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Apprentice Community Carer ALL CARE PLUS LIMITED

The Apprentice Community Carer role will combine both personal and domestic care duties with the objective of helping our clients to take care of themselves at home, and wherever possible, to restore them to full independence.

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

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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

    Shift work Monday to Friday with alternative weekend work. Shifts times are 7am-2pm or 4pm-10pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069417

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To assist with washing/showering, dressing, getting up and going to bed.
  • To assist with toilet functions – using the WC or commode, emptying and cleansing the commode.
  • To renew and/or empty catheter bags using clean, careful techniques and hygiene control procedures.
  • To assist the Service User with prescribed dossetted medication only, with the exception of injections and controlled drugs.
  • To undertake health care tasks under the direction of a health care professional.
  • To assist the Service User with menu planning, preparing a meal, if required and/or assisting with feeding and diet monitoring.
  • To assist with supporting clients to attend medical appointments, walking, and exercising.
  • To assist with shopping and pension collection.
  • To assist in letter reading and writing, assist with aids such as talking books.
  • To provide companionship and conversation.

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

  • The apprentice will be working towards the Adult Care Worker Level 2 apprenticeship standard.
  • Qualifications will include the Level 2 Diploma in Care.
  • All delivered within the work place via online training and at Colchester Institute Campus.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Opportunity to qualify as a Community Carer and then if successful take on a Senior Carer role mentoring and supervising other carers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade 9-2/A*-E) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants must be at least 18 years old as this role could involve lone working at times. At the beginning the apprentice will be working with another carer, once they are deemed to be competent there are different shifts that are lone working and some ‘double up’ shifts that always require 2 carers. This role involves providing personal intimate care in clients homes. Work will based in the local community.

About the employer

All Care Plus are a small friendly domiciliary company providing carers in the Colchester and surrounding local area. Established in 1999 the owner has 30 years’ experience in the care sector, the company is structured to meet the needs of people who would like to remain in their own homes and retain as much independence as possible. We have been rated ‘Good’ in our most recent CQC inspection report.

Employer

ALL CARE PLUS LIMITED

Address

104-106 THE COMMONS

COLCHESTER

CO3 4NW

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Training

Training provider

COLCHESTER INSTITUTE

Contact

Colchester Institute - Apprenticeship Team

ci.apprenticeships@colchester.ac.uk

01206 712043

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: 19 Aug 2022