Live-in Care Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship - Bromley at Bluebird Care

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Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Location:
Bromley
Salary:
£30,000+
Deadline:
27th October 2021
Role May Involve:
Health & Social Care Services

Overall Rating

Live-in Care Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship - Bromley

Duties will include:

  • To assist in the direct care provision of all aspects of individual residents assessed needs, this may include: Assisting in washing, dressing and undressing, maintaining privacy and dignity at all times and allowing choice in line with the individuals’ capacity to choose and the written plan of care
  • Assisting individual residents with their assessed toileting needs, including continence promotion
  • Changing beds (unless domestic staff do), tidying residents’ rooms and do light cleaning (e.g. bedside tables, en-suite toilets)
  • To empty commodes, where appropriate. Assisting individual residents with assessed problems with their mobility, including those using mobility aids, where appropriate
  • Helping in the serving of meals and drinks, assisting those residents who are unable to feed themselves and ensuring that each resident receives the meal or diet that he/she has requested and is suitable for his/her needs
  • To convey relevant information about the residents to the senior staff in charge, in order that the individual plan of care may be regularly updated and appropriate care given, paying particular attention to any changes observed in the residents physical or psychological condition
  • Reporting immediately to the senior staff in charge, any accident or untoward incident, which may occur to a resident, a member of staff or visitor
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times regarding resident’s particulars
  • Assisting in social care with the residents. Helping to maintain a safe environment for, residents, staff and visitors, through awareness and compliance of health and safety policies and by attending all mandatory training arranged

Training to be provided

Intermediate Adult care worker Standard.

You will undergo Care training including Care certificate, Care Diploma (NVQ) and apprenticeship training in adult Care. You will be trained on all aspects of individual residents assessed needs, this may include: Assisting in washing, dressing and undressing, maintaining privacy and dignity at all times and allowing choice in line with the individuals’ capacity to choose and the written plan of care. You will be also be trained in medication and manual handling techniques etc.

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills and ability to work on your own initiative
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Clear and comprehensive oral and written skills-good record keeping and report writing skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain close and effective working relationships with others

Personal qualities

  • Well-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Calm, adaptable and flexible approach
  • Presentable appearance
  • Sense of humour
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • A desire to do things better
  • Reliable and conscientious
  • Caring nature

Desired qualifications

No qualifications or skills required; attitude is everything. Must personable, eager to learn, and 100% committed to improving the lives of vulnerable adults.

Future prospects

Senior carer, Care Supervisor, Care Coordinator, Registered Manager.

Things to consider

Your weekly wage include allowance as a live-in carer. You will get free feeding as accommodation during your shift as well.

About Bluebird Care

Bluebird Care started as a small family business in 2004 and today we are proud to be one of the largest providers of homecare services in the UK. In less than eight years the company  have grown from one business to 200 delivering 20,000 customer visits every day. 

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