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Adult care worker Apprenticeship Age Concern Tyneside South

To work as part of a team to provide support to people with dementia and their carers in a day centre setting and in the community.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    Pay dependant on age.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    35 Hours, shifts and days to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000052270

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting people attending the Dementia Service
  • Escorting people on transport to and from day centre or activity
    locations
  • Delivering a wide range of day to day activities suited to the
    needs and interests of each individual
  • Offering assistance in a caring and dignified way to support with
    personal care needs including meals and refreshments
  • Keeping people company and offering a listening ear
  • Giving reassurance to people who may be anxious and nervous
  • Supporting carers
  • Providing refreshments and snacks
  • Keeping all areas of the Day Centre tidy and well maintained
  • Working with the team to ensure support is tailored to each persons unique and individual needs
  • Support people in a way which maintains and promotes their independence, improves their sense of well-being, and to feel in control of their lives
  • Updating daily records using our information system.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Diploma in care 

 Maths & English level 2 if not already achieved. Appts with apprentice, employer & provider, observations of workplace as well as gathering evidence. Undertake self-assessment in last month of apprenticeship. The self-assessment must be submitted to the end point assessor as a source of evidence to prepare for End Point Assessment which will include a showcase portfolio; a project, employer reference & interview about the portfolio and project.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To gain employment in ACTS Dementia service, or other department of the organisation


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent english (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Hours to be worked flexibly during the hours of the service, arranged in advance, on a rota basis. (The Dementia Day Centre is open 7 days a week 9:00am – 6:00pm)

About the employer

Registeredcharity which promotes the well-being of all older people living in SouthTyneside, improving their quality of life and helping them maintain theirindependence.

Employer

Age Concern Tyneside South

Address

ACTS Dementia Day Centre

south shields

tyne and wear

NE34 0HQ

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Training

Training provider

GATESHEAD COUNCIL

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022