Apprentice Care Assistant Stanfield

An exciting Apprentice Care Assistant vacancy has become available in the Worcester area working in a Residential setting.

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Closing date: 19 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

    32hpw - Various shifts available:- 8am-9pm/ 8am-2.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001109405

  • Positions

    2 available

A vacancy has become available in the Worcester Area for a Care Assistant. You will report to the manager who will assign daily duties , these will include:

  • Assisting with the admission of all new service users, welcoming them to Stanfield in a positive and reassuring manner and introducing them to other service users and staff members.
  • Helping the new service user to unpack and list all belongings- valuables must be brought immediately to the attention of the RN on duty.
  • Assist the service users to the place of their choice for meals.
  • Assist those who need it to a comfortable position ready to eat and assist as appropriate those service users who cant feed themselves.
  • To assist as appropriate all service users to wash, bathe, clean teeth, wash and comb hair, care for nails and select suitable clothing and all toileting needs.
    Tidy service users rooms, wardrobes, drawers etc and maintain their possessions in good order.
  • Change bed linen in accordance with the Homes Policies, make beds and dispose of soiled items as directed in staff codes of conduct and always follow the Infection Control policy.
  • To undertake the task (after suitable training) of taking blood pressures, pulses, temperatures, weights and urinalysis and recording in the appropriate forms.
    Assisting the RN on duty in any reasonable task requested which is within your level of competence.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Outgoing personality 
  • Reliable 
  • Punctual.

Personal qualities

  • Mature and caring personality
  • Great if able to work on own initiative
  • Commitment to a pathway of learning within a vocational setting
  • Willingness to work within a team.

Qualifications required

  • Good Literacy
  • Good Numeracy.

Future prospects

  • To progress to Level 3 in Health and Social Care 
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English -if required.

Things to consider

  • Candidates are advised to check the location of the vacancy prior to application and be able to travel to and from the location setting.
  • This position will involve working on a shift pattern to include weekends.

About the employer

Nursing Home In the Worcester area.

Employer

Stanfield

Address

Corner House

Upper Wick Lane

Rushwick

Worcester

WR2 5SU

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Training provider

  • Full Training to Level 2 in Heath and Social Care 
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths and English- if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Lisa Venables 07880033301


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Closing date: 19 Oct 2017