Apprentice Care Worker
New Dawn Care Agency LtdHEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE - Employer's Details
Working with a well established care provider to gain lots of knowledge and skills in Adult care and working through the apprenticeship standard to gain an intermediate qualification as an Adult Care Worker. This role has many different responsibilities and you would be working with a well qualified team providing the training and support needed.
Our care team covers the hours of 7am - 2pm and 4pm - 10pm; 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. Our carers work anything from two to six hours at a time.
Full training will be provided on the different roles and responsibilities required for the role. The team is highly trained and will provide ongoing support.
You will be working in client’s home which means travelling between calls.
Tasks include: (Supported/Accompanied)
- Physical care of service users
- Social duties including talking and listening to service users
- Attending personal needs of service users
- Helping to create a warm and friendly atmosphere
- Contribute to discussions
- Attend training
- Administer medication
- Undertake work on ad-hoc basis
- Attend training (including NVQ 2 Care) and attend staff meetings
- Be aware of emergency procedures
- Care for personal belongings, tidying bedrooms, emptying commodes, washing, cleaning and laundering personal property.
New Dawn Care Agency Ltd
New Dawn Care Agency Ltd has been in operation since 2009. Founded by the late George Bowness and Kim Pilkington, to provide a range of care services, aimed at maintaining idependence, dignity and respect for people in their own homes.
Through reliable, quility services, we have become one of the most respected home/ domicilary care providers in our area. We cover Church Stretton, Craven Arms and neighbouring villages up to 6 miles from both town centres; delivering bespoke care packages at competitive rates.
As a business, New Dawn Care Agency is
Safe - we are commited to taking all resonable steps to ensure the health and safety of all staff and service users.
Caring - care is about getting to know the client, thier likes/ dislikes, engaing in their past life and experiences and using this knowledge to build a good rapport that enables the recognition of small changes so that support can be adapted.
Responsive - care needs to change over time; as carers get to know each individual and their routines, they are encouraged to report in if a review or change is required.
Effective - all of our staff recieve high levels of training and are actively encouraged to come up with ideas, especially when it comes to care plans and enhancing clients quality of life.
Well led - We pride ourselves on strong local relationships with doctors, social workers, Mayfair centre; and we participate in Registered Manager Forums, sharing best practice and learning from others.
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