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Apprentice Support Worker or Care Assistant Otas Supported Living Limited

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 always and allowing choice in line with the individuals’ capacity to choose and the written plan of care.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £366.00

  • Working week

    Day/Night depending on preference. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001701195

  • Positions

    4 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 be personable, eager to learn
  • 100% committed to improving the lives of vulnerable adults

Desired qualifications

Can be trained on the job 

Future prospects

QCF Certificate with day release when on training 


About the employer

Otas supported living provides efficient home care, supported living and live in care services covering Kent and surrounding areas. Our goal as an organisation, is to expand the business into acquiring bigger residential care homes over a 5 years period. Due to our strong understanding of our goals, and the use of quality and highly skilled and dedicated professionals, We strive in meeting the needs of service users and care through the slogan “ Home Away from Home Care” We aim to establish a residential care home with a reputation that is second to none. This will help individuals to lead lives and improved social interaction, reduced isolation with support and care provided by staff with special training and experience to meet their needs.

Employer

Otas Supported Living Limited

Address

21

St Helens Road, Helens Road

Sheerness

ME12 2QY

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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@learninganddevelopementbureau.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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