknell & Wokingham College

Contact

Janine Woodman 01344 766508 janine.woodman@bracknell.ac.uk


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Closing date: 04 Oct 2017