Adult health and social care level 2 Apprenticeship WESTFIELD RESIDENTIAL HOME LTD.

Good rates of pay and excellent support and benefits, in a homely working environment. Once your learning is complete there are excellent opportunities to stay and work with us or join the NHS. You will gain knowledge with an extensive training package.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,920.00

  • Working week

    An Apprentice at Westfield will be expected to learn for 30 hours per week. The shift pattern can be initially 8am till 2pm or 10am till 4pm. Once inducted and learning, this can change to 7am to 2pm and 2pm to 8pm to suit learning in other duties.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000230825

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·       You will complete an induction programme and work towards an inhouse basic care course which will give you the basics to care for our residents until you gain further knowledge.

·         Initially you will be an addition to the shift and gain experience alongside our carers to help you gain experience in everyday tasks. Making sure Service Users are Hydrated by offering regular refreshments throughout the day. You will also be involved with interacting with residents during activity time. You will be shown the importance of recording and care planning, whilst gaining knowledge of all aspects of the role of a carer within a residential care home setting.

·         You will gain knowledge with an extensive training package covering the following: Caring, Catering, Good Housekeeping and Person centred Care Planning, First Aid, Fire safety, Health and Safety, Nutrition, Food Hygiene, to name but a few and many more skills.

Once competency is gained through the basic care course, you will be integrated to work alongside the care team.

The training you will be getting

·         You will be learning through our training provider, Hull college.

·         At the end of the apprenticeship you will have acheived an Adult health and social care level 2 certificate and the Care certificate.

·         Enhanced training package.

·         A chance to further your learning to level 3 Adult Health and Social Care if you so desire.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualified the candidate can stay and work at Westfield if there is a vacancy, or take their qualification to another Care Home or apply to the NHS.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 3-5) Desired

Things to consider

All training will be given to help the candidate to further their knowledge and skills needed.

About the employer

Westfield Residential Home is a small friendly 23 bed Care Home in Willerby village area. We cater for males and females. Westfield has been a Residential Home for over 40 years We are on good bus routes, and it is easy to get to. Westfield has a great team of carers with lots of experience. We promote long service, with most staff employed for over 15 years.

Employer

WESTFIELD RESIDENTIAL HOME LTD.

Address

16 CARR LANE

WILLERBY

HULL

HU10 6JW

Contact

Peter Donnelly

westfield1@live.com

07961434709

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Training

Training provider

HULL COLLEGE

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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