Apprentice Care Worker Intercare Services

Are you looking for a job which makes a real difference to people's lives? Intercare Services is a family run domiciliary care service in Sheffield. We offer a wide range of personal care and support to people over the age of 18 in their own home.

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

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

  • Working week

    Mon -Sun 5 days out of 7 Flexible 7-2pm either

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC091062827

  • Positions

    4 available

You will have natural enthusiasm and energy, and a passion for the care and support of our service users. This is a stimulating, challenging but ultimately very rewarding role. Reporting to the Registered Manager The main purpose of the role is:

  • To provide assistance with personal care and other daily living tasks to disabled and older people within their own homes.
  • To work with each individual service user to maximise their independence and choice.
  • To undertake personal care and daily living tasks as agreed with the service user, their family and professionals involved with the individual service plan.
  • To work in ways that promote ICS core values.
  • To work at all times the policies and procedures of ICS including health and safety and confidentiality.
  • To provide service users with opportunities to express their preference as to the way that care tasks are carried out.
  • To develop and maintain professional working relationships with service users and work colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds.
  • To communicate regularly with your immediate supervisor, in particular regarding changes in the service users condition or circumstances.
  • To use the services on-call system in accordance with the service guidance.
  • To attend training, including induction training, team meetings and individual supervision sessions as required.
  • To complete documentation, including service user records and timesheets.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties requested.

Care assistants must not undertake any function which requires a nursing qualification unless training and delegation has been agreed in accordance with ICS policies and procedures.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Listerning,Literacy Skills
  • Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work on your own, and as part of a team
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people
  • Ability to work flexibly and creatively with service users and their families
  • Ability to keep and complete accurate records

Qualifications required

4 x GCSE A*-D English & Maths or numerical equivalents

A mandatory and successful DBS Check will be required

Future prospects

Excellent career prospect to progress with sustained valued employment, further accredited training and valuable work experience.

Things to consider

Ability to travel to cover work allocated on the rota with colleagues. You will cover Sheffield Post Codes: S5, S6, S35,S36

About the employer

Intercare Services is a family run domiciliary care service in Sheffield. We offer a wide range of personal care and support to people over the age of 18 in their own home. Our mission, is to provide outstanding care and support to all our Service Users, to enable them to live as independently as possible, and to lead their own lives in their own environment and within the community. We work in partnership with other professionals to maximise opportunities and to maintain Service User choice, rights, privacy, dignity, independence and fulfilment. Our care will be provided in the least intrusive way possible and with a keen eye on courtesy

Employer

Intercare Services

Address

Redlands Business Centre

3-5 Tapton House Road

Sheffield

S10 5BY

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Training provider

  • Health & Social Care Level 2
  • First Aid Course 
  • Food Hygiene Course

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care > Adult Care Worker

Training provider

SHEFFIELD COLLEGE, THE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College

Contact

Job Connect on: 0114 2602600


Other information

You will follow the new Apprentice Standard Apprenticeship - Adult Care Worker Level 2 - including End Point Assessment The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is �3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

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: 24 Oct 2017