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Apprentice Health Care Assistant- Avery Poet Mews Care Home- Clevedon AVERY CARE CLEVEDON LIMITED

To deliver high standards of personal care, contributing fully to the care team to ensure continuity of services to residents. You will work towards a Level 2 Adult Care Worker standard.

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

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Closing date: 14 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,560.00

  • Working week

    Various days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000094461

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Qube Learning are working with Avery Healthcare to help find an Apprentice Healthcare Assistant. The successful candidate will complete an Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification (dependant on experience), lasting 15 months.

During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification. Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.

Under 25 rate - £6.56 - £8.91 Over 25 rate - £8.91 - £10.40.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality care, ensuring residents receive care based on best practice
  • Assist residents in all their personal hygiene care ensuring optimum independence, dignity and respect of individuals at all times
  • Serve meals and beverages when required, encouraging and assisting those residents who require additional attention/support at meal service
  • Carry out care activity in accordance with the care plan for residents
  • Ability to recognise and understand clinical risk areas in residents e.g. weight loss, pressure sores, risk of falls, sign of infections and escalate any identified risks in a timely manner
  • Ensure bedroom and ensuite areas are kept clean and tidy, pleasant and comfortable by making beds, regularly changing bed linen, maintaining ensuite cleanliness
  • Responsible for the regular cleaning of equipment involved in personal care of residents, including bedside tables, commodes and wheelchairs
  • Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particular moving and handling of loads, by assessing risk and having due regard for personal safety and the safety of residents, visitors and colleagues
  • Understand personal responsibilities with regard to Health and Safety at Work legislation, particularly in relation to moving and assisting of residents, fire safety and evacuation procedures
  • Understand personal responsibilities with regard to confidentiality and GDPR
  • Understand your personal responsibilities for infection prevention and control
  • Act courteously towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident
  • Contribute fully to team working, responding positively to colleagues and actioning all reasonable work instructions promptly
  • Take reasonable care of items of equipment used to carry out tasks e.g.- hoists, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement
  • Responsible for the safe and tidy storage of supplies and equipment
  • To attend and contribute to Staff meetings
  • Attend appropriate internal and external training courses, supervisions and appraisals to maintain own personal development
  • To adhere to home policies and procedures

This is not intended as an exhaustive description of duties and responsibilities and may be amended following consultation with the jobholder.

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

Level 2 Adult Care Worker standard including:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression available on completion of Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Caring, Communication skills, Initiative

Qualifications

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

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 CARE CLEVEDON LIMITED

Address

2 Cherry Avenue

---BS21 6DY

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Training

Training provider

QUBE QUALIFICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Jan 2023