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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Gainford Carehomes

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

    Days and shifts TBC.

    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

    VAC001740444

  • 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 will 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

Open since December 2008, Lindisfarne Newton Aycliffe is a five star, purpose-built home specialising in the care of those suffering from Dementia and mental health issues, as well as general residential and nursing care.

The home consists of 56 ensuite rooms over three floors. Staffed by fully qualified professionals, the home also offers fully equipped television, quiet and sensory lounges, daily activities, library facilities, a hair and beauty salon, full laundry service and safe, landscaped gardens with seating areas. All communal areas inside the home are fitted with motion activated lighting systems for ease and safety.

Lindisfarne Newton Aycliffe’s dining facilities offer varied menus of nutritious, home-cooked food prepared on-site, which relatives are welcome to share with residents.

Employer

Gainford Carehomes

Address

Lindisfarne Care Home

Silverdale Place

Newton Aycliffe

DL5 7DZ

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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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