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Mobile Care Worker Apprentice T L C COMMUNITY SERVICES LTD

Are you looking for the opportunity to make a difference to people's lives? If you have a passion to work with people in their own homes within your own local community, engaging with people, making them smile and being that one person that comes to visit them that day, then working for TLC Community Care could be for you.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,283.20

    £11.72 per hour plus travel expenses.

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125376

  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Daily duties:

  • Provide personal care for the client including non-nursing tasks such as personal hygiene, continence management, dressing and general mobility
  • Provide domestic assistance such as: laundry, bed making, cleaning, shopping, etc.
  • Assist with the preparation and cooking of meals in the client’s home and assist with the monitoring of eating habits and food consumption
  • Assist with medication under the guidance of the Supervisor, Senior Care worker, or other qualified person, and / or following suitable training
  • In exceptional circumstances, to contact a doctor, emergency services
  • Assist and encourage the safe use of special equipment provided to assist clients with disabilities or incapacity

3 positions will be based in Chester-Le-Street and 1 position will be based in Stanley.

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

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Training is delivered in the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential full time employment at the end of the Apprenticeship and progression to level 3

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Candidates must be a driver, business use essential. You must have access to a vehicle as this position is for a domiciliary care worker around Chester le Street or Stanley and surrounding areas. Employment subject to a DBS completed by the organisation.

About the employer

TLC Community Services Limited has been operating as a domiciliary care provider from office premises based in Edmondsley since April 2001. We are a small company with long serving members of staff. We aim to build up excellent working relationships with both clients and staff enabling a professional but homely working environment. We are contracted with Durham Social Services and the NHS covering Chester-Le-Street and surrounding areas, Stanley and the surrounding areas. We are registered with the Care Quality Commission and provide personal care and support services to people who want to maintain their independence in their own homes.

Employer

T L C COMMUNITY SERVICES LTD

Address

2 FRONT STREET

EDMONDSLEY

DURHAM

DH7 6DJ

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Training

Training provider

DERWENTSIDE COLLEGE

Contact

Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

apprenticeships@derwentside.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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