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Apprentice Care Assistant

You will gain the skills to provide a high standard of care, which includes all aspects of personal and social care. You will be supported by Registered Nurse's and Senior Care Staff. The home is purpose built and has a busy activities team.


12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 237.25
East Looe
Health & Social Care
Hillcrest House Limited

Detailed Job Description


Follow directive of Nurse in Charge

Maintain good relationships with residents, visitors & doctors

Assist in maintaining personal hygeine of residents

Be involved with medication rounds subject to training

Assist with dressing & underdressing residents

Assist with delivering meals & feeding residents

To record accurate records of the care provided for residents

To promote opportunities for residents to participate activities

Advise Nurse in charge of any accident or complaint

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • Previous qualifications not required although a basic education will be required to complete written records and undertake training

Skills required

  • The desire to work with elderly people for all backrounds
  • Must have a genuine interest in elderly care
  • Sensitivity
  • Good communication skills & Good listening skills
  • A tactful nature - The ability to keep sensitive information confidential at all times
  • A respectful approach to patients and colleagues
  • The ability and desire to take own initiative whilst recognising their limitations
  • The ability to work as part of a team

Personal Qualities

  • Kind, caring and compassionate
  • Driven to achieve the highest of standards in everything you do
  • Enthusiastic and positive in nature
  • A caring nature
  • An approachable nature
  • An open mind
  • A good sense of humour
  • Reliability

Future prospects

On completion of the 12 month apprenticeship program, depending on performance, you may be offered a full time position at Hillcrest House

Additional Information

Training provided

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Functional Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Physical job which does include intimate care. Flexibility - Hours are on shift rota basis including weekends and bank holidays

GP Strategies Training Limited - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact GP Strategies Training Limited on 0161 429 2460 or email: (Ref ID:82467)
GP Strategies Training Limited

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