Avery Homes Droitwich Limited

Apprentice Health Care Assistant (Nights)- Avery Droitwich Mews Care Home- Droitwich - Intermediate (Level 2)

Avery Homes Droitwich Limited (Employer)

Qube Learning (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £307.00 to £324.00
33.75 hours per week 33.75 hours per week - Shifts from 19:30pm-07:45am on a rota basis
15 months (duration)
2 April 2022(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
5 March 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To deliver high standards of personal care, contributing fully to the care team to ensure continuity of services to residents.

Responsibilities

Qube Learning are working in partnership with The Princes Trust on a new Health Care Sector project for 16-30 year olds (age restriction is due to the Prince's Trust funding mandate). This project is designed to help young people into any role within the sector.

This specific position has been recognised as a opportunity that fits in with the locations and roles we currently working with.

If you are aged 16-30 years old and apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will automatically be invited onto the programme. You will receive tailored support and guidance to help you in your application. After receiving your application we will contact you to book you in for a short induction, explain more about the programme & role and how we can help you!

The successful candidate will complete the Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification lasting 15 months, Maths & English Functional skills included if needed.

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.

About The Role
Do you want to join a company that cares? When joining Avery you can expect:

* highly competitive rates of pay * instant access to your wages. No need to wait for payday! * exclusive employee discounts incl. retail and leisure savings * excellent career development incl. formal training * free parking * well-supported environment *

Droitwich Mews Care Home, located in Droitwich are currently recruiting for dedicated and caring team players to join us as Care Assistants. A full induction programme will be provided, alongside formal training opportunities.

The role will require you to work shifts on a rota.
The key responsibilities of our Care Assistants include:

  • Provide person centred care and personal care to residents in all aspects of their daily living
  • Supporting residents at meal times, in accordance with their individual needs
  • Ensure the environment is maintained to a high standard including shared areas ensure areas are decorated as rooms become vacant and that the whole environment is checked regularly to achieve the desired standards
  • Contribute fully to team working, responding positively to colleagues and undertaking all reasonable work instructions promptly
  • Take reasonable care of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement.
  • Practice safe systems of work across the range of tasks and in particular moving and handling of loads, by assessing risk and having due regard for personal safety and the safety of residents, visitors and staff
  • Understand personal responsibilities with regard to Health and Safety at Work legislation, particularly in relation to moving and handling of residents and fire safety and evacuation procedures
  • Take an active interest in your personal and professional development by contributing to supervision and appraisal meetings, attending team meetings, and participating in training sessions
  • Adhere to all company and local policies/procedures
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues

Future Prospects

Career progression available on completion of Apprenticeship.

Reality Check

By applying for this role you will automatically be put forwards for The Princes Trust help and support programme.

Due to the intimate nature of the role and for administering medication you must be 18 or above to apply.

To ensure we comply with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (the regulations), you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

Skills Required

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate initiative and be respectful towards the residents and other people in the home
  • Efficient worker who can carry reasonable instructions from other team members
  • Have a positive attitude to enhancing care of the residents
  • Demonstrate a caring and compassionate approach towards the residents and families
  • Able to be adaptive and flexible to cover a range of responsibilities at short notice

Qualities Required

  • Caring - I am fully committed to both providing and supporting staff to deliver care with kindness to our residents. I will always go the extra mile for my residents and my team
  • Innovative - I will always endeavour to be creative in seeking person centred opportunities in which a resident's needs can best met in accordance with their own wishes
  • Open - I recognise the value of working collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring by actively listening I give a voice to all. I work openly and honestly as part of an effective team that are not afraid to admit when mistakes have been made
  • Supportive - I will always share good ideas and best practice and encourage team members to do the same, which in turn will support both residents and team members to feel valued and nurtured therefore enabling them to achieve their full potential
  • Inclusive - I am fully committed to ensuring all residents, and members of staff are treated fairly, feel they belong and are supported to participate in all opportunities that they wish, either inside the home or the wider community

Qualifications Required

GCSE Grade 4 / C or above in maths and English (or equivalent qualification).

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
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