Apprentice Care Assistant Ashton Lodge

Apprentice Care Assistant needed in Residential Care Home that has been established for over 25 years and is currently rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission. Full training will be given.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £120.00

  • Working week

    30 hours shifts to be discussed

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001309967

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Assist care users who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing and toilet.
  • Help care users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities such as incontinence;
  • Help in the care and use of aids and personal equipment.
  • Help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of care users through talking to them,
  • taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.
  • Make and change beds
  • Tidy rooms and do light cleaning.
  • Inspect, launder and mend care users’ clothing.
  • Serve meals; assist care users at meal times if required; wash up utensils.
  • Answer emergency bells, the door and the telephone; greet visitors.
  • Read and write reports in case notes.
  • Take part in staff and residents’ meetings and also in training activities as required.
  • Assist a senior member of staff who has been assessed as competent with
  • medication administration.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

As below

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • Personality
  • Team player
  • Ability to work with people
  • Keen to learn
  • Good communication skills,
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

Basic English and Maths

Future prospects

To be discussed with employer on interview

Things to consider

Applicants need to be aware that they will be working in a busy environment and it is a physically demanding job role. You may be required to work varying shifts to include working evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

About the employer

Ashton Lodge is a family run care home, located 1 mile from Leicester city centre and has been established for over 23 years. We specialise in adult residential care for people with mental illness, physical disabilities, dementia and the elderly. We provide long-term & short-term care and specialist respite care for people with mental illness and dementia. Our care staff are on duty 24 hours a day. Visitors are welcome at any time and our meals are prepared fresh on the day by our chef. Our experienced staff who have either R.M.N, R.M.A or who are qualified up to NVQ 4, will help compile your own detailed personal care plan which meets your care needs. They will fully support and give you assistance where necessary and encourage you to lead a happy and independent life.

Employer

Ashton Lodge

Address

3

Daneshill Road

Leicester

LE3 6AN

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Training provider

  • NVQ in Health and Social Care Level 2
  • BTEC in Health and Social Care Level 2
  • Functional Skills English 
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Personal Learning & Thinking
  • Employment Rights and Resonsibilites

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

Claire Wright 07908106461 claire.wright@hittraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017