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Community Carer Apprentice BELVOIR HOMECARE LIMITED

Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship. The overall aim of this role is to support people to live as independently as possible in their own home, sourcing and accessing a range of care options that fit individual needs and preferences.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,200.00

    Benefits: - The base wage will increase over the course of the apprenticeship as you pass probation and complete more training. - Contributions towards mileage costs will be provided. - Employees get a free blue light discount card.

  • Working week

    Monday to Sunday. Shifts to be discussed but will include a range of early, late and weekend shifts.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085152

  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide care and support on an individual basis.
  • To work to an agreed package of care that is holistic and led by the needs and preferences of the person using the service.
  • To follow care plans, service agreements and risk assessments in place.
  • To keep records updated in line with the company's administration formats.
  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team working towards to same objectives, providing the highest level of person-centred care for our service users.
  • To act as an ambassador for the company whilst lone working promoting the positive aspects of the company's mission statement and ethos.
  • Communicate as required with other care/support professionals to implement care provision.
  • To maintain client independence, autonomy, choice and personal fulfilment, promoting dignity, privacy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Enable the individual to feel supported to achieve positive personal aims and objectives.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • To follow the companies’ policies and procedures in line with legislation and codes of practice.
  • To complete training/probation/supervision/appraisal deadlines as set by CQC and Belvoir Home care.

Day-to-day duties can include:

  • Offering companionship.
  • Medication support and reminders.
  • Help with house duties like cooking and cleaning.
  • Picking up shopping and prescriptions.
  • Client care duties like bathing, toileting and grooming.

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

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/adult-care-worker-v1-1
  • Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Math and English if required.
  • All study will take place at the employer’s address.
  • Employees will be enrolled onto our care professionals’ standards academy which offers immediate access to training certifications and gives discount vouchers based on training courses completed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English/ Maths (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

- Candidates will need to have access to transport as they will need to travel between several locations daily in the Belvoir Vale area.

About the employer

As a family ran business our staff are people rather than just a number, they are nurtured and supported to grow and develop, with the majority of our promotions being offered in house. Therefore, any potential employee would have the opportunity to be involved in other areas of the business as well should they wish; to progress in care with us or add experiences to their CVs to progress in other areas. I.e. - policy writing, recruitment, marketing, management, training and more. Our mission as a business is to be innovative and ahead of the game, we were the first to introduce minimum of 1 hour care calls in Nottinghamshire, the first in Nottinghamshire to introduce paperless care planning, the first to introduce block pay, and the first to introduce the concept of company wide trips out to the domiciliary sector. Anyone joining us will be joining a company which has won many awards for innovation and values.

Employer

BELVOIR HOMECARE LIMITED

Address

SHAKERDALE FARM

FOSSE ROAD

CAR COLSTON

NG13 8JB

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Contact

Nottingham College

business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

01159457260

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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