Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship - Loughborough LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY CARE LIMITED

Huntingdon Court are looking for a Adult Care Assistant Apprentice. You will be studying toward your Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship. You will be responsible for helping the staff to provide high quality care for our residents.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,444.00

  • Working week

    3x 11hrs shifts per week. Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 33.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000217270

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for Care Assistants to work in a rewarding role delivering person-centred care to our residents. You will be responsible for helping the staff to provide high quality care for our residents.

The primary responsibility is to assist residents who need help with activities of daily living in accordance with their individual care plans, under the supervision of Senior Staff. Full training will be provided on all aspects, your first 2 weeks will also be spent shadowing and observing senior members of staff.

Experience in care is not necessary. If you are compassionate, patient and caring, hard-working, resilient and organised with good observational skills and a good sense of humour, then care is the career for you. 

Your responsibilities include but are not limited too;

  • Providing aspects of personal care to our residents
  • Assisting our residents in maintaining their personal hygiene
  • Providing support at mealtimes for our residents
  • General cleaning & upkeep of the home
  • Supporting senior careers in writing daily care activities
  • Moving and handling immobile residents
  • Being a companion to the residents in the home
  • Continence management (helping individuals who no longer have control of their bladder and bowel)
  • Cooking and housekeeping

The training you will be getting

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Adult Care Worker - Level 2 Apprenticeship.

Individuals without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possibility of a full-time role after the completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Health and Social Care (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Working hours Please note that anyone under the age of 18 can only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours should be amended accordingly, to fall in line with the legislation.

About the employer

Customer expectations are rising in all areas of service. Our mission is to meet and exceed these expectations across all of our services. We strongly believe that the care home sector should lead the way in setting standards of person-centred care and satisfaction. At Leicestershire County Care we are extremely proud to be recognised by fellow professionals as a respected provider of healthcare across the East Midlands. We are committed to a programme of creating and maintaining high quality care facilities. Our care standards are founded on the fundamental principles of good care practices.

Employer

LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY CARE LIMITED

Address

Huntingdon Court, Regent Street

Loughborough

LE11 5BA

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Training

Training provider

PARAGON EDUCATION & SKILLS 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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Mar 2024