Health care worker apprentice M & M CARE HOMES LIMITED

A Health Care Worker Apprentice is required. This is an extremely rewarding opportunity to learn the knowledge, skills, and behaviours required to become an adult care worker. This is the best way to start a career in adult care sector. You will offer support to the residents. Duties include: Assisting residents with their medication at the agreed level of support.

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Closing date: 18 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,649.60

    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

    Working either 8.00am to 4.00pm or 9.00am to 5.00pm any day of the week. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000263144

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The main duties will include:

• To follow specific care plans put in place by the organisation as agreed with the residents and relatives

• Building relationships with the residents, being consistent with care provided

• To assist residents with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment

• To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the resident

• To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with residents including talking and listening to them about their interests

• To help the resident to maintain contact with their family and friends

• To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the client

The training you will be getting

• Adult care worker apprenticeship standard - Level 2 Diploma in Care.

• Functional Skills if required in maths and English.

• 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

For the right candidate there could be a role to progress through the company and become a key member of their team


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Creative, Customer care skills, Initiative, Logical, Non judgemental, Organisation skills, Patience, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Westdene Residential Home is a large residential home located in Hull housing a maximum of forty individuals. The residency cares for and supports younger and elderly adults including people with dementia.

Employer

M & M CARE HOMES LIMITED

Address

15-19 Alliance Avenue

Hull

HU3 6QU

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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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