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Care Assistant Apprentice

B&M Care - Tara's Retreat Care Home
Hertfordshire

About the vacancy

<p>Wages will be paid at the following rates -</p><p>16-20 - £6.15, 21-25 - £7.70 and 25+ - £8.72</p><p>Duties will include</p><ul><li>To work &amp; care for residents in line with the B&amp;M Care Rose Model of Dementia Care to assist in maintaining their dignity and respect in a person centered way. </li><li>To provide the care detailed in the residents individualised care plan using a person centered approach </li><li>To ensure that the Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) device is used effectively. </li><li>Supporting residents with all aspects of personal care whilst maintaining and promoting independence and ensuring privacy and respect.</li><li>To ensure that residents are dressed appropriately and in possession of their individual aids, i.e. dentures, hearing aids, walking frames etc.</li><li>Ensure that resident’s clothes are cared for and clothing that is to be repaired or beyond repair is reported to housekeeping or a family member.</li><li>Help serve meals to residents as well as preparing and clearing the dining area.</li><li>Support and assist residents with their meals as required in a dignified and respectful manner ensuring that a pleasant and calm atmosphere is maintained. </li><li>To observe and report any physical, physiological and emotional changes to the well-being of the resident to a member of the senior team.</li><li>To identify and meet the social, emotional and cultural needs of residents and participate in the organisation for social and recreational activities.</li><li>Support residents to use the environment to its full potential including the outside environment taking into account each individuals mobility needs.</li><li>To undertake the role of the keyworker in relation to each individual care homes guidelines.</li><li>Making and serving refreshments for residents and visitors as required.</li><li>Leaving bedrooms to a presentable standard which will include bed making, tidying draws and wardrobes and emptying bins.</li><li>Assist and promote good housekeeping throughout the home.</li><li>Toilets and showers are cleaned in compliance with infection control guidelines. </li><li>Awareness of medication procedures.</li><li>To ensure that clean clothing and linen are distributed to the appropriate residents and areas. </li><li>To have a clear understanding of the B&amp;M Care Quality Management System policies and procedures. </li><li>To be able to produce legible and accurate documentation in relation to care plans and other reporting and recording of information on the Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) System. </li><li>To participate and contribute to reviews and assessments.</li><li>Assist senior staff with the admission of new residents in order to create a welcoming atmosphere and to welcome residents, relatives and friends into the home.</li><li>To attend all training sessions, supervisions and appraisals.</li><li>To attend and contribute to all handovers, and staff meetings ensuring confidentiality is maintained at all times</li></ul>

Salary (p/w)£221.40
Start date30/03/2021
Closes in 29 days
Reference: 125884
Qualifications required: 

None required, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the application process

Personal qualities: 
<p>Demonstrate empathy</p><p>Caring</p><p>Punctual</p><p>Friendly</p><p>Team Player</p>
Things to consider: 
Skills required: 
<p>•Communicate and interact effectively with both residents and staff.</p><p>•Ability to work as part of a team.</p><p>•Willingness to undertake training</p><p>•Demonstrate empathy and understanding of the needs of residents. </p><p>•Ability to work under pressure and maintain professional throughout. </p><p>•To uphold confidentiality at all times</p><p>•Ability to work as an individual</p>
Future prospects: 
<p>By successfully completing an apprenticeship, you’ll have gained the confidence and skillset needed to progress within the care &amp; hospitality sectors.</p><p>Your career progression may take several different paths depending on where you find your passions lie, these include but are not limited to: </p><p>Becoming a senior care worker, moving on to the Level 3 apprenticeship, medication training and so much more. </p>

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