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Lead Adult Care Apprenticeship - Level 3, Flexi Care & Support Ltd, Cudworth, Barnsley

Employer
Flexi Care and Support Ltd
Location
Snydale Road, Barnsley, S72 8RP
Salary
£460.00 per week
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
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Duties will include:

Quality:
  • Ensure that the people who use our service have any personal needs or requirements met; through providing clear direction and guidance to support staff
  • To support people who use our service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose
  • Maintains professional relationships whilst developing a good rapport with the people who use our service, their family, colleagues, visitors and other stakeholders
  • Through own professional behaviour, including adhering to policies and procedures, contributes to the maintenance of safety, security and confidentiality standards
  • Supporting the individual through a detailed assessment process to plan goals and personal outcomes and ensure that these are comprehensively documented and reviewed

Innovation:
  • The role holder should have a flexible and innovative approach to their work and be able to facilitate and support service users in decision making, promoting choice and involvement

Knowledge & Skills:
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Skills in objective setting, time management and work prioritisation
  • To work flexibly to meet service needs
  • Use of IT equipment and applications

Experience:
  • Supporting adults and/or children with disabilities providing personal care and physical support

Responsibility:
  • Completion of outcome focussed support plans and risk assessments which focus on maximising the person independence
  • To frequently attend service users' homes to ensure that support and service plans are being delivered in line with service user preferences, wishes & values, and the support plans are adhered to
  • Arrange and complete service user care package reviews, to include incidents, health and well-being
  • To liaise and establish effective working relationships with staff internal and external, partners and other professionals
  • Support in the preparation for the Care Quality Commission Inspection which demonstrates compliance with the regulations and standards

Budgets & equipment:
  • Responsible for the correct handling of service user finances and administration of medication in accordance with policy and procedure where applicable and as required
  • Collective responsibility for the care and security of equipment and consumables in the persons' home

Information:
  • Responsibility for the accuracy, security, and confidentiality of service user records

Communication & Interaction:
  • Communication and personal interaction are key features of this role and may include the provision of support to people who use challenging behaviour as a way to communicate their needs and frustrations or whouse alternative communication methods such as pictures and signing systems
  • This role also requires participation in and promotion of a team approach at all times, with positive and constructive working relationships for the benefit of the service user.
  • Respond effectively to enquiries and to informal customer complaints and compliments and support the resolution of formal complaints in line with Company policy

Working environment:
  • The problems faced by many service users may present challenging situations, which may increase the physical, sensory, and emotional demands of the role
  • Complete regular workplace inspections and quality audits.

Special Features:
  • The role holder will be expected to undergo certified training and refresher courses in a range of areas' including Adult and Children's safeguarding, Positive Behaviour Management, first aid, fire prevention and Health & Safety at Work, in addition to other specialist training related to the nature of the service
  • To support the out of hours on-call function on a rostered basis

Apprentices must show commitment to the following:
  • To achieve apprenticeship framework (Functional Skills, NVQ and Technical Certificate) within the specified time frame
  • Attend the apprenticeship induction programme
  • Attend all of the training sessions for the programme whenever necessary
  • Undertake any other required development work as part of the apprenticeship programme as requested
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by senior staff
  • Apprenticeships start throughout the year and are open to any age of candidate
  • It is important that qualifications are listed on your application no matter what the grade, as your application is sifted and sent to the employer based on meeting the Employer's Vacancy Criteria
  • Please log into NAS (National Apprenticeship Service) on a regular basis and look at the "Read Feedback" section against each individual application


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Skills in objective setting, time management and work prioritisation
  • To work flexibly to meet service needs
  • Use of IT equipment and applications


Personal qualities

  • Supporting adults and/or children with disabilities providing personal care and physical support


Desired qualifications

  • Due to having to travel to service users homes you Must have a full driving license
  • Must be18+ due to the nature of the role
  • Desired, Level 2 qualificationin the subject area
  • Maths and EnglishGCSE C/4 (or above),functional skills or willingness to work towards
  • Must have experience in health care


Future prospects

  • The apprenticeship will lead to a permanent contract


Things to consider

Please ensure you have the following ready if you get through to the interview stage:
  • Photographic proof of ID
  • Qualification certificates
  • National Insurance Number
  • Updated CV

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  • Please ensure travel to this employer's location is realistic and something you could commit to.
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