Care Worker Apprenticeship @ POTTON KARE SERVICES LTD

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Recruiter
Key Training
Location
Basildon SS14 1EL
Salary
£206.25 per week
Posted
12 Apr 2021
Closes
12 May 2021
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
12-18 months

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

  • 35 hours per week, shifts will vary. Total hours per week: 35.00

Weekly wage

  • £206.50

 

Expected duration

  • 18 months

 

Vacancy description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To deliver personal care and support to Clients with a wide range of needs, illnesses and disabilities
  • To know and understand the care and support of the Client
  • To undertake the tasks detailed in the Client’s care and support plan using a person centred approach and in the least intrusive way
  • To encourage the independence and motivation of the Client and not foster dependent behaviour
  • To provide input into the care and support plans of Clients by regularly feeding back to management
  • To assist Clients getting up in the morning and going to bed at night
  • To assist Clients to wash, bathe and shower
  • To assist Clients to dress and undress
  • To assist Clients to look after their skin, teeth, hair and nails
  • To assist Clients with toileting, continence management and personal hygiene
  • To assist Clients with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment
  • To prepare food and drink for the Client, being aware of the Client’s choice, likes/dislikes, nutritional needs and cultural requirements 
  • To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan or instructed by Management
  • To use manual handling equipment safely and correctly
  • To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the Client
  • To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with Clients
  • To provide companionship to the Client, actively talking and listening to them about their interests
  • To help the Client to maintain contact with their family and friends
  • To accompany the Client on trips into the community
  • To assist the Client to manage their personal affairs
  • To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the Client, whilst respecting the Client’s choice and rights

The above mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the postholder may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required by the Line Manager within the grading level of the post and the competence of the postholder.

 

Desired skills

  • Strong ability to work constructively and collaboratively as part of a team
  • The ability to communicate and support clients
  • Familiar with GDPR 

 

Personal qualities

  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Empathetic

 

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferred but not essential.

 

Training to be provided

  • Level 2 Adult Careworker apprenticeship standard, which includes:
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

 

Description

We are an edge-of-care provision and our team of specialised Family Support Workers and Registered Social Workers are experienced in working with children of all ages. We help families with complex issues and challenges, such as learning difficulties, mental health problems, drug and alcohol abuse, and violence in the home (the toxic trail) or where a child is at risk of entering the care system.

PKS know that children thrive and are best supported within a home, when families stay together. Our support workers attempt to change the family dynamic so that the wellbeing of a child is primary and Local Authority intervention becomes unnecessary or less intrusive.

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