Health and Social Care Apprentice

Weybourne

Weybourne is seeking Health and Social Care Apprentices to provide a Service of Care to Service Users to enable them to lead as independent a lifestyle as possible.

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Closing date: 05 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£132.00

Working week

40 hours Monday - Friday

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

06 May 2017

Date posted

22 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000861411

Positions

1 available

  • This Care Service will involve a programme of personal care and household management that is personalised for each Service User in the form of a Care Plan. Care duties will include assisting the Service User with the following activities (at all times observing and respecting dignity, privacy and independence of the Service User).
  • Personal Care (dressing, washing, bathing, teeth care, hair care, nail care, continence management, day/evening night sitting services as required, assistance with stoma care)
  • Healthcare - assisting the Service User to take prescribed medication. Dietary Care - Preparing snacks/meals, assisting with feeding as required. Other duties include domestic household services, personal services (assistance with personal finances to include paying bills)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good verbal and written skills in English
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Tolerant
  • Patient
  • Caring
  • Discreet
  • Willingness to accept instructions
  • Working on own initiative
  • Excellent timekeeper

Qualifications required

Minimum grade E in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position.

Things to consider

DBS check required


About the employer

Weybourne care home, located in the leafy heart of Erith in the London Borough of Bexley, is a care facility providing residential care for older people living with dementia.
Weybourne provides a wealth of support services for people living with dementia, with the aim of not just providing care and comfort, but also a new, positive and more engaging stage in their lives. The team of qualified and attentive staff provide 24 hour specialist person centred dementia care.
The home provides a central courtyard garden that is safe and secure allowing residents to relax and enjoy outdoor activities.
At the heart of Weybourne is its Philosophy of Care, where social interaction and engagement is encouraged and boredom is eradicated by addressing the three plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom within the home.

Employer

Weybourne

Address

Weybourne Old Peoples Home

1 Finchale Road

London

SE2 9AH

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Training provider

  • Health and Social Care Level 2
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT if required

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

WALTHAM FOREST COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

emily laurenza

Other information

CANDIDATE MUST BE 18 OR OVER due to insurance, MUST BE WILLING TO UNDERTAKE NVQ LEVEL 2 AND OR LEVEL 3 IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (together with Functional Skills Maths and English Level 1 or 2 as appropriate).

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 05 May 2017