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Com­mu­ni­ty Car­er Apprentice

Job description

Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship. The overall aim of this role is to support people to live as independently as possible in their own home, sourcing and accessing a range of care options that fit individual needs and preferences.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide care and support on an individual basis.
  • To work to an agreed package of care that is holistic and led by the needs and preferences of the person using the service.
  • To follow care plans, service agreements and risk assessments in place.
  • To keep records updated in line with the company's administration formats.
  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team working towards to same objectives, providing the highest level of person-centred care for our service users.
  • To act as an ambassador for the company whilst lone working promoting the positive aspects of the company's mission statement and ethos.
  • Communicate as required with other care/support professionals to implement care provision.
  • To maintain client independence, autonomy, choice and personal fulfilment, promoting dignity, privacy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Enable the individual to feel supported to achieve positive personal aims and objectives.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • To follow the companies’ policies and procedures in line with legislation and codes of practice.
  • To complete training/probation/supervision/appraisal deadlines as set by CQC and Belvoir Home care.

Day-to-day duties can include:

  • Offering companionship.
  • Medication support and reminders.
  • Help with house duties like cooking and cleaning.
  • Picking up shopping and prescriptions.
  • Client care duties like bathing, toileting and grooming.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 17/10/2022

Possible start date: 24/10/2022

Skills required

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent English/ Maths A*-C/ 9-4 (Desired)

Training provided

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/adult-care-worker-v1-1
  • Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in Math and English if required.
  • All study will take place at the employer’s address.
  • Employees will be enrolled onto our care professionals’ standards academy which offers immediate access to training certifications and gives discount vouchers based on training courses completed.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Employer information

As a family ran business our staff are people rather than just a number, they are nurtured and supported to grow and develop, with the majority of our promotions being offered in house. Therefore, any potential employee would have the opportunity to be involved in other areas of the business as well should they wish; to progress in care with us or add experiences to their CVs to progress in other areas. I.e. - policy writing, recruitment, marketing, management, training and more.

Address details:

BELVOIR HOMECARE LIMITED
SHAKERDALE FARM
FOSSE ROAD
CAR COLSTON
NOTTINGHAM
NG13 8JB

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Reference number VAC1000085152
Working week Monday to Sunday.
Shifts to be discussed but will include a range of early, late and weekend shifts.
Total hours per week: 35
Expected duration 15 Months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Adult Care Worker - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £18,200.00 (Annually)

Wage explained

Appren­tices are paid for their nor­mal work­ing hours and train­ing that’s part of their appren­tice­ship (usu­al­ly one day per week).