About the apprenticeship
Principal Job Purpose
You will work with our staff to support services users and carry out personal care tasks, as specified in the care plan.
You will work to support and enhance the independence of the Service User, demonstrating respect, dignity and value.
You will remain vigilant for signs of distress or anxiety, any deterioration in physical and/or mental health and report these.
You will learn about how our services are run and contribute to making sure they go to plan and what to do if they don't.
You will share best practice with your peers to suggest ways of providing best practice support.
Attend to personal tasks, such as supporting Services Users in/out of bed, eating, drinking, dressing etc.
Support with domestic tasks such as maintaining the cleanliness of their homes, preparing meals etc.
Actively encourage Service Users, dependent on capabilities to participate in Social Activities.
Assist management to maintain good relationships with those involved as part of the care package.
Minimum age requirement of 18.
Live within Blaenau Gwent, or ability to travel independently to work locations.
Hours of Work
30 Hours, shift pattern will be over a 7 day period.
Based across Blaenau Gwent.
Apprenticeship duration is for 2 years.
Starting salary scale 2 £18,198 pro rata
This role will work across our services to help support our staff to deliver front line services which support the independence of the person, support and maintain safety in the environment, and enable people to achieve their full potential in living independently. We are looking for someone interested in a rewarding career, who can add value to other people's lives.
Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No
Health and Social Care level 2
About the employer
Yes, we are 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 dates to be agreed