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Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant - Avery - Acacia Mews Care Home - Hatfield AVERY HOMES HATFIELD LIMITED

Acacia Mews Care Home - Hatfield is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic, yet empathetic team player to join us as Housekeeping Assistant.

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Closing date: 14 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,898.08

  • Working week

    Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 26

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085803

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Qube Learning are working in partnership with The Princes Trust on a new Health Care Sector project for 16-30 year olds. This project is designed to help young people into any role within the sector. This specific position has been recognised as a opportunity that fits in with the locations and roles we currently working with.

If you are aged 16-30 years old and apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will automatically be invited onto the programme. You will receive tailored support and guidance to help you in your application. After receiving your application we will contact you to book you in for a short induction, explain more about the programme & role and how we can help you!

Rivermere Care Home - Sevenoaks, are currently recruiting for attentive and dedicated team players to join us as Housekeeping Assistants. As Housekeeping Assistant, you will support our Hotel Services team to ensure a high standard of quality and cleanliness within all areas of the home, assisting us in meeting our high expectations and regulatory requirements. Experience of a similar role is desirable, but not required. It is equally important that you can demonstrate the right behaviours and attitude for working in an adult social care environment. We will provide a full induction alongside formal training opportunities.

The key responsibilities of our Housekeeping Assistant include:

Carry out all cleaning duties in accordance with worksheet instructions including:

  • vacuuming, carpet shampooing and washing floor areas stairs and lifts
  • Cleaning toilets, baths and washbasins, providing adequate supplies of toilet rolls, soap and hand towels
  • Polishing and dusting all furniture and fittings
  • Cleaning windows, paintwork and walls
  • Thorough cleaning of vacated rooms ready for re-occupation
  • Removal of rubbish and clinical waste to storage area ready for collection by the appropriate agencies
  • Understand the cleaning requirements of different surfaces and coverings and the properties of cleaning materials to ensure that all areas are well presented and maintained in good condition
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues.

Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing. This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence. This post will require: Enhanced DBS Disclosure check, the cost of which will be met by Avery Healthcare. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Proof of complete Covid-19 vaccination from the NHS.

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

Adult care qualification including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Caring, Friendly

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

This Post will Require Enhanced DBS Disclosure check, the cost of which will be met by Avery Healthcare. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Please note that as part of the application and employment process you shall be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered, your agreement to ongoing vaccinations throughout the duration of your employment as well as confirming your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing. This information is required to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff, and shall be held in the strictest of confidence.

About the employer

Offering unrivalled quality and comfort, Avery operates residential, dementia and nursing homes in the UK, with a focus on the highest possible standards of living for our residents.

Employer

AVERY HOMES HATFIELD LIMITED

Address

St Albans Road East

AL10 0FJ

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Training

Training provider

QUBE QUALIFICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 14 Mar 2023