Dementia Team Lead Adult Care Apprentice

Your Healthcare Community Interest Company
22, Hollyfield Road, Surbiton, KT5 9AL
£379.55 per week
29 Mar 2021
06 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Your Role at Your Healthcare The Community Dementia Service is a nurse led service for people with dementia and their families/carers that enables the person to maintain their independence and a live better for longer and is in keeping with the requirements of:
  • NHS England Transformation Framework -The Well Pathway for Dementia (2016)
  • World Health Organisation -Global Action Plan on the Public Health Response to Dementia 2017 -2025

The Dementia Service works in partnership with the integrated health and social care teams and GP Practices in the Royal Borough of Kingston.

Successful candidate will carry out a range of duties under the direction of the Specialist Nurse Practitioner for Dementia and in accordance with related policies, procedures and guidelines. You will play an active role in reducing risks around developing dementia through health promotion.

You must be able to work independently without direct supervision, to ensure that the person with dementia and family/carer has access to research and evidence-based information and activity in their own homes or other care setting.

Personal qualities:
  • Being sensitive and empathetic -nurturing skills
  • A positive attitude to work
  • Pride in their work
  • Able to handle challenging situations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Good knowledge of IT software to include Word and Excel
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • A self starter who is keen to learn
  • The ability to work as part of a team in a professional environment

Desired qualifications

Applicants need to hold Level 2 Adult Care Worker Qualification or equivalent.

4 x GCSE A*-D/9-3 including maths and English or equivalent or relevant work experience and required initial assessment results.

Future prospects

Upon completion the apprentice will be encouraged to further progress their career within the organisation.

Things to consider

This post is subject to a background criminal record check.

Candidates are required to have an enhanced DBS and provide the result prior to starting.

Attendance to college once a week on day release toward the achievement of the Adult Care Worker Standard apprenticeship qualifications.

Drivers preferred but not required.

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