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Apprentice Housekeeper Quantum Care Ltd

Working as part of our friendly team, you will provide a range of house keeping duties. As a valued member of our care team, designed to provide a homely and caring atmosphere where the residents' quality of life is maximized and help create a warm and friendly atmosphere for our residents.

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Closing date: 23 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £267.30

  • Working week

    Shift Patterns to be confirmed between Monday - Sunday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001795507

  • Positions

    24 available

Duties will include:

  • To contribute to the creation of a pleasant environment, as a member of an integrated care team, by undertaking house keeping duties whilst promoting the dignity, privacy and encouragement of independence of residents
  • To clean designated areas to ensure they are kept in a hygienic condition
  • To perform laundry, kitchen and dining room duties, eg washing and ironing of personal clothing and the home’s linen, laying and clearing tables, washing up
  • To carry out basic preparation of food
  • To operate powered equipment including domestic-type laundry equipment
  • To help with basic house keeping duties such as making beds, care of linen/laundry and clothing and tidying residents' rooms in order to maintain a high standard of cleanliness throughout the home, in accordance with the guidelines on the use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • To participate in staff meetings, training and development and staff supervision
  • To comply with all standard procedures concerning the customer's health and welfare
  • To undertake any other duties, depending on skills and competency to enable the efficient running of the Home

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Trustworthy and able to deal confidentially with Residents’ and business information
  • Ability to follow cleaning schedules using the appropriate cleaning materials
  • Awareness of the need to respect residents’ privacy and individuality
  • Awareness of the need to maintain cleaning standards
  • Must be physically fit and able to cope with the demands of the post and attend for work on a regular basis
  • A positive attitude to residents’ rights

Personal qualities

  • Good interpersonal skills and the capacity to become an integrated member of the care team
  • Sensitive to the needs of older people
  • Neat and tidy in appearance

Desired qualifications

  • Knowledge of industrial cleaning equipment and ability to use it
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of the relevant Health and Safety legislation and its importance in the Home

Future prospects

  • Excellent career progression for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • Higher rate of pay for weekend working

About the employer

Want to join a care home with a difference? Keeping all our residents safe, healthy and happy is our top priority and our staff members believe the same. We are highly commended for our standards and are extremely proud in what we do. Due to recent expansion we are looking for passionate new staff members to join our friendly team.

Employer

Quantum Care Ltd

Address

Silver Court

Watchmead

Welwyn Garden City

AL7 1TS

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Training

Training provider

SMART TRAINING AND RECRUITMENT LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Smart Training & Recruitment

Contact

Smart Training nasvacancies@smarttar.co.uk

  • Level 2 - Healthcare Cleaning Operative - (Health & Science) Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Healthcare cleaning operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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