Garth House Nursing Home

Apprentice Care Assistant- Garth House- Dorking - Intermediate (Level 2)

Garth House Nursing Home (Employer)

Qube Learning (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £356.40
40.0 hours per week Shifts; 8am - 8pm (days) OR 8pm - 8am (nights); must work alt weekends. Shifts TBC.
15 months (duration)
24 July 2021(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
3 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This role is a fantastic opportunity to start your career in Care, working for a well-established and trustworthy company. You will receive all the support you need to become a fully qualified Care Assistant. Working full-time in one of our well-equipped homes you will learn how to look after our residents to the highest standard.

Responsibilities

Qube Learning are working with Caring Homes Group to help find an Apprentice Healthcare Assistant. The successful candidate will complete an Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification (dependant on experience), lasting 15 months.

During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.

Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.

Key accountabilities:

  • Report to the person in charge
  • To actively promote the independence, rights and choices of the home's residents
  • To maintain and implement the organisations philosophy of care
  • To maintain and implement the organisations policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse

Key tasks:

  • To participate in providing activities for the residents both within the Home and with outside activities
  • Maintain people's equality, diversity and right's, and assist the residents to maintain their independence
  • Maintain health, safety and security within the Home
  • All aspects of care provision for the residents within the Home
  • Enable clients to maintain and improve their mobility
  • Enable clients to eat and drink
  • Enable clients to maintain personal hygiene and appearance
  • Contribute to the moving and handling of clients to maximise physical comfort
  • Enable clients to access and use toilet facilities
  • Preparing residents to be examined by Health Care Professionals
  • Assisting Health Care Professionals involved with the Homes residents
  • Completing current and appropriate resident documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans
  • To attend and contribute to Team and General meetings
  • To undertake light domestic duties as required e.g. laundry, cleaning after meal service (Additional tasks at night)
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate in conjunction with the Team Leader/ Registered Nurse/Home Manager
  • Provision of personalised and person centre care in dignified and respectful manner in accordance with Company's Policies and Procedures
  • The constant safeguarding of service users
  • Continuously assess, implement and evaluate residents care
  • Ensure care follows NMC code of conduct
  • Always maintain professional conduct
  • Adopt safe working practices in accordance with health and safety guidelines
  • Responsible for continuous professional development in accordance with the requirements of the NMW guidelines
  • Ensure personal and mandatory training is kept up to date
  • To contribute to the home being complaint
  • Duty of Candour
  • To be responsive to changing needs of resident and to report to the person in charge

Sharing your details (GDPR):

Qube Learning will not share any of your personal details with any person or company outside our organisation, except the hiring manager for this specific position.

We may share you details with another department within Qube Learning if we feel we could help you with the many other training opportunities we offer.

Future Prospects

Caring Home Groups will offer additional qualifications on completion of your apprenticeship. Potential Supervision roles / Management opportunities will be available for the right candidate. CHG are looking to progress candidates within the company. This is a perfect opportunity for those looking for a career path in Care.

Skills Required

  • Responsible for supporting our elderly residents with daily living, providing support and companionship, assisting with their physical and personal needs together with being able to deliver personal care
  • Good communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Caring/Compassionate
  • Friendly

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Adult care worker apprenticeship standard

Adult care qualification including Functional Skills in maths and English if required.

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