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Care Support worker apprentice Bloomsbury House

Care Support worker to support individuals with personal care, promote independence and monitor any changes over a 24-hour period. Working towards the Level 2 Healthcare support worker apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

  • Working week

    Flexible working, including some weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001686337

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Personal care
  • Preparing individuals for healthcare activities
  • Supporting before, during and/or after those activities in line with their care plan

Non- clinical duties can include:

  • Keeping records
  • Making beds
  • Tidying up your work areas
  • Supporting with mealtime
  • You will be able to address straightforward problems in your day to day work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good handwriting skills
  • Team worker

Personal qualities

  • Respecting individuals for who they are and treating people with respect and dignity
  • Commitment to quality care and support
  • Be a good listener and get to know their individual needs
  • Respect people’s rights to make their own choices and how they want to be supported

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent grades A*-C / 4-9 in maths and English.

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Must enjoy working with the elderly.

Shift work, including occasional week ends.

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates. For updates on the National Living Wage please see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/national-living-wage-increase-to-protect-workers-living-standards


About the employer

Provides residential care for the elderly.

Employer

Bloomsbury House

Address

13

Anchorage Road

Sutton Coldfield

B74 2PJ

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Training

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People

Contact

The Apprenticeship works 01922 651100 ptprecruits@ptp-training.co.uk

  • Level 2 Healthcare support worker apprenticeship standard

Apprenticeship standard

Healthcare support worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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