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Adult Care Apprentice - Catherine Care Ltd

To provide care in accordance with best practice and legislative requirements, reflecting policies and procedures and agreed standards under the direction of the Senior Carer Care Coordinator. To support and enable Clients to maintain skills and personal interests whilst delivering person centred care unique to the Client.

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage: £172.00

Working week; Monday to Friday (Times to be confirmed)

Total hours per week: 40.00

Expected duration: 15 months

Possible start date: 12 Jul 2021

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE)

Positions: 3 available

  • Ensure Clients are at the heart of care delivery and their wishes and preferences enhance their wellbeing
  • To support Clients with all aspects of their day to day living, enabling them to enjoy the best possible quality of life
  • Supporting Clients to access and engage in meaningful activities
  • Compassion, good communication skills and a calm and caring manner are essential for this important role
  • Ensure Care Plans and other information about how to support Clients are followed
  • Be responsible for informing Senior staff of any changes in the needs of Clients
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals they support
  • Develop effective working relationships with other employees
  • Work in cooperation with members of the multi-disciplinary teams to maximise opportunities for people
  • If desired by the Client, maintain and develop relationships with family, friends and other people important in their life
  • Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Be a role model for other Apprentices and Support Workers and be an ambassador for the service
  • Be professional, polite and reasonable at all times
  • Commit to achieving the relevant qualifications commensurate with the role
  • Attend statutory training and any other training as directed by management and your Assessor
  • Understand and follow all policies and procedures relevant to the role
  • Be open to learning opportunities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must be flexible
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level of accuracy
  • Carers need to be able to adapt and address situations quickly

Personal qualities

  • Kind
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Approachable
  • A real passion of caring for patients
  • Have a welcoming and polite manner
  • Willing to help

Desired qualifications

Candidates must hold GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in both English and maths.

Future prospects

Opportunity to progress within your career with employment or to a level 3 qualification.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

At Catherine Care, we offer a wide range of services for adults with learning difficulties to help them live life to the fullest:

  • Day activities and opportunities
  • Community access and participation
  • Shared supported housing and independent living
  • Residential care

 

 

Adult Care Apprentice - Catherine Care Ltd

Norton Canes, UK
Apprenticeships

Published on 14 Jul 2021

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