Taras Retreat

Care Assistant Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Taras Retreat (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £221.40
36.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
30 March 2021(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
28 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A BM Care Apprenticeship gives you hands-on experience, a salary and the opportunity to train while you work.Benefits of a BM Care Apprenticeship include:oGet a real job and continue your educationoEarn a competitive salary (with all training paid for)oGain hands-on experience and learn the skills that will help shape your future


Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To work & care for residents in line with the B&M Care Rose Model of Dementia Care to assist in maintaining their dignity and respect in a person centered way
  • To provide the care detailed in the residents individualised care plan using a person centered approach
  • To ensure that the Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) device is used effectively
  • Supporting residents with all aspects of personal care whilst maintaining and promoting independence and ensuring privacy and respect
  • To ensure that residents are dressed appropriately and in possession of their individual aids, i.e. dentures, hearing aids, walking frames etc.
  • Ensure that resident’s clothes are cared for and clothing that is to be repaired or beyond repair is reported to housekeeping or a family member
  • Help serve meals to residents as well as preparing and clearing the dining area
  • Support and assist residents with their meals as required in a dignified and respectful manner ensuring that a pleasant and calm atmosphere is maintained
  • To observe and report any physical, physiological and emotional changes to the well-being of the resident to a member of the senior team
  • To identify and meet the social, emotional and cultural needs of residents and participate in the organisation for social and recreational activities
  • Support residents to use the environment to its full potential including the outside environment taking into account each individuals mobility needs
  • To undertake the role of the keyworker in relation to each individual care homes guidelines
  • Making and serving refreshments for residents and visitors as required
  • Leaving bedrooms to a presentable standard which will include bed making, tidying draws and wardrobes and emptying bins
  • Assist and promote good housekeeping throughout the home
  • Toilets and showers are cleaned in compliance with infection control guidelines.
  • Awareness of medication procedures
  • To ensure that clean clothing and linen are distributed to the appropriate residents and areas
  • To have a clear understanding of the B&M Care Quality Management System policies and procedures
  • To be able to produce legible and accurate documentation in relation to care plans and other reporting and recording of information on the Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) System
  • To participate and contribute to reviews and assessments
  • Assist senior staff with the admission of new residents in order to create a welcoming atmosphere and to welcome residents, relatives and friends into the home
  • To attend all training sessions, supervisions and appraisals
  • To attend and contribute to all handovers, and staff meetings ensuring confidentiality is maintained at all times

Future Prospects

  • By successfully completing an apprenticeship, you’ll have gained the confidence and skillset needed to progress within the care & hospitality sectors

Your career progression may take several different paths depending on where you find your passions lie, these include but are not limited to:

  • Becoming a senior care worker, moving on to the Level 3 apprenticeship, medication training and so much more

Skills Required

  • Communicate and interact effectively with both residents and staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • Demonstrate empathy and understanding of the needs of residents
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain professional throughout
  • To uphold confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to work as an individual

Qualities Required

  • Demonstrate empathy
  • Caring
  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Team Player

Qualifications Required

  • None required, maths and English will be assessed as part of the application process

Training Provided

Adult Care Apprenticeship Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills maths and English Level 1 (if required)
  • Care Certificate
  • Mandatory training and full induction
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