Level 2 Health and Social Care Apprentice Wetley Manor Residential Home

A fantastic training opportunity to join Wetley Manor Care Home to provide general care for clients, and gain a Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    30+ hours various shifts

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC000886405

  • Positions

    1 available

Health Care Apprentice required to support other Carers in the general care of residents, the role will involve:

  • Supporting residents with personal care including bathing, washing, oral hygiene, shaving, toileting, hair and nail care
  • Supporting residents to mobilise
  • Helping to prepare meals
  • Supporting residents with eating and drinking – serving food and drinks, assisting residents to eat and drink if required, clearing away after meals
  • Supporting residents with activities and interests

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to recognise poor practice
  • Knowledge of the Safeguarding Process
  • Ability to recognise and report hazards
  • Able to carry out moving and positioning techniques (after training)
  • Ability to show empathy
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to work independently

Personal qualities

  • Behavioural Competencies
  • Using initiative
  • Communicating effectively
  • Self - development
  • Quality focused
  • People skills
  • Suggested Performance Measures
  • Timekeeping and punctuality
  • Work attendance

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C in English and Maths and ICT OR the ability to achieve Level 1 Functional Skills in these subjects.

Future prospects

Further training and full time employment could be available for the right candidate, based on individual’s performance. 

About the employer

Wetley Manor Care Home is a high quality residential care home for the elderly located in the Staffordshire Moorlands close to Stoke on Trent. Our home is purpose built, single storey with all rooms having ensuite facilities.
 
We are dedicated to providing the highest levels of service and care, within an environment that combines the highest standards of comfort with modern facilities. Our philosophy is to respect the rights, choices, dignity, privacy and independence of our residents at all times.

Employer

Wetley Manor Residential Home

Address

Abbey Road

Wetley Rocks

Stoke-on-Trent

ST9 0AS

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Training provider

Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care to include:

  • CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2 (unless exempt)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

NEW COLLEGE TELFORD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College

Contact

Jenny Crowson


Other information

The successful candidate must be over 18 and will be required to have a full DBS check prior to starting the role as well as satisfactory references.

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: 30 Aug 2017