Apprentice Adult Care Worker

Organisation
Deanwood Lodge
Reference
VAC-36
Contract Type
Carer, Full Time, Health Care Assistant
Sector
Dementia Care, Domiciliary Care
Location
Maisemore
Salary
£187.50 - £206.25 per week
Expiry Date
30/09/2017
The successful candidate will be based within the Care Home, working alongside other Health Care Assistants, assisting with the day to day care of residents. Full training and support will be given. This is a rewarding and valuable role.

Job Description

The succesful candidate will be based within the Care Home, working alongside other health Care Assistants, assisting with the day to day care of residents

Duties include:

  • Assisting the residents with meals
  • Dressing
  • Personal Care
  • Housekeeping
  • Activities
  • Ensuring that the residents remain as independent as possible

This is not a definite description of duties and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties within the scope and spirit of the post to ensure the service can carry out its statutory duties. Full training and support will be given.

This is a rewarding and valuable role for the right candidate and has real possibilities for career progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

None specified

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliability, this is a nursing home and staff are expected to atttend for all duty times
  • Flexible, compassionate and keen to progress in the Health and Social Care sector

Qualifications required

Commencement of Level 2 in Health and Social Care

Future prospects

Placement within Deanwood Lodge and study of H&SC, ending in qualification and leading to a position of health and Social Care Worker at Deanwood Lodge

Things to consider

This Apprenticeship may start before the possible start date if suitable candidates are found. This vacancy may close early if the right candidate is found, so please respond quickly to avoid disappointment. Deanwood Lodge is on a local bus route from the centre of Gloucester. The bus leaves every hour and takes just 12 minutes to Deanwood Lodge. The last bus leaves Maisemoore at 6.30 pm so your shift will always finish before this time                                                

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