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Apprentice Care Worker Riverside Care Home

This position involves assisting elderly, vulnerable people (service users) and working as part of a team with other care assistants in the day-to-day running of the home within the boundaries of your duties.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    40 hours per week Monday-Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000087251

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·       Reading and writing of daily reports on electronic devices

·       Reading the care plans of each individual service user

·       Enabling service users to maintain their independence and assisting with personal care as required

·       Administration of medications following appropriate training

·       Assisting in recreational activities of service users

·       Attending training and staff meetings when required

·       Cooking

·       Cleaning

·       Laundry

·       Ironing

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

Level 2 Adult Care Worker

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of progressing onto the level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship programme on successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You will be expected to arrive 10 minutes before your shift to read the reports on each resident. Your uniform should be neatly laundered and long hair tied back. Sensible shoes are to be worn. Any jewellery likely to cause injury to service users are not permissible. Nails are to be kept clean and short.

About the employer

At Riverside Nursing Home, we focus on you as an individual and work with you, and your friends and family and other professionals, to make the transition into nursing care as easy as possible. We gather as much information as we can about your personality, your likes, dislikes, experiences and influences as we believe that this information will help us to better understand you, the care that you need and how we can build a trusting and caring relationship with you and your loved ones.

Employer

Riverside Care Home

Address

Westbury

Sherborne

DT9 3QZ

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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