TRAINEESHIP Housekeeping Assistant Bupa Care Homes (Bnh) Ltd

The main requirements of the Housekeeper are: To provide a full housekeeping service to the care home promoting high standards of cleanliness. To work with and supervise housekeeping and laundry assistants.
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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Traineeship details

A Traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for. At its core are work preparation training, English and Maths for those who need it, and a high quality work experience placement.

Traineeships help unlock your great potential and give you the work preparation training, Maths and English and work experience needed to get an Apprenticeship or other job.
 

Ixion will pay a bursary of £3.40 p/h the first 100 hours of work placement activity (This is paid weekly by bacs payment, subject to learners submitting a signed weekly working log- employer must pay thereafter) & First week of travel costs reimbursed – paid to learners in cash.

 


 Gain knowledge and experience in the following:

  • To work in conjunction with care staff to change and sort linen, towels and curtains and undertake linen checks.
  • To ensure that residents’ rooms and public areas are in perfect order, reporting any faults, eg defective light bulbs, worn carpets, broken fittings.
  • To look after and clean housekeeping equipment and machinery and ensure the economical and correct use of cleaning materials.
  • To assist with residents’ needs in organising dry cleaning service.
  • To attend staff meetings and training where appropriate.
  • To assist in the maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment by ensuring adherence to BUPA Care Homes Health & Safety and Welfare policies and procedures.

Training to be provided

A Traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for. At its core are work preparation training, English and Maths for those who need it, and a high quality work experience placement.

Traineeships help unlock your great potential and give you the work preparation training, Maths and English and work experience needed to get an Apprenticeship or other job.


 Gain knowledge and experience in the following:

  • To provide the highest standards of holistic care and attention for the residents by participating fully in the overall care of residents
  • To read and understand each resident’s care plan prior to providing care
  • To act as a key worker for a group of residents under the guidance of appropriate management
  • To assist with washing, dressing, feeding, toileting and personal hygiene in line with each resident’s care plan
  • To help provide mental and physical stimulation by participating in recreational and social activities with the residents
  • To assist in the keeping of accurate records in accordance with registration and legal requirements e.g. turn and fluid charts, daily life notes etc
  • To be respectful and courteous when dealing with colleagues’, relatives and other public and professional people
  • To attend staff meetings and all required training sessions to ensure you are always up to date with mandatory training
  • To assist with the welcoming and inducting of new care employees
  • To carry out any other reasonable instruction as requested by management
  • Training provider

    Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Limited

  • Contact

    Steven Vasiliou steven.vasiliou@ixionholdings.com

  • Traineeship duration

    6 weeks

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Dec 2016

  • Reference number

    VAC001146073

  • Positions

    1 available


Employer

Bupa Care Homes (Bnh) Ltd

Address

57 Hart Road

Benfleet

Benfleet

SS7 3GL

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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

  • Ability to motivate staff ensuring effective team work
  • Questioning and listening skills.
  • Communicate effectively at all times.

We are not looking for you to have previous experience as we will provide all the necessary training and support but we are looking for you to have the passion and a drive for working with the elderly.

  • Enthusiastic and motivated.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Professional neat appearance.

What this will lead to

For any candidate who has the right work ethic we would be looking to supporting into an apprenticeship / employment.