Christadelphian Care Homes

Care Assistant Apprentice

Employer:

Christadelphian Care Homes

Training Provider:

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Weekly wage £184.50
30.0 hours per week Shift work, times TBC. 30 -37.5 hours per week
duration: 12 months
start: 5 December 2019
Birmingham
Intermediate(level 2)
Adult care worker Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
6 positions available
28 November 2019 (application closing date)
If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, this is the career for you. Christadelphian Care Homes are looking for a passionate, caring person to join their team.

Responsibilities

  1. To assist residents with personal hygiene: washing, showering, bathing, dressing and undressing.
  2. To assist residents to access and use toilet facilities, including taking specimens and recording information as required.
  3. To enable residents to maintain and improve their mobility and to use mobility aids.  
  4. To carry out manual handling in accordance with the published Health and Safety Policy and with reference to the residents’ care plans.
  5. To support residents in meeting their nutritional needs and assist residents with eating and drinking, monitoring and accurately recording intake where appropriate.
  6. To work with Activities staff to help and encourage residents to take part in daily activities, therapeutic activities (e.g. exercise class) and social activities, enabling residents to lead fulfilling lives.
  7. To assist with keeping residents’ rooms clean and tidy.
  8. To observe and report any changes in residents.
  9. To record the care given to residents.
  10. To give and receive verbal reports.
  11. To maintain confidentiality of information.
  12. To support residents and relatives on admission or transfer.
  13. To contribute to the care of dying residents and to provide care, comfort, privacy and emotional support for their families.

 

Important Note or Night Care Assistants:
Care Assistants nights shifts are waking shifts and staff are required to be awake and vigilant at all times.  Certain residents need to be checked during the night, as stated in their care plan.  Failure to carry out the required checks and/or sleeping whilst on duty will be regarded as gross misconduct and may result in a summary dismissal.

Future Prospects

On-going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full-time job.

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

You need to have a keen interest in the Health and Social Care Industry and be dedicated to working towards your qualification.

Qualities Required

  • You must be enthusiastic and able to work well in a team
  • Positive attitude towards learning and work

Qualifications Required

No qualifications required.

Training Provided

Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship 
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

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