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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Gainford Care Homes Limited

Lead Adult care workers are front-line staff who help adults with care and support helping to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. Administer residents medication and complete care plans. Work alongside carers to deliver care to the residents.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    5 days out of 7 - shifts will vary.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001740363

  • Positions

    2 available

As an Apprentice Lead Adult Care Worker, you will make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.

Duties may include:

  • Exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals
  • Dignity and control by providing leadership and guidance
  • Responsible for care provided
  • Caring consistently and make a positive difference
  • Delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity, empathy and respect
  • Doing the right thing for people, speaking up if the individual is at risk
  • Great communication and listening skills central to successful caring relationships
  • Applying knowledge and competence
  • Being committed to improving the experience of people who need care and support
  • Administer residents medication and complete care plans 
  • Work alongside carers to deliver care to the residents

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Previous care experience

Personal qualities

  • Compassionate
  • Hard working
  • Friendly / approachable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade A*-C / 9-4 or equivalent in maths and English
  • The Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship (or equivalent) should already be achieved

Future prospects

Progression in your role, training and going on to complete further qualifications.  Once the apprenticeship is complete, salary will rise to £9 per hour.


About the employer

Lindisfarne Seaham is a purpose-built care home that specialises in general nursing and residential care, along with the specialist care of those suffering from Dementia.

This spacious residence consists of 61 En-suite bedrooms, which can be personalised to suit individual tastes, as well as six comfortable and homely lounges. Each lounge is designed to accommodate all residents’ daily requirements and includes facilities such as 50” plasma televisions, quiet lounges and sensory lounges. Lindisfarne Seaham also offers a male-only unit. 

Outside of the home are safe, landscaped gardens where residents can grow their own flowers or sit and relax in the scenic seating areas.

The nutritious meals that are served in the dining area are fully cooked on site by qualified chefs who can cater for special dietary requirements. Residents’ families are always welcome to join at mealtimes.

Lindisfarne Seaham also boasts a hair and beauty salon, library facilities and full laundry service, as well as daily activities run by our fully trained staff.

Employer

Gainford Care Homes Limited

Address

King Edward Road

Seaham

SR7 7TY

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Training

Training provider

EAST DURHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Durham College

Contact

Emma Norbury 0191 5185587 emma.norbury@eastdurham.ac.uk

  • Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard
  • English and maths Functional Skills if required - if not required, maths and English upskill will still be provided but you do not need to sit an exam
  • Preparation for End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)


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