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L3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprentice HIGHPOINT CARE (WEST DERBY) LIMITED

Lead Adult care worker are frontline staff who help adults with care and support helping to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. Supervision, frontline leadership guidance and direction for others or work autonomously.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £328.77

  • Working week

    39 hrs and overtime if you choose to do it. Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001552082

  • Positions

    3 available

As a Lead Adult care worker you will make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.

Duties to include:

  • Exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals
  • Dignity and control by providing leadership and guidance
  • Responsible for care provided
  • Caring consistently and make a positive difference
  • Delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity, empathy and respect
  • Doing the right thing for people, speaking up if the individual are at risk
  • Great communication and listening skills central to successful caring relationships
  • Applying knowledge and competence
  • Being committed to improving the experience of people who need care and support

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Supporting those who need help
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Understanding and caring
  • Nature relationships
  • Adapt behaviours for example if an individual is hard of hearing
  • Being respectful and responsible
  • Make a positive difference in folks lives
  • Thoughtful and happy
  • Enjoy working with individuals with challenging behaviours or who suffer an illness

Personal qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable to hours and wanting to learn more
  • Understand the role of an adult care worker
  • Guidance to policies and procedures to ensure all work carried out to a high standard
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Fun and outgoing

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE A-C or equivalent and also maths and English Grade A-C 9-4 or equivalent. 
  • L2 Adult care worker as this is a progression

Future prospects

Progression from L2 Adult care worker onto L3 Adult care worker full time role should you complete your apprenticeship and move into full time employment.

Things to consider

Working weekends if needed.


About the employer

Damfield Gardens based in the community of Maghull and privately owned and has 67 residents that they care for Some: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairme. They have been running for over 12 months and have a great reputation for the care they provide within Damfield Gardens.  They are looking for the right candidates to train and develop

Employer

HIGHPOINT CARE (WEST DERBY) LIMITED

Address

1

Bourne Hurst Drive

Liverpool

L31 3FA

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Training

Training provider

DH Associates

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dawn Hodge Associates Ltd

Contact

Jules Westbrook Jules.Westbrook@dhassociates.co.uk

Lead adult care worker Level 3

DH Associates are the training provider who will be delivering your qualification.  This will be delivered in the workplace - work based learning.  You will also be completing your functional skills.

You should already have completed your L2 Adult care worker and have this certificate already.

You will be assessed at the end of the qualification to ensure you are capable of doing the role and your line manager is fully supportive of you completing this.

Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)


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