Apprentice Carer at Belmont House Belmont House Nursing Home

We’re looking for Apprentice Carers to join our team at Belmont House in Harrogate 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

    £105.00

  • Working week

    30 hours per week shift work

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001138502

  • 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. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting individuals with personal care and providing a safe and supportive environment.
  • You will support with meal preparation
  • Light domestic duties 
  • Assist with moving and positioning individuals in accordance with their plan of care. 
  • Interaction and communication with individuals and the ability to monitor the health of individuals affected by health conditions is key.
  • Participate in rotas, which may include day, evening, weekend and Bank Holiday working and sleeping-in duties at night.

Please Note:
Pay rate - £3.40ph - to rise to £7.65ph once signed off induction

The weekly wage reflects the maximum number of hours worked. If you work less than the maximum your weekly wage will be calculated at £3.40 per hour.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

To work in Health and Social Care, you will possess the following:

  • A friendly and caring approach
  • A genuine desire to help people
  • A respectful approach to clients
  • Patience and a sense of humour
  • Team working skills and the ability to use your own initiative 
  • The ability to follow clear health and safety guidelines

Personal qualities

You’ll have a kind, caring and calm approach and take the 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

Ongoing training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

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.

About the employer

Countrywide Care Homes Limited is a sister company of Maria Mallaband Care Group, which has been providing specialist care services since 1996. Countrywide Care Homes was established in July 2011 by Phil Burgan, the founder and Chairman of Maria Mallaband Care Group.

Employer

Belmont House Nursing Home

Address

High Street

Harrogate

HG2 7LW

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Health and Social Care 
  • Functional Skills in English L1/L2
  • Functional Skills in Maths L1/L2
  • IAO L2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • IAO Level 2 Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

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