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Apprentice Care Assistant

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  • Employer:
    Central & Cecil Housing Trust
  • Working Week:
    To be confirmed with Manager, shift basis
  • Total Hours Per Week:
  • Apprenticeship Duration:
    18 Months
  • Possible Start Date:
  • Date Posted:
  • Positions:
    6 available

Apprenticeship Summary

About the Company

C&C is a forward-thinking and innovative charitable provider of Housing, Care, and bespoke services exclusively for older people in London.

C&C specialises in providing quality services to general needs tenants, owning and managing properties across London. We have 90 years’ experience of retirement home design and living in London. We are very proud of the ‘family’ feel of our homes and our innovative strategies for supporting residents.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn whilst you work and join a family of caring colleagues who love what they do and are always providing the highest levels of care to older people living with dementia.

As Apprentice Care Assistant with C&C, some of your duties will include:           

  • To support residents with their physical care and personal hygiene needs, ensuring that their independence is preserved and developed as far as possible, in    accordance with affording appropriate levels of privacy and dignity.
  • To contribute to effective communication with residents, their relatives, friends, professional helpers and other members of staff, ensuring the continuity of quality and safety in the provision of personal care services.
  • To encourage residents to maintain maximum independence, taking into account their physical and emotional condition and to stimulate their participation in the running of the service.
  • To carry out the role of key worker for several residents.
  • To handover and report any incidents which may have relevance to the residents’ individual plans.
  • To become familiar with any changes in the residents’ condition or situation within the Care Home at the beginning of each shift.
  • To escort and assist residents, as required, in and around the Care Home.
  • To escort residents to obtain services including recreational, educational and leisure facilities in the community where appropriate.
  • To assist with the provision of food and general housekeeping in accordance with the requirements of the service.
  • To help residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities and to assist in the use of care aids and personal equipment.
  • To comply with all health and safety policies and procedures.
  • To participate in supervision, appraisals, staff meetings and training activities as required.
  • To travel to Central Office or other locations for the purpose of meetings or learning and development activities.
  • To be responsible for maintaining and improving own knowledge and skills through experience and training.
  • To undertake additional responsibilities as requested by management following the successful completion of specific training and personal skills development.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested.

Requirements and Prospects

GCSE Maths and English grades A to C or the equivalent (Functional Skills)

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