Health and Social Care Apprentice Meadow Lodge Residential

Apprenticeship opportunity to be part of a staff team providing high quality care to residents in our day care and respite care.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    40 hours per week, various days Monday to Sunday inclusive. Shift and evening work required

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001140874

  • Positions

    1 available

This is an Apprenticeship opportunity to be part of a staff team providing high quality care to residents in our day care and respite care.

Main duties include:

Supporting qualified staff in day to day routines of the Health and Social Care setting.

Assisting with personal care and moving and handling of service users.

Promoting independence and providing activities.

Working as a member of a team.

Awareness of health and safety policies and procedures.

Complete any necessary paperwork e.g. inputting on care plans, accident forms and incident forms.

 

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Flexible and able to use own initiative

Can manage workload effectively

Personal qualities

Reliable, approachable, good communicator and friendly.

Caring nature and willingness to work in a health and social care environment.

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications in Health and Social Care needed however initial assessments will be undertaken to assess literacy and numeracy skills.

Future prospects

Possible progression to a Level 3 qualification

Things to consider

Evening and weekend work is required.

About the employer

Private Residential Home for 14 elderly residents in East Lancashire.

Employer

Meadow Lodge Residential

Address

Whalley Road

Padiham

Burnley

BB12 8JX

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Training provider

Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Health and Social Care

Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Functional Skills in Maths and English

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College

Contact

Kirsty Gregory 01254 292470 Kirsty.gregory@blackburn.ac.uk


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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017