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Adult Care Worker Apprentice WAASH GROUP LTD

If you have an interest in the care sector, apply for this great opportunity with Waash Group Ltd. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £5,002.40

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed with employer

    Total hours per week: 20

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000086448

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Personal care: Assist with personal hygiene, washing assistance with using the toilet, assistance with incontinence inc. pads, commodes and catheter bags
  • Support with eating and drinking: Ensuring that clients are encouraged to eat a healthy, balanced diet and the correct quantities, prepared meals look appetising and make sure the way they eat is appropriate for the client
  • Assisting with shopping: This is completed on the client’s request and a finance form must be completed with a receipt
  • Assist with mobility: Use of a hoist or other aides, or assistance in standing and movement. Dressing or assisting with any physical activity whereby the clients need support
  • Domestic duties: Cleaning, emptying bins, washing where requested
  • Record keeping: MAR chart (for medication), log book (recording each visit to communicate to the next carer), care plan updates

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

  • You will achieve a Level 2 Adult Care Worker qualification upon completion of apprenticeship.
  • The training will be delivered by Learning Curve Group via monthly virtual or face-to-face sessions with your allocated training assessor.
  • No college required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential full-time position upon successful completion of apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

WAASH Group Ltd are a care home, which provide care for older adults. We have an excellent reputation and do the very best to keep all of our residents safe and well.

Employer

WAASH GROUP LTD

Address

59 Ferrybridge Road

Castleford

WF10 4JW

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING CURVE GROUP LIMITED

Contact

Olivia Hodgson

olivia.hodgson@learningcurvegroup.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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