Apprentice Adult Care Worker VAC001409996

  • Sector: health social care, healthcare
  • Location: Linares
  • Salary: 7.696
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC001409996
Apprentice Adult Care Worker

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Here at Damfield Gardens Care Homewe are a modern, state-of-the-art care home in Maghull. We are looking to recruit an apprentice to join our busy team! If you are passionate about starting your career in Health and Social Care.. Apply now!

Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage
£148.00

Wages explained
Working week
Shifts to be confirmed by the employer.

Total hours per week: 40.00
Apprenticeship duration
13 months
Possible start date
09 Jul 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Reference number
VAC001409996
Positions
3 available
As an apprentice at Damfield Gardens Care Home, you will be required to provide the upmost standard of care to the patients.

Your daily duties will include:

Assisting at meal times
General housekeeping duties as and when required.
Contributing to health and social care within the setting
Handling information in the health and social care setting.
Understand the role of communication and interaction with individuals
Supporting residents with day to day activities.
Supporting with day trips
Adhering to all health and safety procedures at all times.

Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
Works well in a team or independently
Great listener.
Good customer service skills.
Team working skills.
Personal qualities
Positive can do attitude
Caring nature
Approachable and friendly.
Passionate about starting a career in Health and Social Care.
Desired qualifications
No formal qualifications are required for this role, although c/4 grade GCSE’s in Maths and English would be a distinct advantage.
Future prospects
Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme you may be offered the opportunity to progress within the company.

This could include;

The opportunity of a permanent position within the business.
The opportunity to progress on to an Lead Adult Care Worker apprenticeship programme with Interserve Learning and Employment.
Things to consider
A full DBS Check is required for this role.

About the employer
A brand new purpose-built care home will open its doors in May next year, creating up to 60 full and part-time jobs. Damfield Park care home aims to provide five star luxury care for the elderly, serving the needs of the community in and around Maghull. Owned and managed by Highpoint Care – which also runs a care home in Haydock – the development is being built as part of a new 11acre ‘care village’ site, which will bring a variety of health and educational resources, in addition to lodges and apartments to the area. Set within tranquil landscaped gardens, Damfield Park is being developed from the ground up and will house top of the range care equipment. This will ensure the home can service the community for the foreseeable future. In addition to the 44 beds, there will also be a hairdressing salon and specialist dementia friendly areas within the home.

Alan Whittle, chief executive for Highpoint Care, said: “Damfield Park’s modern facilities and structured care are designed to enable us to provide top quality services to all residents”
Employer
Damfield Gardens Care Home

 

Address
Damfield Lane

 

 

Maghull

 

L31 2FA

Training provider
Your full role and responsibilities will be set out by your employer. Damfield Gardens Care Home  will provide you with all of the on-the-job training you need to up-skill in your role, and your 20% off-the-job learning will be incorporated as part of your working day.
If successful, you will complete an Adult Care Worker apprenticeship programme delivered through Damfield Gardens Care Home’s dedicated training provider, Interserve Learning & Employment.
Apprenticeship standard
Adult care worker
Training provider
ESG (SKILLS) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment

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