• Full Time
  • UK

Apprenticeship Care Assistant 

  • Braintree, CM7 1ES
  • Shifts: Days
  • Full-Time
  • Caring Homes are looking to offer a number of Healthcare Assistant Apprenticeship positions across our homes, which is an exciting opportunity to start your career in healthcare. If you are passionate about providing excellent care for our elderly residents this position could be for you, where you will be working closely with our teams to build your knowledge and skills within the healthcare profession.

    We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable individuals to work within our home where you will be fully supported to complete your Adult Care Worker Apprenticeships Qualification and will be given the opportunity to learn valuable new skills

    The Apprenticeship: 

  • The successful candidate will complete an Adult Care Worker Level 2 or3 qualification (dependant on experience), lasting 15 months.
  • During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.
  • Maths and English Functional Skills will also be included in your apprenticeship, if you do not already hold a C/4 grade and above in GCSE.
  • Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.
  • The Role: 

  • This role is a fantastic opportunity to start your career in Care, you will receive all the support you need to become a fully qualified Care Assistant.
  • Working full-time in one of our well-equipped homes you will learn how to look after our residents to the highest standard.
  • Adult Care Workers are extremely important to our society and provide care to the most vulnerable. 
  • To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.
  • About Us & Future Prospects: 

    Caring Homes is an independent national network of residential, nursing and dementia homes providing person-centred care. We are a family business, established in 1994 by Helena and Paul Jeffery. Everything we do is directed by the needs of the individuals we care for and their families. By caring for the whole person and their unique personality, likes and interests, we create better bonds, more stimulating communities, safer environments and better lives.

    Caring Home can offer additional qualifications on completion of your apprenticeship to further progress within the company. This is a perfect opportunity for those looking for a career path in Care.

    Daily Duties:

  • To actively promote the independence, rights and choices of the home’s residents.
  • To maintain and implement the organisations philosophy of care
  • Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse.
  • Maintain people’s equality, diversity and right’s, and assist the residents to maintain their independence
  • Maintain health, safety and security within the Home
  • All aspects of care provision for the residents within the Home
  • Enable clients to maintain and improve their mobility
  • Enable clients to eat and drink
  • Enable clients to maintain personal hygiene and appearance
  • Contribute to the moving and handling of clients to maximise physical comfort
  • Completing current and appropriate resident documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans
  • To attend and contribute to Team and General meetings
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate in conjunction with the Team Leader/ Registered Nurse/Home Manager
  • Provision of personalised and person centre care in dignified and respectful manner in accordance with Company’s Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure care follows NMC code of conduct.
  • To be responsive to changing needs of resident and to report to the person in charge
  • Personal Qualities and Skills

  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Caring
  • Friendly
  • Good communication skills
  • In order to protect both our staff and our residents, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), it is a requirement that all new employees have a Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencing with Caring Homes Group, and that they continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.

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