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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Lindisfarne 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

    VAC001740451

  • 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 Hartlepool is a purpose-built care home that specialises in the care of those suffering from Dementia. Each of the home’s 54 rooms offers ensuite facilities and a television point, telephone connection and modern furniture.

Residents are also welcome to personalise their room to suit their individual taste.

The home is located close to all local amenities, including shops, bus routes, parks, the theatre and Hartlepool beach. The home is tastefully decorated and has all of the modern facilities you’d expect from a large care home.

The team at Lindisfarne Hartlepool are fully trained in caring for those with Dementia and work to ensure that all residents’ requirements and needs are met. The home also has an activities co-ordinator who runs a full programme of events including daily activities and day trips.

In addition to our Senior Carers, there is a full team of support staff and domestic staff who ensure the home is well run, homely and clean. An on-site catering team provide all types of dietary needs.

Employer

Lindisfarne Carehomes

Address

Masefield Road

Hartlepool

TS25 4JY

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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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