Safe & Sound Homecare Services Ltd

Apprentice Care & Support Worker - Intermediate (Level 2)

Safe & Sound Homecare Services Ltd (Employer)

Bath College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,140.00
30.0 hours per week 30 hours per week, various shifts over 7 days a week. 7am-2pm or 4pm-10pm
12 months (duration)
1 March 2021(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
15 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As an Apprentice Care & Support Worker you will provide personalised support to our customers in their homes helping them to live an independent and fulfilling life. This is a varied and fulfilling role involving the provision of personal care, supporting with domestic tasks, administering medication and providing respite for family members.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

To assist customers with all personal and domestic care needs.

To assist customers with impaired mobility and other physical disabilities, including incontinence and help in use and care of aids and personal equipment.

To support and care for customers who are at the end of their life.

To support individuals to manage their medication.

To encourage customers to remain as independent as possible.

To enable and assist customers to maintain as much independence as possible.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Adult Care Worker Standard:

Providing frontline care for vulnerable adults to within their own homes, day care centres, residential and nursing homes and other healthcare settings.

Training will be provided by Bath College, one day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship provides an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression within the sector. There is the opportunity to apply for a Level 3 in Adult Care.

Reality Check

Good communication skills, driver (with business insurance), be able to multitask. Friendly, Reliable, Caring, Compassionate, Respectful, Committed to helping people, Committed to providing a quality service, Committed to working in a safe way.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
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