25/09/2018 The Growth Company Salford M7 4RP

Apprentice Care Assistant 30537 30537

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Salford
  • Salary: 9.620
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: 30537
Apprentice Care Assistant 30537

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About this opportunity

Beenstock Care Home have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual looking to secure an apprenticeship in health and social care. Beenstock Home value their apprentices, which is reflected in the hourly rate they will pay.

A normal day would include:
• Assisting staff in the daily care of residents, helping with dressing / undressing, washing, bathing and personal hygiene where necessary
• Encouraging support, choice and independence
• Helping residents with problems of mobility and other physical disabilities
• Helping with the organisation of social activities, and to participate in them to help promote residents esteem and physical and mental wellbeing
• Assisting with light domestic duties including: making beds, tidying and emptying commodes
• Assisting with the laundry, collecting resident’s clothes where necessary
• Helping in the serving of food and drink, assisting residents where required
• Completing daily monitoring records as requested
• Helping to monitor the condition of residents and report any changes to the senior care assistant/person in charge
• Helping to maintain a safe and healthy environment within the home, with due regard to food hygiene and health and safety procedures
• Maintaining confidentiality of the residents and the home
• Attending staff and residents meeting where appropriate
• Participating in training activities and courses where directed
• Assisting and encouraging residents to maintain orthodox Jewish practices

The care home is integrated into a sheltered housing complex that comprises three floors, with sheltered flats on the ground and second floors, and the residential unit on the first floor. The home offers a culturally specific service for Orthodox Jewish people.

What you could go on to do:
You could progress onto doing your level 3 apprenticeship in health and social care.

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be
What you should have to apply

Good level of maths and English
Personal Qualities

• Genuine interest in care is essential
• Kind
• Caring
• Looking to progress in their career
• Willingness to learn
• Maturity
• Patience
• Respectful
Skills

• Good communication, both verbally and written
• Good timekeeping
• Reliable
• Trustworthy
• Attention to detail

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