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Apprentice Care Assistant SNE Care Service Ltd

To look after the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs of the clients using a person centred approach. Observing and promoting the client’s choice, independence, dignity, privacy, fulfilment and other rights. To actively support other Care Workers.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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

    Monday - Friday (Hours to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001769788

  • Positions

    1 available

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide personal care and support to clients with a wide range of needs, illnesses and disabilities
  • To know and understand the care and support required for the client
  • To undertake the tasks detailed in the client’s care and support plan using a person centred approach and in the least intrusive way
  • To encourage the independence and motivation of the client and not foster dependent behaviour
  • To provide input into the care and support plans of clients by regularly feeding back to supervisors
  • To assist clients getting up in the morning, support through the day and going to bed at night as agreed by the client
  • To assist clients with all forms of personal care as per their wishes
  • To prepare food and drink for the client, being aware of the client’s choice, likes/dislikes nutritional needs and cultural requirements
  • To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan or instructed by management
  • To use manual handling equipment safely and correctly
  • To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with clients
  • To provide companionship to the Client, actively talking and listening to them about their interests
  • To help the client to maintain contact with their family and friends
  • To accompany the client on trips into the community
  • To assist the client to manage their personal affairs
  • To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the client, whilst respecting the client’s choice and rights

RECORDING & REPORTING:

  • To maintain detailed accurate records in respect of care and medication support given and tasks undertaken
  • To regularly read care and support plans, acknowledging changes
  • To protect the confidentiality of all information relating to the client and not divulge information to anyone who is not authorised to receive it
  • To continue to monitor where concerns have been reported and recorded
  • To recognise the signs of abuse and immediately report abuse or suspected abuse to a Manager
  • To report any complaints to the office or Out of Hours Care Coordinator - any issues concerning the care, support, well being or behaviour of the client and update records accordingly

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management
  • Customer care
  • Problem solving

Personal qualities

  • Work well as a team and to be able to work alone using your own initiative
  • Empathetic 
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Caring
  • Friendly

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English A*-C/9-4 or equivalent

Future prospects

An opportunity for a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Given the personal care aspect of this role you will need to be 18 to apply. 


About the employer

We will provide the highest level of support to you from the comfort of your own home or out in the community, whatever your health requirements we can be sure to meet your needs with a person centred approach to meet your satisfaction and we will endeavour to provide the best quality of care.

With one to one support, we offer from as little as 30 minute calls to 24-hour support. Our support is purely built around you as an individual and we are able to offer personalised care and we appreciate having a team of carers in your home can be daunting so we offer a preferred small team of carers to each individual. We will build your support entirely on your terms.

Employer

SNE Care Service Ltd

Address

10

Stephenson Court, Stephenson Court

Middlesbrough

TS6 6UT

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Training

Training provider

STOCKTON RIVERSIDE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Redcar & Cleveland College

Contact

Anna Harper 07436 795883 anna.harper@the-etc.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Adult Care Worker
  • Functional skills maths and English, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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