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Caregiver Apprentice JAMES FAMILY CARE LTD

Providing care in people's houses to allow them to live well in their own homes. Skills required include meal preparation, medication assistance, shopping, cleaning and personal care. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving home care company and we will train and support you to perform these roles well.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £281.25

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    04 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001844818

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for genuinely caring people to be 'Angels' to our clients. We know that there is no better reward than helping others in need and we want people who work for us to have a truly caring nature.

Duties will include: 

If you want to work with people, helping them to stay in their own home where they feel safe, then we can train and support you to do this well. 

You will provide services ranging from:

  • Meal preparation
  • Medication assistance
  • Shopping
  • Cleaning
  • Personal care

Personalised working hours are available between 7.30am and 10pm, we are particularly seeking applicants who are able to work mornings and evenings as there are times when our clients need the most help.

We are offering the opportunity to develop good working relationships with clients with our minimum one hour calls instead of rushing from client to client.

Recognising the value of our Angels, we want to respect and value the time that you give to us and our clients. We will pay you £11 per hour during the week, £12 per hour at weekends and paying you for the time it takes to travel between clients and 25p for each mile that you travel between clients.

We support clients in the whole of the North Surrey area such as Kingston, New Malden, Worcester Park, Cheam, Stoneleigh, Sutton, Esher, Epsom, Hampton Court, Morden, plus all the surrounding areas, and we would match you with clients in your local area. 

We are a new, vibrant and caring company who strive to be a great place to work, whilst offering a fantastic service to our clients.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills, with essential English Language skills

Personal qualities

  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Committed
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

  • Qualifications in Health Care (or equivalent) are helpful, but not essential
  • A driver is preferred, though if working towards a licence that is fine

Future prospects

  • We would always be looking to retain a candidate of the required standard

About the employer

Visiting Angels North Surrey are an award winning, premium quality, home care company providing personalised care. We want to help people live well in their own homes and believe we are a home care company with a difference.

We are of the opinion that delivering consistently high-quality care can only be achieved by following the company ethos of being truly carer centric, so we have a stringent recruitment procedure, followed by four days of in-house training to ensure we offer premium quality care.

Investing in staff means caregivers stay with the company longer, and importantly, provides a continuity of care for our clients.

Visiting Angels is a global leader in providing quality home care. They started operating 22 years ago, originating in Philadelphia, USA, and have now moved over to the UK. The Regional Office is in Chessington and serve all communities from New Malden down to Cobham, and from Hampton Court across to Sutton.

Recognising the value of our Angels, we want to respect and value the time that you give to us and our clients, and we will also pay for you to attend our bespoke Visiting Angels Academy Training (covid regulations currently apply), through a training payment of £250 following satisfactory completion of the training and probation.

Employer

JAMES FAMILY CARE LTD

Address

1

Oakcroft Road

Chessington

KT9 1BD

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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

Danielle Stokell

Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care

Over the course of 15 months (dependent upon the level of course an apprentice is being enrolled onto), 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).

Recognising the value of our Angels, we want to respect and value the time that you give to us and our clients, and we will also pay for you to attend our bespoke Visiting Angels Academy Training (covid regulations currently apply), through a training payment of £250 following satisfactory completion of the training and probation.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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