Sir Josiah Mason Trust

Apprentice Care Assistant

Employer:

Sir Josiah Mason Trust

Training Provider:

INTERSERVE LEARNING & EMPLOYMENT (SERVICES) LIMITED

Weekly wage £147.00
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, Shifts TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 13 January 2020
Birmingham
Intermediate(level 2)
Adult care worker Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
24 December 2019 (application closing date)
Sir Josiah Mason Trust are looking for an apprentice to start their career with them, supporting people in need! Are you caring, kind and considerate with a passion to give back to your local community? If so, apply now!

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist service users who need help with getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and toileting
  • Help service users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence, help in use and care of aids and personal equipment
  • Care for service users who are temporarily sick and needing, for example, minor dressings, bed nursing, help with feeding etc.
  • Help in the promotion of mental and physical activity such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreation
  • Empty and clean commodes
  • Tidy rooms and light cleaning in the absence of domestics
  • Inspect and check service users’ clothing
  • Serve meals and assist service users at meal times
  • Answer emergency bells, the door and telephone and greet visitors
  • Read and write reports; take part in staff and service users meetings and in training activities as directed
  • Perform such other duties as may be reasonably required
  • Comply with the homes guidelines and policies at all times
  • Report to the Care Manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a service user
  • Encourage service users to remain as independent as possible and to fully embrace and respect their right to dignity and choice

Future Prospects

  • Depending on available vacancies, the successful individual would be welcome to apply for internal permanent job vacancies within the Charity

Reality Check

  • DBS required due to nature of job role

Skills Required

  • Working to timescales
  • Flexible in approach to work
  • Adaptable, organised approach to work
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Hard working
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels including residents, relatives, managers and visitors

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping
  • Ability to treat others with courtesy, respect and dignity at all times
  • Enthusiastic
  • Understanding
  • Sensitivity to the needs of older people
  • Tact, discretion and a respect for confidentiality.

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE or equivalent in maths and English grade C/4 or above

Training Provided

Adult care worker Level 2 Standard:

  • The successful candidate will be given full on the job training alongside undertaking a Level 2 Adult Care Worker
  • Apprenticeship programme delivered through Sir Josiah Mason Trust’s dedicated training provider Interserve Learning & Employment
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