Day Service, Support Worker Apprenticeship High Hurlands Homes

Supporting young adults with severe learning and physical disabilities in their personal care and daily activities which include swimming, art, cookery, shopping, gardening etc.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 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 various shifts

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001190384

  • Positions

    1 available

Personal care includes:

 

  • Helping the residents eat their meals
  • Changing residents pads where necessary
  • Assisting them in all tasks they are unable to initiate or carry out without full assistance from their support workers
  • Residents daily activities which include swimming, art, cookery, shopping, gardening etc.

 

There is no public transport, so please consider how you will get to work on time each day.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliable
  • Use of initiative
  • Patient
  • Flexible
  • Good communicator

Personal qualities

  • Motivated 
  • Confident
  • Caring 
  • Good time keeping skills 

Qualifications required

None required.

Future prospects

Full time permanent contract for the right candidate upon completion of Level 2 Health & Social Care diploma.

Things to consider

A DBS check will be carried out and references will be required. There is no public transport, so please consider how you will get to work on time each day. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): As from 1st April 2017 the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

A small family run company with a Nursing Home for 22 young adults, currently 18-43 years old. We also have 5 residential homes with 3 residents in each.

Employer

High Hurlands Homes

Address

Gentles Cottage

Gentles Lane

Passfield

Liphook

GU30 7RY

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Training provider

  • Health and Social Care Diploma Level 2 provided by Care Learning Centre on a blended learning basis
  • Full in house training as per Skills for Care Common Induction provided by Hurlands House
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

Care Learning Centre

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care Learning Centre

Contact

Jo Stallard 01983 533993 jo@carelearningcentre.co.uk


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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017