Health and Social Care Apprentice The Orchards
Working within a friendly team supporting the staff and the elderly on a daily basis. You will need to show ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with the residents, their families, and staff. You will assist in caring for the residents on a daily basis, and their general well-being.
Closing date: today
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
09 Oct 2017
07 Sep 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Working within a friendly team supporting the staff and the elderly on a daily basis.
You will need to show ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with the residents, their families, and staff.
You will assist in caring for the residents on a daily basis, and their general well-being. Encouraging independence and recording notes for care plans.
You will conduct basic domestic duties as is it essential to work as part of a team and ensure both staff and the residents are in a clean and safe environment at all times.
You will be aware of security measures and the safe guarding policy.
You will be trained gradually and will be fully supported, working alongside a fully qualified carer.
Applicants must be over 18, as this age restriction is a legal requirement for conducting personal care with vulnerable adults.
Requirements and prospects
Absolutely must have a passion to learn and care for the elderly. Good team working and communication skills are also essential.
Reliable, good attitude, patience, confidentiality, passion for caring for elderly people, tenacity, desire to learn.
GCSE English and Maths at C or above would be an advantage (or equivalent).
Things to consider
About the employer
- NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care
- Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
- Functional skills in Maths and English
- Employee rights and responsibilities
Health and Social Care
GRIMSBY INSTITUTE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
Emma Traves 01472 311222 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing date: today