Adult Health Care Apprentice SWANLAND HOUSE LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a friendly, professional setting in which you will learn valuable skills that can set you up for an excellent career in health care. For the right applicant, a full-time role awaits beyond the end of the apprenticeship, with a range of learning and development opportunities available to progress.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    30 hrs a week on a rota. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255043

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The main duties will inculde:

  • To assist clients getting up in the morning and going to bed at night
  • To assist clients to wash, bath and shower
  • To assist clients to dress and undress
  • To assist clients to look after their skin, teeth, hair and nails
  • To assist clients with toileting, continence management and personal hygiene
  • To assist clients with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment
  • To prepare food and drink for the client, being aware of the client’s nutritional needs and cultural requirements
  • To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan or instructed by management
  • To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the client
  • To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with clients including talking and listening to them about their interests
  • To help the client to maintain contact with their family and friends
  • To accompany the client on trips into the community
  • To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the client

The training you will be getting

  • Hull College will deliver the Apprenticeshiop Standard Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification.
  • Plus Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of the apprenticeship, there will be a full-time role for the right applicant, with the opportunity to progress on to further courses in order to further enhance their skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2 - 9 or A* - E) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2 - 9 or A* - E) Desired

About the employer

Our objective is to provide a safe, friendly, familiar and stimulating environment that always respects our Residents individuality and dignity. This is achieved through our Carers and Ancillary staff who are dedicated to the well-being, comfort and happiness of the people in their care. In an environment that blends tranquility, luxury, space and amenities with the very latest facilities. We offer the following categories of Care within our Home:- Adult Care, Respite Care, Day Care, Dementia Care, and Stroke Patient Care

Employer

SWANLAND HOUSE LIMITED

Address

41 West End

Swanland

North Ferriby

HU14 3PE

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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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