Home Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2

  • ICare Group
  • Blackpool
  • £6.40 per hour

I Care Groups Mission Statement is: To be the best provider of community services to our service users in our chosen markets and to make all our service users and employees feel valued and appreciated. Our clients are individuals, and they all deserve to be treated as such. This will require you to be a good listener and communicator, have empathy towards others, and be respectful and observant.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    247242
  • Wages
    £6.40 p/h
  • Hours
    36.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    01/03/2024
  • Start Date
    06/05/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    12 Months

  • Location
    Blackpool
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Health & Social Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Adult care worker (ST0005)
  • Employer
    ICare Group

Description

We know ICare is a thriving and fun place to work when you feel free to be authentic yourself; so we strive to do things better for our people; whether it’s getting the most out of your personal and professional aspirations, opportunity to build a long lasting career in our organisation, to have genuine belonging and wellbeing, or to have a sense of purpose that brings enjoyment and fulfilment to your everyday work.

A day in the life of a Care Worker

Our clients are individuals, and they all deserve to be treated as such. This will require you to be a good listener and communicator, have empathy towards others, and be respectful and observant.

- Provide personal care and support to individuals in their own homes

- Assist with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and grooming

- Help with meal preparation and feeding

- Administer medication as directed by healthcare professionals

- Assist with mobility and transfers

- Perform light housekeeping tasks

- Friendly, positive, and supporting attitude

- Passion for helping those in need and wanting to make a real difference

- Dedication in putting other people’s needs first and going the extra mile

- Ability to work alone and as part of a team

- Willingness to work flexibly and reliably

- Ability to work independently and follow care plans

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Compassionate and patient demeanour

- Ability to handle confidential information with sensitivity

- Willing to go through necessary background checks.

Must haves

- Friendly, positive, and supporting attitude

- Passion for helping those in need and wanting to make a real difference

- Dedication in putting other people’s needs first and going the extra mile

- Ability to work alone and as part of a team

- Willingness to work flexibly and reliably

- Ability to work independently and follow care plans

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Compassionate and patient demeanour

- Ability to handle confidential information with sensitivity

- Provide companionship and emotional support- Administrative duties including record keeping

If you are passionate about helping others and making a difference in people's lives, we would love to hear from you. Join our team of dedicated care workers and contribute to the well-being of individuals in need.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Blackpool and the Fylde College on 01253 504343 (Ref ID: 247242)

Company website : https://icaregroup.co.uk/

  • Effective team player


Level 2 a minimum of English and maths grades A*- D (9-5) (or equivalent) are desirable or willingness to complete Functional Skills Level 1/2

STANDARD & LEVEL

The successful candidate will work towards completing the Level 2 or Level 3 Adult Care Worker Standard from the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education. Delivered by Blackpool and The Fylde College offering expert tuition and exceptional facilities.

Personalised programme

Your B&FC apprenticeship is made up of several different elements and each one reflects your individual abilities and career goals. Our expert tutors and assessors have relevant industry experience and will support you to achieve all your goals.

Off-the-job training

Developing your skills at work is called on-the-job training, 20% of your apprenticeship (equal to one full day a week) will be ‘off-the-job’. This might include attending College, tackling projects, online learning, coaching, shadowing, or training for your job.

Stacks of support

Assessment mostly takes place in the workplace. When you start, you will be allocated a skills coach, who will visit you at least once a month to guide and support you and help you to plan for your future. We will also provide you with specialist support for your English and maths and for any additional needs that you make us aware of.

  • Reliable and trustworthy with a commitment to working flexibly and extended hours if necessary
  • At ease dealing with elderly and vulnerable adults staff with a warm, approachable and friendly manner


Further supported qualifications and training.

Ability to explore and learn other areas of the business.

Multiple career path opportunities.

Able to work at least one evening or one shift at weekends, perhaps on rota if necessary.

Available to work Bank Holidays, and Christmas and/or New Year periods. Enhanced DBS clearance.

30 hours per week + 6 hours off the job training

Days will be on a rota/shift pattern

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