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Support Worker Apprentice Albany Farm Care (Hampshire) Ltd

We are seeking Support Workers to assist with all aspects of daily life to ensure that individuals thrive within our environment.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £399.00 - £470.40

  • Working week

    The apprentice will work on alternating shifts, carrying out a total of 42 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 42.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001833681

  • Positions

    1 available

As a Support Worker Apprentice, your role will be to provide one to one support for our residents including personal care, cooking for/with them, accompanying them on days out, and generally providing a friendly face for them to engage with. Other duties will include record keeping and medication administration. Our service is home to 5 residents.

Tasks/responsibilities will include:

  • Promoting the physical and emotional wellbeing of those in your care
  • Assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene and dressing
  • Assisting with meal times
  • Assisting residents with tasks such as shopping and/or collecting medication/prescriptions
  • Ensuring those in your care retain their independence and dignity
  • Providing companionship
  • Delivering high-quality, person centred care. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Punctual
  • Good communication
  • Good listening skills
  • Previous care experience is desired. 

Personal qualities

Applicants must be patient, helpful, kind, caring and reliable. 

Desired qualifications

None required, but applicants should have a good standard of numeracy and literacy. 

Future prospects

Future prospects could include progressing into the role of a Senior Support Worker or a Team Leader.


About the employer

Albany Care Group is a privately-owned care provider supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities / Mental Health / Challenging Behaviour and other complex needs, with homes located in and around Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Northampton.

Employer

Albany Farm Care (Hampshire) Ltd

Address

Hopcrofts Holt

Steeple Aston

BICESTER

OX25 5QQ

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Training

Training provider

THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Impact Futures

Contact

Caitlin caitlin.genge@impactfutures.co.uk

During the apprenticeship, you will be training towards a Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker certification and a TQUK Diploma in Care. Over the course of 18 months, you will study modules such as personal development in care settings, the responsibilities of a care worker, handling information in care settings, implementing person-centred care plans, safeguarding & protection in care settings, duty of care in care settings, communication in care settings, equality & inclusion in care settings and health & safety and wellbeing in care settings (these units may differ).

Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)


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