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Care Assistant Apprentice DODDLESPOOL CARE HOME LTD

To deliver Resident care and undertake assigned tasks as directed by Senior Carers or Qualified Nurses using Company procedures. To carry out all duties in such a manner as to enhance Residents’ quality of life whilst maintaining dignity and privacy and encouraging individuality and independence as per our Philosophy of Care.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £132.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001715192

  • Positions

    1 available

  • To deliver Resident care and undertake assigned tasks as directed by Senior Carers or Qualified Nurses using Company procedures
  • To carry out all duties in such a manner as to enhance Residents quality of life whilst maintaining dignity and privacy and encouraging individuality and independence as per our Philosophy of Care

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist and encourage Residents with bathing and personal hygiene
  • Assist Residents with toileting with continence requirements
  • Assist Residents with choice of menu, feeding and drinking (as required)
  • Escort Residents to hospital appointments per company procedures
  • Ensure that resident care standards are met and maintained as recorded in the ‘Care Plans’
  • Be aware and maintain good moving and handling techniques in line with Health & Safety procedures
  • Be aware of ‘Health & Safety at Work’ – promptly report all hazards and defects to senior staff member
  • Adhere to policy on ‘Confidentiality’ – Resident will not be discussed with any one other than Home nursing or medical staff
  • Refer all enquiries to senior nurse on duty
  • To be pro-active in developing the quality of care delivered in the Home
  • To undertake any other duties that may be reasonably assigned by a person in charge
  • Be aware of lines of communication.  Assist in the maintenance of effective communication throughout the Home
  • Adhere to the Home’s Equal Opportunities Policy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as when part of a team
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Hard working
  • Caring
  • Keen to progress
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

Desirable: GCSE or equivalent in English Language and mathematics at grade 9 to 4 (A*- C).

Future prospects

Could lead to a permanent position for the right applicant.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Doddlespool Hall is Residential Home supporting up to 21 elderly residents with health and social care needs. Cinnabar Support and Living along with their sister company Brancaster care have 8 homes across the country.

Employer

DODDLESPOOL CARE HOME LTD

Address

Doddlespool Hall

Main Road

Crewe

CW3 9AE

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Training

Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Contact

The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287 apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • The Care Certificate (where appropriate)
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (where appropriate)

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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