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Community Care Assistant Apprenticeship CARE WITH DIGNITY PARTNERSHIPS LTD

Do you want to work for a provider rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission while building on your knowledge and skills to progress in Health and Social Care? Care with Dignity are a Domiciliary care provider in Abingdon who Support vulnerable adults to live safely and independently in their own homes surrounded by memories and loved ones.

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Closing date: 05 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,000.00

    Benefits include: Company pension scheme (if eligible), Paid travel time, Mileage allowance, Company mobile phone, Monthly, yearly and referral bonus schemes, Blue light store discount card, Free DBS, uniform, PPE, Bupa well-being programme

  • Working week

    We have Full time and part time positions starting from 7.00am - 3.00pm. All applicants must have some evening and alternate weekend capacity. Evening runs start from 4.00pm - 10.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123543

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We have full time and part time positions available at Care with Dignity where you can make a positive difference to the lives of our elderly and vulnerable in your local community.

  • Support with personal care ie washing and dressing
  • Prompt and administer prescribed medication
  • Assist with meal preparation and hydration
  • Light domestic tasks ie shopping and laundry
  • Wellbeing checks and social time
  • Appointment visits and accessing the community
  • Designated healthcare tasks ie inhalers, compression hoisery

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

  • Paid induction and shadow training
  • Care Certificate
  • Inhouse Moving and Positioning
  • Inhouse First Aid covering resuscitation
  • Inhouse Administering Medication
  • Inhouse Mental Health Awareness
  • Inhouse End of Life Care
  • Inhouse Dementia and Challenging Behaviour
  • Multiple E-learning courses including Covid-19
  • Functional skills
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified, the applicant can progress to a level 3 or 4 qualification to work towards a Managerial position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Driving License

Qualifications

Other Driving licence (Grade Full UK) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

About the employer

Care with Dignity Partnerships is a Domiciliary Care provider covering Abingdon, Didcot and Wantage. We support vulnerable adults to remain safe and independent in their own homes as an alternative to residential care. We pride ourselves on OUTSTANDING care recognised by the CQC and going above our call of duty to ensure every individual is treated as so with a holistic approach to person centred care.

Employer

CARE WITH DIGNITY PARTNERSHIPS LTD

Address

86a Abingdon Road

Drayton

Abingdon

OX14 4HP

Contact

Alaina Fraser

info@cwdpartnerships.co.uk

01235 522738

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Training

Training provider

MARR CORPORATION LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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