Adult Care Apprentice - Ace Care Agency

Ace Day Care Services · Competitive · Walsall
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To provide care in accordance with best practice and legislative requirements, reflecting policies and procedures and agreed standards under the direction of the Senior CarerCare 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: 159.10

Working week: Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week shifts TBC

Total hours per week: 37.00

Expected duration: 15 months

Possible start date: 12 Jul 2021

Date posted: 12 Jun 2021

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE)

Positions: 2 available

Role and responsibilities will include;

  • 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
  • Most of the employees work will be within a day opportunities setting 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 thats part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

  • 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.

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