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Apprentice Care Assistant- Garth House- Dorking Garth House Nursing Home

This role is a fantastic opportunity to start your career in Care, working for a well-established and trustworthy company. You will receive all the support you need to become a fully qualified Care Assistant. Working full-time in one of our well-equipped homes you will learn how to look after our residents to the highest standard.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £356.40

  • Working week

    Shifts; 8am - 8pm (days) OR 8pm - 8am (nights); must work alt weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001719040

  • Positions

    1 available

Qube Learning are working with Caring Homes Group to help find an Apprentice Healthcare Assistant. The successful candidate will complete an Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification (dependant on experience), lasting 15 months.

During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.

Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.

Key accountabilities:

  • Report to the person in charge
  • To actively promote the independence, rights and choices of the home's residents
  • To maintain and implement the organisations philosophy of care
  • To maintain and implement the organisations policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse

Key tasks:

  • To participate in providing activities for the residents both within the Home and with outside activities
  • Maintain people's equality, diversity and right's, and assist the residents to maintain their independence
  • Maintain health, safety and security within the Home
  • All aspects of care provision for the residents within the Home
  • Enable clients to maintain and improve their mobility
  • Enable clients to eat and drink
  • Enable clients to maintain personal hygiene and appearance
  • Contribute to the moving and handling of clients to maximise physical comfort
  • Enable clients to access and use toilet facilities
  • Preparing residents to be examined by Health Care Professionals
  • Assisting Health Care Professionals involved with the Homes residents
  • Completing current and appropriate resident documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans
  • To attend and contribute to Team and General meetings
  • To undertake light domestic duties as required e.g. laundry, cleaning after meal service (Additional tasks at night)
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate in conjunction with the Team Leader/ Registered Nurse/Home Manager
  • Provision of personalised and person centre care in dignified and respectful manner in accordance with Company's Policies and Procedures
  • The constant safeguarding of service users
  • Continuously assess, implement and evaluate residents care
  • Ensure care follows NMC code of conduct
  • Always maintain professional conduct
  • Adopt safe working practices in accordance with health and safety guidelines
  • Responsible for continuous professional development in accordance with the requirements of the NMW guidelines
  • Ensure personal and mandatory training is kept up to date
  • To contribute to the home being complaint
  • Duty of Candour
  • To be responsive to changing needs of resident and to report to the person in charge

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Responsible for supporting our elderly residents with daily living, providing support and companionship, assisting with their physical and personal needs together with being able to deliver personal care
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Caring/Compassionate
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Caring Home Groups will offer additional qualifications on completion of your apprenticeship. Potential Supervision roles / Management opportunities will be available for the right candidate. CHG are looking to progress candidates within the company. This is a perfect opportunity for those looking for a career path in Care.


About the employer

Caring Homes is an independent national network of residential, nursing and dementia homes providing person-centred care. We are a family business, established in 1994 by Helena and Paul Jeffery. Everything we do is directed by the needs of the individuals we care for and their families. By caring for the whole person and their unique personality, likes and interests, we create better bonds, more stimulating communities, safer environments and better lives.

Employer

Garth House Nursing Home

Address

Tower Hill Road

Dorking

RH4 2AY

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Training

Training provider

Qube Learning

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Qube Qualifications And Development Limited

Contact

Natalya Palmer

  • Level 2 Adult care worker apprenticeship standard

Adult care qualification including Functional Skills in maths and English if required.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021