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Government jobs, apprenticeship

Government jobs, apprenticeship

Care Assistant Apprenticeship

Salary: Competitve

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Job Type: Student job

Contract Type: Contract

The job

Summary of the job role

This position will involve the following duties and responsibilities: Key Tasks: Report both verbally and in writing on service users general condition and wellbeing Maintain a clean and safe environment for the service users and staff Assist in maintaining records and care plans on each shift Make beds and generally help with maintaining a clean and tidy environment Assist in the collection of specimens and samples Act as chaperon for staff as may be required Assist service users in maintaining their personal hygiene, dressing and going to bed Report accidents and incidents to the person in charge or senior member of staff on duty Care of Service users: Assist in the care of all service users Promote independence and dignity of service users Assist in enabling service users to live their chosen lifestyle Talk and listen to service users Participate in social activities directed at benefiting service users' quality of life Report complaints directly to the person in charge as soon as they are made Other Duties: Maintain confidential information at all times Work within the policies, procedures and guidelines of the Homes' Quality Management System You must always be willing to agree on personal development targets and do your best to meet all your targets within the set deadlines Requirements and prospects Desired skills Be prepared to undertake relevant training as required and work towards completion of NVQ Level 2 as a minimum requirement Experience in previous care position (desirable) and a willingness to learn Experience/Knowledge of Dementia (desirable) Personal qualities Accessible, approachable and respectful to residents, other staff and visitors at all times Basic numeric and literacy skills Good communication skills Friendly and helpful Able to manage time and tasks effectively Reliable, honest and punctual Interested, motivated and committed Smart/well presented Desired qualifications GCSE maths and English (C or above/4 or above)/equivalent. Future prospects Possibility of moving onto Level 3 upon completion. Things to consider All applicants are advised to check the location of the setting and to make sure they are able to get there on a daily basis.

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