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Health and Social Care Apprentice - Chapel Lodge Care Home +

Ref No:            NA

Vacancies       1
Company        Chapel Lodge Care Home
Location          Worsthorne, Burnley
Hours               30 hours per week

Weekly Wage  £5.00 per hour

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assisting clients with meals
  • Making Beds
  • Assisting staff with clients daily living
  • Helping staff with activities for clients
  • Assisting the cook at meal times serving meals
  • Washing up and clearing the dining area
  • Providing clients with drinks throughout the day.

Personal Qualities

A caring nature with good communications skill and a willingness to help the team.

Qualifications Required

Various health & safety qualifications will be required for the role and training will be provided by your employer.

Childcare / Early Years Apprentice – Level 2/3 +

Ref No:             NA

Vacancies        1
Company         Early Start Nursery
Location          Oswaldtwistle
Hours               37 hours per week (Monday – Friday, various start and end times)

Weekly Wage  £3.40 per hour

Job Role/Duties

  • General Basic care towards children and attending to their needs
  • Promoting learning and development through play
  • To Build relationships with a small group of key children and their families
  • To plan activities promoting the EYFS framework

Skills Required

  • Basic idea of child development
  • Able to work as part of a team

Personal Qualities

  • To be enthusiastic about child care
  • Kind, caring and friendly nature
  • Honest and hardworking
  • Patient
  • Able to work as a team
  • First Aid qualification (desirable)
Health and Social Care Apprentice +

Ref No:             NA

Vacancies        1
Company         Meadow Lodge Care Home
Location          Burnley
Hours               Up to 40hrs including college work

Weekly Wage  £3.40 per hour

Job Description

  • Assisting residents with activities and general hobbies
  • Cleaning and tidying
  • Providing personal care to residents
  • Help residents with disabilities and limited mobility
  • Work within company policies and procedures

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure that the highest standards of care are maintained for the residents. Assisting with washing toileting, dressing /undressing and all other aspects of daily living, while helping residents retain their independence comfort and dignity.

Qualifications Required 

No qualification or experience is necessary if you’re joining us as an Apprentice Carer as you will be fully trained and supported through our apprenticeship program whilst working towards a qualification in Health & Social Care Diploma.

Previous experience of working with elderly people or have a passion for caring for the elderly then this role is for you.

Personal Qualities

Applicant should have a kind, caring and calm approach and take the time to understand the needs of Residents so that you can attend to all aspects of the care needs.

Skills

  • Hard working and flexible
  • A passion for elderly care
  • A Willingness to observe and learn
  • Friendly and remains a positive attitude
  • Patient with and respectful to residents and staff
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Record Keeping/ Time management
Care Assistant +

Ref No:             NA

Vacancies        1
Location           Haslingden
Hours                Up to 40hrs including college work

Weekly Wage  £109.20

 

Job Description

To work with nurses and care assistants to provide 24 hour care for the residents of a nursing home

Key Duties

  • To support the nursing staff and care assistants in the following areas-
  • To provide a high standard of individualised care to each resident. Assist residents with all aspects of personal care, including washing, dressing, undressing, bathing, toileting and feeding as required, whilst promoting independence at all times.
  • To ensure that you have an awareness of the care plans for each resident and that all care given is in accordance with these.
  • To assist in encouraging residents to participate in social events and activities.
  • To assist at meal times by serving meals and ensuring that the residents are consuming adequate and proper diets. Reporting to the nurse on duty any problems in this area.
  • Help to maintain high standards of hygiene where it directly involves the residents, their belongings and any equipment.
  • To participate in meetings with residents and staff, thus helping to maintain satisfactory relationships and communications.
  • Assist the nurse on duty by carrying out designated tasks promptly and efficiently.
  • To be acquainted with the homes policies and procedures especially the ones that directly affect you, eg grievance, disciplinary and sickness procedures.
  • To assist in promotion of the home and to help raise the profile of the home with other health care professionals and the general public.

Training to be provided

This Intermediate Level 2 includes an NVQ, and the possibility of Functional Skills in English and Math’s.

Qualifications Required

No formal qualifications are required; however GCSE grade A-D in Math’s and English would be preferred.

Personal Qualities

Friendly, honest, reliable, good time keeping skills and caring.

Health and Safety

  • Maintain a safe environment for residents and staff
  • To attend all training necessary to meet the requirements of the post
  • Report any accidents or hazards promptly
  • Be prepared to provide written reports regarding complaints, incidents or accidents
  • Follow the homes policy regarding the handling of waste and hazardous substances
  • To use in a safe and proper manner any equipment within the home
Health Care Assistant - AbbeyCroft Nursing and Residential Home +

Vacancies        1
Company 
        Abbey Croft Nursing and Residential Home
Location           Rossendale
Hours                Up to 40hrs including college work

Weekly Wage  

JOB DESCRIPTION 

As an Apprentice care assistant in a Regency Healthcare home, you’ll make a real and positive difference to the lives of older people. You’ll be responsible for caring for people with a wide range of needs. But you’ll also be building meaningful relationships based on kindness and respect.

You’ll deliver high standards of care as part of a dedicated team backed up by experienced and supportive managers.
To assist the service users in personal care, washing, bathing, dressing.

Support on daily activities, responding promptly to call bells

Monitoring, recording and acting on any issues related to the well-being of our residents.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Team player, outgoing, friendly, fun, caring, trustworthy, mature, able to use own initiative, good time keeping, ability to take instruction, communicate effectively with all ages, ability to work well in a team, committed to personal and professional development

Carer Apprenticeship +

Vacancies        1
Company 
        Altham Care Home
Location           Altham
Hours                Up to 40hrs including college work

Weekly Wage  Apprenticeship Wage

JOB DESCRIPTION 

To assist experienced staff in the day to day running of the Care Home and to maintain high standards of care and service towards service users, relatives, visitors and other members of staff.

To deliver care to service users under supervision as directed by the service user plan for that individual, reporting and changes or concerns to supervisor or senior in charge.

KEY TASKS 

Report both verbally on service users general condition and well being.

Maintain a clean and safe environment for service users and staff.

Assist Carers in maintaining records and care plans on each shift under supervision where appropriate.

Make beds and use pressure care aids as directed.

Assist service users in maintaining their personal hygiene, dressing and going to bed under supervision.

Report accidents and incidents to the senior member of staff on duty.

To work as part of staff team

CARE OF SERVICE USERS

Assist in the care of all service users through the delivery of individual planned care programmes under supervision.

Promote independence and dignity of service users

Assist in enabling service users to live their chosen lifestyle.

Talk to and listen to service users.

Participate in social activities directed at benefiting service users quality of life.

Report complaints directly to the person in charge as soon as they are made.

OTHER DUTIES

To undertake training to obtain recognised qualifications, including attending college (if applicable) completing assignments on time.

Undertake such in house and external training which is appropriate to your role and has been identified through a training needs appraisal.

Maintain confidentiality of information at all times.

Work within the policies, procedures and guidelines of the Homes’ Quality Management System.

ESSENTIALS 

Skills, aptitude,knowledge and experience
Enthusiasm for working with the elderly

DESIRABLE

Previous experience of caring in a voluntary capacity

PERSONAL QUALITITES 

Punctuality
flexibility- occaisionally working hours may be changed
Patience
Reliability
Trustworthiness
A commitment to safeguarding the Elderly.

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