Apprentice Healthcare Assistant

Location
Cranbrook, Kent
Salary
£4.85 per hour
Posted
04 Feb 2019
Closes
04 Mar 2019
Ref
KT&A2138
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description

Jasmine Care South East Ltd is a domiciliary care agency operating across Kent providing companionship and personal care to Service Users in their own homes.

 

Description of Vacancy

Providing individual care for Service Users in their own home. You will provide person-centred care supporting and enabling Service Users to complete a range of social, physical and personal care needs.

 

Responsibilities

Maintain clear written records in the Care Plan; monitoring the Service Users day-to-day wellbeing and recording the details of your visit to each Service User

Assist Service Users with personal care including; washing, dressing / undressing, dental, hair care and toileting whilst helping them to remain as independent as possible

Assisting with treatment / medication as prescribed by the GP and District Nurses

Prepare and serve meals and drinks

Assist with domestic needs which might include domestic work, shopping, collecting pensions and possibly correspondence

Escort the Service User to hospital / doctor appointments if required

Record any concerns or changes to the Service User in their Care Plan and report this to the office

 

Wage

£4.85 per hour

(mileage for drivers extra)

 

Hours

5 days per week minimum inc. 1 weekend in 4

16 hours +/week

Shifts 7am – 2pm and/or 4pm – 9pm

 

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

Clean full driving licence.

 

Skills Required

Good communication skills

Positive approach to problem solving

Practical

Previous caring experience (preferable but not essential as full training given)

Full clean driving licence essential

 

Personal Qualities

Kind, patient and friendly with a helpful disposition

Sensitive to individual needs

Capable of dealing with bodily fluids

 

Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

 

Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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