Adult Care Work Apprentice STEP FORWARD (NOTTINGHAM) LTD

To share with other staff in meeting the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence and to help in the general day-to-day activities of the home. Care provided by care assistants is expected to include care that would reasonably be given by members of the service user's family.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,700.00

    £11,700.00 (Under 18), £16,255.20 (18+)

  • Working week

    Day shift (07:45 - 20:00), days TBC

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000201014

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

Principal Responsibilities:

  • To assist service users who need help with getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and the toilet
  • To help service users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence; help in use and care of aids and personal equipment
  • To care for service users who are temporarily sick and needing, for example, minor dressings, bed nursing, help with feeding, etc.
  • To help care for service users
  • To help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of service users through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations
  • To make and change bed, tidy rooms, do light cleaning and empty commodes
  • To inspect, launder and mend service users' clothing

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Adult Care Worker
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • How training will be delivered is to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A full-time role will be available to the successful candidate at the end of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Creative, Customer care skills, Initiative, Logical, Non judgemental, Patience, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

What interests you to the role? Do you have any experience? What do you think is the most important part to the role?

About the employer

Compassion, sensitivity and determination to get the very best outcome possible for each individual is at the heart of our support delivery, alongside the expertise and experience that make our team so successful as a whole. . Provision of an internal assessment team enables our services to be safe and effectively regulated and enhances the effectiveness of services and care provided. This approach ensures that the high levels of care and intervention that we expect are delivered. Achieving positive outcomes, coupled with the experience of our service users and staff, defines the quality of our service and is at the heart of everything we do. This approach is also reflective of the national agenda for quality. Our priorities for driving quality within Intacare & Step Forward Intacare are to: Exceed national standards of care Improve outcomes for our service users Deliver safe and secure services Ensure a positive experience from all who use our services Intacare & Step Forward foster an open and transparent culture that promotes evidence-based practice, continuous learning and improvement. We aspire to be world class and a beacon of good practice for other health and social care providers.

Employer

STEP FORWARD (NOTTINGHAM) LTD

Address

The Park

Mansfield

NG18 2AT

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Training

Training provider

P.T.P. TRAINING LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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