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Apprentice Senior Care Assistants (Nights) -Avery Acer House - Weston-Super-Mare Acer House Care Home

Acer House Care Home, located in Weston-super-Mare, is currently recruiting for empathetic, motivational and caring team players to join us as Senior Care Assistants.

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

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £363.00

  • Working week

    20:00pm - 08:00am, shifts on a rota basis. Based on canididate being 18+

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001815211

  • Positions

    1 available

Qube Learning are working in partnership with The Princes Trust on a new Health Care Sector project for 16–30-year-olds, the age restriction is due to the Prince's Trust funding mandate however any candidate aged 18 or over (due to nature of the role) may apply, but only those who fall into the above age group will be considered for the Princes Trust as well. This project is designed to help people into any role within the sector.

This specific position has been recognised as an opportunity that fits in with the locations and roles we currently working with.

Apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will automatically be invited onto the programme. You will receive tailored support and guidance to help you in your application. After receiving your application, we will contact you to book you in for a short induction, explain more about the programme & role and how we can help you!

The successful candidate will complete the Senior Adult Care Worker Level 3 qualification lasting 15 months, maths & English Functional skills included if needed.
During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.

Our brilliant Care Assistants undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide person centred care and personal care to residents in all aspects of their daily living
  • Responsible for the ordering, administration and auditing of prescribed medication to residents
  • Supporting residents at meal times, in accordance with their individual needs
  • Ensure all areas are kept tidy, pleasant and comfortable, including Bedrooms and Communal Areas
  • Contribute fully to team working, responding positively to colleagues and undertaking all reasonable work instructions promptly
  • Providing support to colleagues, through leadership by example, mentoring and coaching, acting as a positive role model, enabling the care team to deliver high standards
  • Actively participating in the person centred care planning process, by implementing, continuously developing, evaluating and reviewing plans through routine assessment or the changing needs of individual residents. Communication of changes to the wider team and management
  • Contribute fully to team working, responding positively to colleagues and acting upon all reasonable work instructions promptly. Communicating effectively to the wider team, including multi-disciplinary teams, handovers, team meetings, actively contributing to ensure the well-being of all residents
  • Take reasonable care of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement.
  • Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particular moving and handling of loads, by assessing risk and having due regard for personal safety and the safety of residents, visitors and staff
  • Understand personal responsibilities with regard to Health and Safety at Work legislation, particularly in relation to moving and handling of residents and fire safety and evacuation procedures
  • Take an active interest in your personal and professional development by, contributing to supervision and appraisal meetings, attending team meetings and training
  • Contribute to the personal and professional development of colleagues by, undertaking supervision and appraisal meetings, attending team meetings and identification of training needs
  • Develop positive professional relationships with residents, visitors and colleagues.
  • Adhere to all company and local policies/procedures
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Computer skills are essential
  • Have a positive attitude to both supporting and nurturing residents and staff. Able to be responsive and flexible to cover a range of responsibilities
  • Demonstrate the right values and attitudes for working with Avery

Personal qualities

Caring

  • I am fully committed to both providing and supporting staff to deliver care with kindness to our residents. I will always go the extra mile for my residents and my team Innovative
  • I will always endeavour to be creative in seeking person centred opportunities in which a residents needs can best met in accordance with their own wishes Open
  • I recognise the value of working collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring by actively listening I give a voice to all
  • I work openly and honestly as part of an effective team that are not afraid to admit when mistakes have been made

Supportive

  • I will always share good ideas and best practice and encourage team members to do the same, which in turn will support both residents and team members to feel valued and nurtured therefore enabling them to achieve their full potential. Inclusive
  • I am fully committed to ensuring all residents, and members of staff are treated fairly, feel they belong and are supported to participate in all opportunities that they wish, either inside the home or the wider community

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Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent qualification)

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Future prospects

Career progression available on completion of Apprenticeship.

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Things to consider

You must be 18 or close to turning 18 to be considered for this job role due to the nature of the role and sector. Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing. This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence.

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade C/4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent qualification) Obtain a Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification.

Future prospects

Opportunity to progress to higher roles throughout your career.

Things to consider

Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing.

This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence.


About the employer

Acer House Care Home, located in Weston-super-Mare.

Employer

Acer House Care Home

Address

B 141

BS22 8AA

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Training

Training provider

Qube Learning

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Qube Qualifications And Development Limited

Contact

Zahra Batool

Senior healthcare support worker qualification including Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Senior healthcare support worker

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2022