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Apprentice Care Assistant ONE HOUSING GROUP LIMITED

To improve the quality of life of the senior residents we support in their own homes, building confidence and skills to allow them to live independent, fulfilling lives as part of their community. To provide high quality, flexible, person-centred care in order to achieve the outcomes set out in individual care plans.

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

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,451.00

    Starting at £17,451 with £750 bonus after 3 months probation completion £19,196 After 6 months £21,813 After 12 months with £500 completion bonus (All the above is based on satisfactory performance)

  • Working week

    Shift patterns (early, late, nights, Monday to Sunday) in accordance with a 4-weekly advance rota. Exact shift dates and times are to be confirmed by your line manager

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000060743

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Core duties

· To provide assistance and/or guidance where needed with personal care e.g. taking medicines, shaving, personal intimate care

· To carry out tasks such as shopping, cleaning, ironing, cooking, collecting benefits, prescription medication, and escorting to attend appointments

· To monitor the physical and emotional health of our customers, taking action or escalating as required

· To provide social interaction with customers to maintain good customer service and support their emotional wellbeing

· To encourage customers to influence the development of their service to ensure that it reflects their ideas, views, opinions and wishes

· To maintain accurate and timely records around care planning

Other requirements

· To complete the Adult Social Care Level 2 qualification as part of a fully funded apprenticeship programme.  To participate in the required learning and assessment process and to meet all deadlines associated with the qualification programme. You will be given time off and support to do this.

· To work shift patterns (early, late, nights, Monday to Sunday) in accordance with a 4-weekly advance rota

· To work alone on occasions, both within the service and in the community, working to the organisation’s policy and procedures when working alone and reporting any changes that may affect the personal safety of yourself and others

· To maintain and respect the confidentiality of our customers and their personal information

· To treat customers and colleagues with dignity and respect

· To follow all local and organisational policies and procedures, including those relating to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults

The above is not an exhaustive list and other duties may be allocated as directed by the line manager.

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

Qualifications: Level 2 Diploma in Care, Functional skills (if required).

The training will be carried out on site, 20% off the job hours will be allocated by your line manager.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will work towards your level 2 in adult care allowing you the skills and knowledge to work in a care setting. Once qualified you will have the chance to work towards a level 3 in adult care and work towards becoming a senior care assistant or support worker.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Initiative, Patience, Compassionate

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 9-5/A*-D) Desired

Things to consider

The candidate must have the ability to demonstrate patience, compassion and a caring attitude.

About the employer

We are the largest provider of quality care and support in London and the South East, with over 8,000 customers. Our affordable quality homes enable our residents to live independently. Our schemes provide a sense of community with our unique dining, bar and concierge service.

Employer

ONE HOUSING GROUP LIMITED

Address

Roden Court

115 Hornsey Lane

Haringey

N6 5EF

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Training

Training provider

ONE HOUSING GROUP LIMITED

Contact

Asif Khan

academy@onehousinggroup.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Aug 2022