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Apprentice Care Practitioner

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Cariad Care Homes Ltd Bodawen Nursing Home Porthmadog LL49 9PR
Salary
National minimum wage
Closing date
31 Oct 2021

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

To be part of the care team, whose aims are to ensure that residents nursing, personal and psychological needs are met daily.
To help promote as much personal and physical independence and choice as possible, in the activities of daily living undertaken by the residents within the nursing home.
To help maintain a stimulating and attractive environment for the residents.
To change beds, tidy resident's clothes and rooms and ensure all areas are kept tidy.
To help in the serving of meals and drinks, feeding those residents who are unable to feed themselves and ensuring that each resident receives meals or diet that he/she has requested and is suitable for his/her care needs.
Ensure all documentation is completed, e.g., daily report, turning charts, meal charts, fluid balance sheets.

Additional information

The duties of this position may change from time to time and incumbents may be required to undertake other additional duties which are consistent with the overall role.
Incumbent will be subject to regular supervisions and annual appraisals.

Requirements

Skills

Must speak good Welsh/English and be able to communicate well.
Enthusiastic and a good team player
Enjoy helping and caring for people.
Able to work unsupervised.
Must have clean police record.

Qualifications

None

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Qualification:
Health And Social Care

About the employer

Cariad Care Homes Ltd Bodawen Nursing Home

Porthmadog
LL49 9PR

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Interviews will be held at the place of work

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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