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L2 Adult Care Worker Apprentice True Homecare Ltd

Working as part of a team providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals. Monitoring an individual's conditions for example checking blood pressure, temperature and weight, checking overall progress, comfort and wellbeing

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Flexible working hours from 30 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001596757

  • Positions

    3 available

You may also help support with:

  • Eating and drinking, washing and dressing and help residents go to the toilet
  • Prepare individuals for healthcare activities carried out by other members of the healthcare team
  • Carry out non clinical duties, keeping records, making beds, tidying up your work area, returning all cleaning equipment after each clinical activity
  • Address straight forward problems in your day to day work, reporting concerns and changes to the appropriate person in a timely manner
  • You will report to a registered healthcare practitioner
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and their families, carers and healthcare practitioners using a range of techniques, keeping information confidential
  • Handle information (record, report and store information) related to individuals in line with local and national policies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Treat people with dignity, respecting individual's diversity, beliefs, culture, values, needs, privacy and preferences, show respect and empathy for those you work with.
  • Have the courage to challenge areas of concern and work to best practice.
  • Adaptable and reliable, consistent and show discretion, resilience and self awareness
  • Communicate and understand both residents and work colleagues and families and not disclosing any individual's information in connection to confidentiality
  • Promote physical health and wellbeing of indivduals
  • Support individuals with activities of daily living
  • Recognise deteriorations in health, long term conditions, physiological measurements, skin integrity and report appropriately
  • Be aware of Dementia, cognitive issues and mental health

Personal qualities

  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Understanding
  • Adaptabe
  • Happy and fun
  • Compassionate and able to show empathy where needed
  • Sympathic
  • Diplomatic
  • Take appropriate action in response to incidents or emergencies following guidelines

Desired qualifications

  • Treat people with dignity, respecting individual's diversity, beliefs, culture, values, needs, privacy and preferences, show respect and empathy for those you work with.
  • Have the courage to challenge areas of concern and work to best practice.
  • Adaptable and reliable, consistent and show discretion, resilience and self awareness
  • Communicate and understand both residents and work colleagues and families and not disclosing any individual's information in connection to confidentiality
  • Promote physical health and wellbeing of indivduals
  • Support individuals with activities of daily living
  • Recognise deteriorations in health, long term conditions, physiological measurements, skin integrity and report appropriately
  • Be aware of Dementia, cognitive issues and mental health

Future prospects

Progressing your learning onto L3 Adult care worker and obtaining a full time job role

Things to consider

Working weekends and over Christmas


About the employer

 

At True Home-care we look after our clients with care, love, and most importantly compassion. We provide care which our client and their families can TRUST. 

True Homecare specializes in providing care to clients in their own homes in Stockport, Cheadle and surrounding areas. Our service allows our clients to remain in their own homes for as long as possible and is tailored entirely to the needs of each and every individual. We provide highly personalized quality care at home and do this by carefully matching our carers with our clients. Our Care Providers are certified and trained to provide flexible and professional care to all our clients.
We have tailor-made packages to suit the unique needs of all our clients. True Homecare are a family run independent care company managing a staff of fully trained experienced carers. We are registered by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and are also members of the UK Homecare Association.
We help our clients to remain independent and in their own homes through tailored, highly personalized visits that are not rushed or time constrained. We can help with care in your home, end of life care, respite care, physically disabled care, alzheimer and dementia care and live in care, including convalescence care, night sits, days, evenings and weekends.

Employer

True Homecare Ltd

Address

3

Wilmslow Road

SK8 1DW

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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

Adult Care worker Level 2

  • Care Certificate
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care

DH Associates are the training provider who will deliver your L2 Adult care worker to you within the organisation, which means work based learning.  The qualification is over 12-18 months and you will be assigned a trainer who will also complete your L2 functional skills in English and maths

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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