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Apprentice Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant Always Caring Bromley Ltd

To assist and support clients in their own home, offering everyday support like tidying residents’ rooms and do light cleaning. Assisting in washing, dressing and undressing, maintaining privacy and dignity at all times and allowing choice in line with the individuals’ capacity to choose and the written plan of care.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 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

    Monday - Fridays, 7.00am - 11.00am, Saturday - Sunday, 5.00pm - 10.00pm (Candidates can nominate their own availability) Total hours per week: 30.00

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    11 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001695241

  • Positions

    5 available

To assist in the direct care provision of all aspects of individual residents assessed needs, this may include:

  • Assisting in washing, dressing and undressing, maintaining privacy and dignity at all times and allowing choice in line with the individuals’ capacity to choose and the written plan of care
  • Assisting individual residents with their assessed toileting needs, including continence promotion
  • Changing beds (unless domestic staff do), tidying residents’ rooms and do light cleaning (e.g. bedside tables, en-suite toilets)
  • Helping in the serving of meals and drinks, assisting those residents who are unable to feed themselves and ensuring that each resident receives the meal or diet that he/she has requested and is suitable for his/her needs
  • To convey relevant information about the residents to the senior staff in charge, in order that the individual plan of care may be regularly updated, and appropriate care given, paying particular attention to any changes observed in the residents physical or psychological condition
  • Reporting immediately to the senior staff in charge, any accident or untoward incident, which may occur to a resident, a member of staff or visitor
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times regarding resident’s particulars

Delivering care and support, you ensure our exacting high standards are maintained by keeping our customers safe and protected in their homes, whilst also putting a smile on their faces. Our customers look forward to your caring and happy visits.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills and ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Clear and comprehensive oral and written skills-good record keeping and report writing skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain close and effective working relationships with others

Personal qualities

  • Well-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Calm, adaptable and flexible approach
  • Presentable appearance
  • Sense of humour
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • A desire to do things better
  • Reliable and conscientious
  • Caring nature
  • Must personable, eager to learn
  • 100% committed to improving the lives of vulnerable adults

Desired qualifications

No qualifications required; attitude is everything!

Future prospects

Possible permanent employment after the apprenticeship and progression to lead senior care positions.


About the employer

Always Caring Bromley ltd. is a provider of high-quality caring services of distinctive value. You can find our professional staff in any environment that requires carers who are highly skilled in promoting health and wellbeing.

Employer

Always Caring Bromley Ltd

Address

14

Letchworth Drive

Bromley

BR2 9BE

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Training

Training provider

Learning and Development Bureau

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning and Development Bureau

Contact

Kerry Curzon 01634540669 kerry.curzon@learninganddevlopementbureau.org.uk

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Training as a care and support professionals providing opportunities to achieve Care certificate, Care Diploma (NVQ) and apprenticeship certificate.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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