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To care for all residents’ physical and psychological needs, their belongings and their environment. Fantastic opportunity in a local care home to gain valuable experience in the Health and Social Care Sector!


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Job Summary

Melton Mowbray
New Vacancy
Health & Social Care
Hunters Lodge

Detailed Job Description

A care assistant is required to work with all other staff to help to provide the individual care required by each resident, making sure that each one retains as much dignity and individuality as possible.

Under supervision and within limits of personal experience and knowledge, a care assistant plays a major role in creating a happy atmosphere, is involved in wide range of general caring services and duties and is expected to adopt a totally flexible approach and attitude to the challenges of these duties.

Principle duties and responsibilities: · To help residents with dressing and undressing, washing, bathing and toileting

To help residents who have limited mobility or physical disability, making proper use of the aids provided

To assist in the control of incontinence, providing comfort with dignity

To assist with application of minor dressings and pressure area care

To help and care for residents who are dying

To assist in giving mental and physical stimulation and helping residents to continue with hobbies and activities both inside and outside of the home

To make and change beds, tidy rooms and assist in cleaning duties, including the emptying and cleaning of commodes etc

To feed residents who need help, lay tables and trays, serve meals, wash up, prepare light meals and snacks, clean and tidy dining rooms and other communal areas

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Skills required

Personal Qualities

The right candidate will be confident and have a passion for care. You will be empathetic and have a caring nature.

Future prospects

Hunters Lodge will take the right candidate on as a permanent member of staff once the apprenticeship has been achieved.

Additional Information

Training provided

Full training on the job will be provided.

You will undertake a Level 2 in Adult Care.

The apprentice salary is £4.00 per hour, in addition to your basic rate of pay Hunters Lodge operate a bonus system and offer an additional £0.40 per hour attendance bonus, if there is no sickness and individuals come to work on time during the full rota. They also pay an enhancement of £0.75 per hour for weekends and on any statutory bank holidays you are paid double your basic hour rate therefore £8.00 per hour.

Mercia College - Learning Provider

Mercia College offer apprenticeships and traineeships across a range of various sectors. We are here to help you start your apprenticeship journey and they will support you every step of the way.

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Mercia College on 01332 332727 or email: (Ref ID:81306)
Mercia College

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