Apprentice Healthcare Assistant (Level 2/Intermediate)

Location
Tonbridge, Kent
Salary
£3.70 per hour
Posted
12 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Ref
KT&A1909
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description

Rusthall Lodge is an independent single site home governed by a board of trustees, we are a not for profit home with charitable status. Rusthall Lodge is a 69 bedded home providing elderly care for residents who need a range of support

Description of Vacancy

Delivering all aspects of personal care assisting with meals and fluids, changing and making beds whilst maintaining a tidy and homely environment for the residents.
Maintain the dignity and privacy of the residents.
Record and update daily charts and care plans. Undertake mandatory training.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain dignity and privacy of residents
  • Deliver personal care to residents by washing, dressing, assisting with meals and drinks, assisting residents to mobilise using relevant aids.
  • Changing and making beds, disposing of soiled linen correctly, changing pads, assisting with bed pans and commodes.
  • Observe and report any changes in the residents’ conditions.
  • Complete and update daily care notes and charts.
  • Adhere to the homes policies and procedures.

Wage

£3.70 per hr.

Hours

Late shift: 14:00- 20:00
Long day: 08:00 – 20:00

20 mins paid break on 6hr shift
50mins paid break on 12hr shift

Skills Required

  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Be able to work as a team member as well as individually by using their own intuitive.
  • Have an understanding and degree of empathy with the possible needs of older people.

Personal Qualities

  • Caring nature
  • Honest
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

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.

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