15/12/2015 Learndirect Whitstable CT5 4NN

Apprentice Healthcare Support VAC000715824 VAC000715824

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Whitstable
  • Salary: 99.00
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC000715824
Apprentice Healthcare Support VAC000715824

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Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

Working week
30hrs p/w, 5 days of 7, Various Shifts Mon-Sun

Apprenticeship duration
12 Months

Possible start date
20 Jan 2016

Date posted
07 Dec 2015

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

Are you a caring and reliable person? If you have a passion to work in the health and social care industry, this fantastic opportunity for a Healthcare Support Assistant could be right for you.
Your role will be based in Maylands, Whitstable where you will play a key part in supporting and meeting the domestic of the residents, and supporting the Care Staff. You will receive ongoing support and development that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful career within health and social care.
If you are successful candidate for this position, you will be expected to provide a high level of service to the residents.
Some of your duties could include:
Serving meals
Making sure that an adequate supply of clean clothing and linen is available for residents
Making a friendly and homely environment for residents
Maintaining and cleaning working area and equipment
Assisting other staff in the care of the residents
Helping residents to move around and communicate
This is just a sample of some of the tasks you might be performing – it is a very varied role.

Your training will be provided by learndirect one of the largest training organisations in the UK. They help train over 20,000 apprentices each year.
Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need good communication and team working skills, as well as a willingness to learn and progress. As Maylands operates as a home-from-home you will need to be adaptable, personable, and caring.

Personal qualities

You will need the passion to work in health and social care within learning disabilities, and be friendly, caring, reliable, punctual and honest.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications are required.

Future prospects

This is an excellent opportunity for you to start your career within care. Fantastic training, initially working towards an NVQ Level 2 in healthcare support services with possible prospects of becoming a care worker.

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