Health Care Apprentice – Woodstock Residential Home VAC000736053

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Sittingbourne
  • Salary: 108.90
  • Level: 2
Health Care Apprentice – Woodstock Residential Home VAC000736053

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Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage
£108.90

Working week
33 hours p/w, 5 days of 7, Shifts TBC

Apprenticeship duration
12 Months

Possible start date
20 Jan 2016

Date posted
07 Dec 2015

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number
VAC000736053

Positions
1 available

The opportunity to work in the health and social care industry that specifically supports dementia has arisen with Nellasr. This fantastic opportunity for a Health Care Assistant could be right for you if you are passionate about supporting mental health.

Your role will be based Woodstock Residential and Dementia Care Home where you will play a key part in supporting and meeting the basic physical and social needs of residents with dementia.
You will do this 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 dementia care and 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
support day to day living needs and preparing for the future
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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