This is a great opportunity to gain experience and work towards a level 2 qualification.
Founded in 1993 with just one care home, Barchester Healthcare now employs over 17,000 people to care for 10,000 residents at over 200 purpose-built care homes across the UK and seven independent hospitals in England. Our care homes specialise in elderly care and our independent hospitals specialise in mental health. We continue to grow steadily with new developments planned into the future. Consistently remaining at the forefront of private healthcare in the UK, we have a solid reputation gained not only for providing award-winning care and services to thousands of residents and patients throughout the UK, but also for investment in our employees. There are many advantages of being an Apprentice at Barchester. Best of all, your employment doesn’t end when your apprenticeship finishes. We care about your career development; you will keep your job at Barchester even when your apprenticeship is completed so you can continue to gain experience whilst making choices for your future.
Possible Start Date: 14/05/2018
Programme Duration: 15 Months
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A-C in Maths and English or equivalent
Level 2 NVQ or Intermediate in Health and Social Care. Able to demonstrate specific knowledge of clinical care for the older person. Care home or caring experience.Takes accountability and learns from mistakes. Fit and healthy.
Willing to learn and undertake further training with a can-do attitude. Trustworthy and honest. Tenacious and resilient. Has a caring and professional approach to work. A team worker with an enthusiastic can-do attitude.
When your Apprenticeship is complete you will hold an NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care, you can continue within your job at Barchester and enjoy an increase in your salary. If you wish to do so, you can also continue with further training and development. We offer full training and ongoing professional development to all our staff. There is no limit to how far you can go at Barchester – many of our Senior Care Assistants move into a Care Practitioner role, the highest level of Care Assistant within Barchester. You can even move into a career in nursing. We have courses that are designed to help you make a difference to our residents’ lives, to promote your understanding of clinical issues, and to develop your own career pathway and ensure that you feel confident in all aspects of your role.
Training to be provided includes: Knowing the job you have to do, your main tasks and responsibilities. Demonstrating the right values and behaviours, maintaining the dignity of individuals. Supporting individuals to remain safe from harm (safeguarding). Championing health and wellbeing for the individuals they support and work colleagues. Working professionally.
Salary could be more dependant on age and experience.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Hart Learning and Development on 01462 424242 or
email: SBrignull@hartld.co.uk (Ref ID:79111)
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