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L3 Lead Adult care worker Homecare (Mellor)

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

    £180.18 to £347.49

    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

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Mar 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001627448

  • Positions

    1 available

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

  • 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
  • Guidance to policies and procedures to ensure all work carried out to a high standard
  • Ensure hand over to night staff is completed

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
  • Driving licence or own transport

Personal qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable to hours and wanting to learn more
  • Understand the role of an adult care worker
  • 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

Full time job role should you be successful

Things to consider

Working over the weekend and Christmas period and bank holidays


About the employer

We’ve been providing quality services in your area since 1990 and are proud of our wide ranging knowledge and specialist expertise. Our safe and effective care at home services support individuals to live as independently as possible.

Excellence as Standard

We're fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our services are audited and evaluated against the Health and Social care Act. As an approved member of the United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA) we comply with their Code of Practice.

Employer

Homecare (Mellor)

Address

336

Whalley New Road

Blackburn

BB1 9SL

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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

Dawn Hodge Associates are the training provider who will be delivering your qualification to you within the workplace, you will be visited every month and set work to complete on line and also workbooks.  You will also be completing your functional skills at L2.

Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)


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