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Support Worker Apprentice Coton House

This is a full time post, with the right candidate working as part of a team, helping to provide 24 hour residential care for people living with dementia. Working within an experienced team, you would be expected to work shifts with some weekends on and off.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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

    Varying shifts, 30+ hours weekly.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001825899

  • Positions

    2 available

The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the shift, to ensure all daily task and objectives are met.

You will gain experience in a working environment, and learn how to communicate with nurses, Doctors and other visiting professional bodies.

Duties to include:

  • Assisting the residents in all daily tasks
  • Activity duties
  • Personal care duties
  • Taking telephone calls
  • Filling out relevant documentation
  • Offering assistance to clients
  • Clinical and general cleaning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

·       Organised

·       Good timekeeping

·       Team player

·       Good communication skills

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will have friendly and compassionate personality. Candidates will need to have a mature attitude and be able to remain calm in difficult situations.  

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade C/4 or equivalent qualifications in English and Maths are essential for this role.

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training.

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role.


About the employer

Coton House is a home for the elderly, established in 1980, providing twenty nine single en-suite rooms for general and specialising in Dementia Care. Our aim is to provide a safe and caring environment for our residents, providing individuals with a person-centred care plan.

Employer

Coton House

Address

Coton Road

Wolverhampton

WV4 5AT

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Training

Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People

Contact

PTP Recruits 01922651100 ptprecruits@ptp-training.co.uk

Adult Care Level 2 Apprenticeship

Functional Skills, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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