15/12/2015 Learndirect Slough SL1 8NU

Health Care Apprentice VAC000713380 VAC000713380

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Slough
  • Salary: 115.50
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC000713380
Health Care Apprentice VAC000713380

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Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

Working week
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 35hrs p/w

Apprenticeship duration
12 Months

Possible start date
20 Jan 2016

Date posted
07 Dec 2015

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

3 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 Health Care Assistant could be right for you.
Your role will be based in Burnham Slough where you will play a key part in supporting and meeting the basic physical and social needs of the residents, in a way that maintains their dignity, privacy and independence. 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:
Observing and report any changes in the condition of residents
Making a friendly and homely environment for residents
Assisting other staff to lift and turn bedridden residents
Helping residents to move around and communicate
Helping to shower and bathe the residents
Assisting residents with dressing and eating
Making sure that an adequate supply of clean clothing and linen is available for residents
Serving meals
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.

Personal qualities

You will need the passion to work in health and social care, 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 care, with the opportunity to progress to a level 3 qualification after.

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