Apprentice Carer HC-One Limited

We’re looking for Apprentice Carers to join our team on their exciting journey to provide the kindest possible care.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £187.50

  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001307158

  • Positions

    1 available

No experience is necessary if you’re joining us as an Apprentice Carer as you will be fully trained and supported through our apprenticeship program whilst working towards a vocational qualification in Health & Social Care.

Reporting to: Qualified Nursing Staff (Nursing Home) Deputy Home Manager/Nursing Assistant or Senior Carer (Residential Home).

Purpose of Role: to learn on-the job whilst working towards achieving a recognised qualification in Health and Social Care by assisting in the provision of the kindest care. Working as part of ‘One team’ to achieve required standards.

Daily duties:

  • Work towards a vocational qualification in Health & Social Care. Once proven to be competent in key skills, continue learning whilst:
  • Assisting Residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional), providing attention when needed, whilst ensuring Residents retain their comfort and dignity.
  • Assisting Residents who have limited mobility, or physical/learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided, to ensure that they safely achieve their personal goals.
  • Closely monitor Residents who may be confused and / or who may demonstrate behaviour that challenges to ensure the safety and welfare of themselves and others.
  • Assist in the delivery of care for Residents who are dying or with a progressive illness to ensure a dignified End of Life. Ensure privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and the bereaved, in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Answer Nurse ‘Call System’, providing and/or obtaining assistance as required.
  • Make and change beds and ensure that rooms are clean and tidy, and any bedroom equipment is kept clean to ensure a homely environment for the Resident.
  • Answer the door and telephone appropriately, respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly to ensure a high standard of customer care.
  • Ensure the Care Home’s resources are used appropriately to minimise waste and reduce risk. Accurately document care given and report concerns as necessary.
  • Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Resident, Colleague, self or another.
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Care Home’s Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.

In accordance with the Care Standards Act 2000, it is not permissible for Colleagues under
the age of 18 years to provide personal care to Residents. Applicants must be 18+


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Verbal and written communication.
  • Record keeping.
  • Time management.

Personal qualities

  • Kind, caring and calm approach.
  • Willing to take time to understand the needs of Residents so that you can attend to all aspects of the care needs.

Qualifications required

  • No qualifications required.

Future prospects

On going development and training.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. 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). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

HC-One specialises in Dementia, Nursing, Residential and Specialist care with homes throughout the UK. Each of our Residents and their relatives can trust that the care they will receive will be delivered with kindness, thoughtfulness and respect, in a safe, warm, comfortable and welcoming environment.

Employer

HC-One Limited

Address

26 Angel Lane

Hayes

UB3 2QX

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Training provider

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship. 
  • Functional Skills in Maths.
  • Functional Skills in English.
  • Functional Skills in ICT.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care > Adult Care Worker

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017