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2018-02-03 Home Care Job Title: Apprentice care assistant

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 04 Jan 2018

Job Location: Leicester , Leicestershire

Company:

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Salary: £7000 per annum

Hours: Apprenticeship

Contact Name: Milan Karavadra

Job Reference: CCS 004

Description

Concept care solutions Leicester expanding its care support business.

We are providing an apprenticeship programme for ages 17+ to join our apprentice scheme programme in partnership along Leicester college. You will study one day at college and take four to five days experience to make the course  This is paid training.

What you'll do

You'll be helping people in their own homes or in day centres, residential or nursing homes; care homes or hospitals.

Your day-to-day duties may include:

  • getting to know clients and their interests and needs
  • helping with personal care like washing, using the toilet and dressing
  • food preparation, feeding and giving out medication
  • carrying out general tasks like housework, washing up, bath, cleaning, laundry and shopping
  • helping clients manage their budget, pay bills and write letters
  • supporting families to get used to new caring responsibilities
  • giving emotional and practical support to children and young people
  • working with other health and social care professionals to provide individual care and development plans
  • helping to organise leisure activities
  • going with clients to and from a residential home

 

You'll need:

  • the ability to relate to people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • skills in communicating with tact and sensitivity
  • the ability to remain calm under pressure

Skills/Qualifications:

  • English
  • GCSC
  • A level
  • graduate
  • ssc