Job Title : Apprentice Care Assistant- Garth House- Dorking
Employer : Gophr Ltd
Employer Description : Caring Homes is an independent national network of residential, nursing and dementia homes providing person-centred care. We are a family business, established in 1994 by Helena and Paul Jeffery.
Everything we do is directed by the needs of the individuals we care for and their families. By caring for the whole person and their unique personality, likes and interests, we create better bonds, more stimulating communities, safer environments and better lives.
Location : Dorking, SE1 3PR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Adult Care Worker Level 2
Sector : Health, Public Services and Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00213
Brief Description : This role is a fantastic opportunity to start your career in Care, working for a well-established and trustworthy company. You will receive all the support you need to become a fully qualified Care Assistant. Working full-time in one of our well-equipped homes you will learn how to look after our residents to the highest standard.
Qualifications Required : GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English
Vacancy Detail : Qube Learning are working with Caring Homes Group to help find an Apprentice Healthcare Assistant. The successful candidate will complete an Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification (dependant on experience), lasting 15 months.
During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.
Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.
Report to the person in charge
To actively promote the independence, rights and choices of the home’s residents
To maintain and implement the organisations philosophy of care
To maintain and implement the organisations policies and procedures
Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse
To participate in providing activities for the residents both within the Home and with outside activities
Maintain people’s equality, diversity and right’s, and assist the residents to maintain their independence
Maintain health, safety and security within the Home
All aspects of care provision for the residents within the Home
Enable clients to maintain and improve their mobility
Enable clients to eat and drink
Enable clients to maintain personal hygiene and appearance
Contribute to the moving and handling of clients to maximise physical comfort
Enable clients to access and use toilet facilities
Preparing residents to be examined by Health Care Professionals
Assisting Health Care Professionals involved with the Homes residents
Completing current and appropriate resident documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans
To attend and contribute to Team and General meetings
To undertake light domestic duties as required e.g. laundry, cleaning after meal service (Additional tasks at night)
Any other duties deemed appropriate in conjunction with the Team Leader/ Registered Nurse/Home Manager
Provision of personalised and person centre care in dignified and respectful manner in accordance with Company’s Policies and Procedures
The constant safeguarding of service users
Continuously assess, implement and evaluate residents care
Ensure care follows NMC code of conduct
Always maintain professional conduct
Adopt safe working practices in accordance with health and safety guidelines
Responsible for continuous professional development in accordance with the requirements of the NMW guidelines
Ensure personal and mandatory training is kept up to date
To contribute to the home being complaint
Duty of Candour
To be responsive to changing needs of resident and to report to the person in charge
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We may share you details with another department within Qube Learning if we feel we could help you with the many other training opportunities we offer.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Shifts; 8am - 8pm (days) OR 8pm - 8am (nights); must work alt weekends
Salary : £ 356.40 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 26/10/2021
Possible Start Date : 24/11/2021
Personal Qualities : Reliable
Good communication skills
Skills Required : Responsible for supporting our elderly residents with daily living, providing support and companionship, assisting with their physical and personal needs together with being able to deliver personal care
Future Prospects : Caring Home Groups will offer additional qualifications on completion of your apprenticeship. Potential Supervision roles / Management opportunities will be available for the right candidate.
CHG are looking to progress candidates within the company. This is a perfect opportunity for those looking for a career path in Care.
Training to be Provided : Adult care qualification including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
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