Level 2 Health and Social Care Apprentice Coton House

A fantastic training opportunity to join Coton House Residential Care Home to provide general care for clients, and gain a Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    30+ hours

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    28 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001166478

  • Positions

    4 available

Health and Social Care Apprentice required to support other Carers in the general care of residents, the role will involve:

  • Arriving 10 minutes before the start of the shift
  • Running activities for residents
  • Laundry duties
  • Assisting service users with toileting, 
  • Assisting service users with eating and drinking, serving drinks, meals and snacks
  • Supporting residents with moving and sitting and going to bed.
  • Assisting staff with outings and events
  • Helping to entertain residents
  • Supporting bed ridden service users
  • Light tidying duties
  • Social interaction with service users
  • Some knowledge of dementia would be an advantage

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to recognise poor practice
  • Knowledge of the Safeguarding Process
  • Ability to recognise and report hazards
  • Ability to show empathy
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to work independently

Personal qualities

  • Behavioural Competencies
  • Using initiative
  • Communicating effectively
  • Self - development
  • Quality focused
  • People skills
  • Suggested Performance Measures
  • Timekeeping and punctuality
  • Work attendance

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C in English and Maths and ICT OR the ability to achieve Level 1 Functional Skills in these subjects.

Future prospects

Further training and full time employment could be available for the right candidate, based on individual’s performance.

About the employer

Coton Care comprises two homes for the elderly in Wolverhampton, providing en-suite rooms for general care and specialist Dementia Care. Our aim is to provide a safe and caring environment for our residents, providing each resident with a person-centred care plan. Coton Care comprises two homes for the elderly in Wolverhampton, providing en-suite rooms for general care and specialist Dementia Care. Our aim is to provide a safe and caring environment for our residents, providing each resident with a person-centred care plan.

Employer

Coton House

Address

Coton Road

Wolverhampton

WV4 5AT

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Training provider

Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care to include:

  • CACHE Level 2  Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2 (unless exempt) 
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

NEW COLLEGE TELFORD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College

Contact

Jenny Crowson


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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017