Adult Care Apprenticeship - Bodmin CARITATE LTD

Caritate Nursing Home are looking for a Adult Care Apprentice. You will be studying toward your Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship. Learning alongside qualified HCAs under the direction of Registered Nurses, you will provide person centred care to physically disabled adults.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,415.00

  • Working week

    Days 08:00 - 20:00hrs, Nights 20:00 - 08:00hrs, exact shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227795

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

As an adult care apprentice, you will play a vital role in a dedicated team providing specialised care. Your responsibilities involve assisting individuals with diverse physical needs, ensuring their well-being, and promoting independence.

Your role will include:

  • Develop and implement personalised care plans that cater to the unique requirements and preferences of each individual. This includes support with mobility, personal care, and medication administration
  • Conduct routine health assessments and closely monitor vital signs. Collaborate with healthcare professionals to respond promptly to any changes in health status, ensuring a comprehensive and proactive approach to care
  • Encourage and facilitate independence through the incorporation of movement exercises and mobility support. Work towards assisting individuals in achieving their personal goals and maintaining an active lifestyle
  • Maintain precise and detailed records of care activities, daily observations, and health updates. Foster clear communication with healthcare colleagues, caregivers, and the wider team to ensure coordinated and holistic patient care
  • Engage actively in ongoing training initiatives to enhance your knowledge and skills in the field
  • Learn under the guidance of experienced healthcare professionals, gaining a comprehensive understanding of best practices
  • Approach your role with empathy and compassion, recognising the diverse needs and experiences of each individual. Create a supportive and inclusive environment that upholds dignity, respect, and the highest standard of care

This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the well-being of individuals with diverse physical needs. Gain valuable experience in a healthcare setting while making a meaningful impact on the lives of those you care for.

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 catchups, 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 12month apprenticeship you will have gained; Adult Care Worker - Level 2 Apprenticeship

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, Attention to detail, Customer care skills

Qualifications

Other Health and Social Care (Grade Pass) 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

Caritate Nursing Home at Laninval House is a family run care home providing nursing care for up to 24 physically disabled adults from the age of 18 and people over the age of 65 in a relaxed and comfortable family atmosphere.

Employer

CARITATE LTD

Address

Caritate Nursing Home, Laninval House

Bodmin

PL30 5JU

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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