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Adult Care Worker Apprentice Edith Healthcare Wolverhampton Ltd

Do you want to work in care, but do not have any paid experience? Edith Healthcare might just have the opportunity you're looking for!

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

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Closing date: 25 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £334.13

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001764965

  • Positions

    3 available

We provide a personalised complex Healthcare service for adults within their own homes.
These opportunities offer each successful candidate a structured pathway into care that includes blended learning, full training that covers basic life support, moving and handling, medication administration and a comprehensive insight to the niche sector of complex care. The learning then moves from the classroom to the field, where you will meet our service users and work alongside our experienced Healthcare Assistants.


Your daily duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Ensure Service users individual needs are met through effective care planning and review. Review and monitor care plans
  • Act as a Key worker to an individual service user, taking on responsibility for specified areas of care and support. Ensure all medical needs are met and supporting the service user to advocate his/her own needs and wishes
  • Encourage and enable service users to maintain acceptable levels of personal and environmental hygiene
  • Interact and participate with the service users in the development of self-help skills, supporting service users to reach their potential for independence
  • Liaise with other agencies/professionals as necessary in consultation with senior staff members
  • Record information about service users and ensure communication with all staff members
  • Ensure that medical emergencies are dealt with appropriately and always adhere to the company’s medication policy
  • Ensure that service user’s personal property and clothing is maintained to a high standard and reports any requirements to senior staff members
  • Provide care and support as identified in care reviews and care plans, as directed by senior staff members
  • Practice maximum integrity in all dealings with service users personal and financial affairs, and avoid abuse of the privileged relationship that exists with service users

Communication:

Participate in staff and service user meetings as and when required

Training and Development:

  • Maintain professional knowledge and competence
  • Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site as and when required
  • Participate in relevant NVQ training to achieve required qualifications

Health and Safety:

  • Report immediately to the team leader or care coordinator any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a service user, colleague, self, or another
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the organisations health and safety policy and emergency and fire procedures
  • Report to the care coordinator or landlord any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment, or any potential hazard where appropriate
  • Promote safe working practice within the organisation

General:

  • Assist in maintaining financial records in line with Company policies and procedures
  • Carry out administrative tasks as and when required
  • Share in the completion of domestic tasks to assist in the overall running of your place of work. Share responsibility for shopping and preparing meals, and ensuring environmental hygiene is met through the completion of required cleaning tasks. These should not be done in isolation but should involve service users
  • Make visitors feel welcome. Provide refreshments/assistance as and when required
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the organisation
  • Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties
  • Work in a team, contributing to effective team working and participating in reviews of service delivery standards
  • Notify the team leader or care coordinator as soon as possible of your inability to report for duty, and also on your return to work from all periods of absence
  • Ensure the security of your place of work is maintained at all times
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures within defined timescales
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Observational skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures

Personal qualities

  • Cheerful and Friendly
  • Caring and Kind
  • Reliable
  • Motivated
  • Willing to be hands-on
  • Team player
  • Genuine desire and interest to work in care
  • Compassionate

Desired qualifications

No previous qualifications are required. A driving license is preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

For the right candidate, opportunities to progress on to higher level will be available.


About the employer

We provide a personalised complex Healthcare service for adults within their own homes.

Employer

Edith Healthcare Wolverhampton Ltd

Address

13

Bedford Street

Wolverhampton

WV1 2TA

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Training

Training provider

Paragon

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Paragon Skills For Industry

Contact

Tess Thomas 02393 876404 tessa.thomas@pgon.co.uk

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.
On completion of this 12 months apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 2 Adult Care Worker

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Jan 2022