Health & Social Care Assistant Apprentice (Hybrid Worker) Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
As a Health and Social Care Assistant, you will assist registered practitioners to deliver health and social care services to residents of Derbyshire.
Closing date: today
The minimum salary would be £15814.40 with a possible maximum of £20374.80.
Total hours per week: 36
Possible start date
07 Dec 2023
09 Nov 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
You will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.
You will provide high quality, compassionate care following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence.
You will learn to provide centralised care to patients, often within their own homes, to streamline their care experience and provide a meaningful, effective service.
Duties of the role depend on the locality you’re based but are likely to include:
- Physical observations
- Recognition of wounds and appropriate escalation
- Prompting of medication
- Personal care
- Following care plans
- Signposting to relevant support/services
Whichever area you join, you become part of a talented, passionate team of people, committed to providing the best care and treatment to patients. You will also enjoy one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered by any employer in the UK.
Every new employee is automatically enrolled into the NHS pension scheme (subject to eligibility) and you will get an excellent package of pension benefits, fully protected against inflation and guaranteed by the government. For more details see the NHS Pensions website.
We provide a fair mileage rate and the Trust's environmental goals are aligned to the DCHS Green Travel Policy.
The training you will be getting
The successful candidate will undertake the Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standard (Level 3) this apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Permanent employment in this new role will be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.
Ability to apply for a Trainee Nursing Associate Apprenticeship programme.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or L2 Functional Skills) Essential
Other Level 2 Care Related Qualification (Grade Pass) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Senior healthcare support worker
Level 3 (A level)
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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