- Make a real difference to people’s lives and help older people feel valued and respected.
- Undertake a comprehensive development programme, including qualifications in Health and Social Care which will equip you to progress a career in the care sector.
- Work in a care home helping older people with physical and personal care.
- Help with residents social and recreational activities.
- After training, administer medication.
- Complete health related records.
- Possess good people and communication skills.
- Able to use feedback and learn from experience.
- Able to work as part of a team.
- Physically able to carry out work involving moving and handling.
- Caring and compassionate.
- Committed to learning and want to develop your potential.
- Respectful of people’s rights.
- Hardworking, reliable and trustworthy.
- Good at problem solving, optimistic and outgoing.
This is a full time job and you will be working alternate weekends. You must be able to work both early shifts (usually starting at 7.30am) and late shifts (usually finishing at 9.30pm).
You will be working with people who have dementia and /or are physically frail.
As an apprentice, you will complete the care certificate and are offered the Level 2 Dementia Awareness as part of the programme.
On successful completion, you will become a Qualified Care Worker.