Apprentice Home Care Assistant Care In Your Home Ltd

As an Apprentice Home Care Assistant, you will be assisting our clients in their own homes, with various tasks which they need assistance with.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £285.00

  • Working week

    Shifts between 7am - 11pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001142308

  • Positions

    5 available

As a Home Care Assistant, you will be assisting our clients in their own homes, with various tasks which they need assistance with whilst upholding the values of privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and confidentiality of our clients.


Ensure that each client is treated as an individual, and supported in accordance with their agreed care plan.

These tasks could include (but are not limited to):

  • Support with personal care
  • Toileting
  • Preparing meals
  • Support with medication
  • Carrying out household duties where necessary

Own transport is necessary as you will be required to travel to our clients homes based within Bracknell and the surrounding areas. You will be required to work shifts covering 07:00 AM to 11:00 PM and must be available to work weekends.

Full Training, Uniform and Relevant Equipment is provided.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above (or equivalent).

Personal qualities

  • Willing to work alternate weekends (as a minimum)
  • Reliable, committed and trustworthy
  • Willing to undertake any training required, and have an ability to follow instructions and guidelines

Qualifications required

  • Good standard of written and spoken English
  • Must have a driving licence, due to travelling between different locations

Future prospects

On successfully completing your qualification you will remain employed by us as a Home Care Assistant.

Things to consider

Advanced DBS check is required. Own vehicle is essential, as you will be expected to travel to and from our client’s homes. If own vehicle is bicycle, local clients may be assigned. Excellent salary. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. 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.

About the employer

Care In Your Home Ltd are an Independent Domiciliary Care Provider, registered with the CQC, based in Bracknell serving clients within the Borough and surrounding areas.

Employer

Care In Your Home Ltd

Address

Easthampstead Road

Bracknell

RG12 1JS

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Training provider

  • Edexcel QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2
  • Functional Sklls Maths and English Level 1

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

BRACKNELL AND WOKINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bracknell & Wokingham College

Contact

Maria Cumming 01344 766666 maria.cumming@bracknell.ac.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017