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Adult Care Apprentice

Orchard House Day Care
Pay: £9,780.00
Location: Yorkshire Scarborough United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Nov 2021
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor
Job reference: E04601018
2021-09-08 2021-10-25

Job Description

Orchard House has an opportunity for a motivated and caring person to join our team as an apprentice in health and social care. The position is for 30 hours per week, which includes 6 hours of study time to enable you to work towards a level 2 in Adult Care. The hours of work will include some evenings and weekends. 

Duties include:

  • To include supporting day care visitors and residents in the home with personal care needs, at mealtimes and during activity sessions.

  • Some light housework

  • Record keeping

  • Assisting Activities Staff with the daily activities programme to give residents physical and mental stimulation

  • Welcoming new residents into the home by ensuring they are aware of their new surroundings

Personal Qualities :

  • Need to have a sensitive caring approach to those with disabilities

  • Reliable and responsible with a mature approach to work

Skills Required :

  • Must have good communication skills, especially in written and spoken English

  • An ability to promote activities with residents such as art, music, baking etc.

  • To be able to work under supervision and follow out delegated responsibilities efficiently

  • Will require IT skills for record-keeping purposes

  • Good interpersonal skills, will need to liaise with other members of the team and all the people we support

Future Prospects :

Opportunity for a full-time position upon completion of the apprenticeship.

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