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Health Care Assistant Apprenticeship BUPA - Dean Wood - Brighton

Bupa are looking for an individual to join their team to help provide outstanding care to adults in their care homes. If you think you have a natural ability to be empathetic and kind natured, then why not start your career as an apprentice Health Care Assistant with one of the UK's leading healthcare specialists? We are looking for a caring individual to join our friendly team to truly make a difference to people's lives. As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.

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

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Closing date: 07 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,619.00

  • Working week

    36 Hours Per Week, 7:30am to 7:30pm / 7:30pm to 7:30am / 7:30am to 1:30pm / 1:30pm to 7:30pm Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 33

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105961

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Based in Woodingdean, less than three miles from the sea front, Dean Wood sits in a peaceful location and offers residential and nursing care along with specialist Dementia and Parkinson's care. With a real family feel, the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence - making the most of their cinema room and rooftop cafe. As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.

We know that family can come from anywhere. At Bupa Care Homes, it's our privilege to care for people - treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. Right now, we're looking for a caring individual to join our friendly team to truly make a difference to people's lives.

 

What your typical day involves

- Assisting residents with personal care duties such as bathing, dressing and toileting. Providing the highest standards of care, you'll champion the dignity, and independence of all our residents

- Supporting the Nurse or Senior Care Assistant to complete monthly and weekly checks to monitor the health of our residents and reporting any significant changes

- Supporting at mealtimes: serving meals and transferring residents to the dining room. This might involve supporting them to walk, transferring them in a wheelchair or using a hoist

- Attending planned activities: assisting the team, repositioning, providing care as necessary and taking part in day trips outside the home (day shift only)

- Repositioning residents to ensure they are comfortable and supported

- Admin duties: updating food, fluid and stool charts, supplementary files, daily notes and care plans

What's in it for you?

- Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes

- Your DBS Check (£40) paid for

- NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support

- 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)

- Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift

- Refer a friend bonus scheme

- Uniform provided

- Shopping Discounts

What your apprenticeship will offer:

- You'll work towards a Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship - which is equivalent to 5 GCSEs!

- You'll receive day to day training at work and a blended social learning experience for your qualification. This will be delivered on a 121 basis in your workplace by one of our expert coaches every 4-6 weeks via face-to-face visits or remotely over telephone or Microsoft Teams.

- The apprenticeship is a structured, learner and employer focused development programme designed to create opportunities for lifelong knowledge, skills, and behaviours.

At Bupa you'll be working towards your Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship over the course of 15 months.

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

Adult Care Worker Level 2

Functional skills in Maths and English

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing training and development


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills

Qualifications

Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Based in Woodingdean, less than three miles from the sea front, Dean Wood sits in a peaceful location and offers residential and nursing care along with specialist Dementia and Parkinson's care. With a real family feel, the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence - making the most of their cinema room and rooftop cafe. As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.

Employer

BUPA - Dean Wood - Brighton

Address

Warren Road

BN2 6DX

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Dec 2022