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Day and Night Care Assistant Apprentice

Adult Social Care

Portland House

Salary

Weekly wage £172.00 - £356.00

Location

Portland Road Leicester LE9 2EH

Job Overview

Our Vision At Midlands Care, we believe that the desire to help others is the most valuable part of human nature. Individuals feel most fulfilled when they have made a positive contribution to the lives of others. Our aim is to provide service user's with a secure and relaxed environment which is at the same time comfortable and safe. Leicester College are working with Portland House Care Home to support with the recruitment of 2 Apprentice Care Assistant. The successful candidate will complete an Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification. Role Responsibilities: Deliver high quality care, ensuring residents receive care based on best practice Assist residents in all their personal hygiene care ensuring optimum independence, dignity and respect of individuals at all times Carry out care activity in accordance with the care plan for residents Ability to recognise and understand clinical risk areas in residents e.g. weight loss, pressure sores, risk of falls, sign of infections and escalate any identified risks in a timely manner Take reasonable care of items of equipment used to carry out tasks e.g. - hoists, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults or the need for maintenance or replacement Medication safety, meal preparation, mobility support Responsible for the safe and tidy storage of supplies and equipment Portland House https://midlandscare.co.uk/care-home/portland-house-residential-home/

Qualifications Required

Desired skills Good communication and listening skills. Personal qualities Friendly Patient Caring Desired qualifications Grade 3/D in GCSE maths and English (or equivalent). Future prospects Full time employment and career progression. 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

Hours per week

Monday to Friday 9 am - 5pm (national minimum wage) Total hours per week: 40.00

Closing Date

28/11/21

Website

Apply for the job by visiting https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-650372

Apply

Apply for the job by emailing your CV + covering letter to apprenticeships@leicestercollege.ac.uk