Apprenticeship Care and Support Worker

Location
NG16 3HS, Nottingham
Salary
Age related minimum wage
Posted
01 Jun 2018
Closes
28 Jun 2018
Ref
225466530
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Nottinghamshire County Council (Logo)

Apprenticeship Care and Support Worker

Age related minimum wage

Location: Church Street Care Home, 84 Church Street, Eastwood, Notts, NG16 3HS

This post has been identified as being suitable for Nottinghamshire County Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme.

In order to apply for this post you must be willing to undertake training against an appropriate Apprenticeship Standard that will be delivered by an approved training provider.

Apprenticeships are open to all ages and abilities and are designed to encourage people who may not have the necessary experience or qualifications to access employment.

Successful applicants who do not hold the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care will be required to undertake Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship as part of this employment. This Apprenticeship will be fully supported by NCC and you will undertake all training and assessment during your contracted hours.

We are looking for an individual with the aim of offering and providing the highest quality of care and support to people who have learning disabilities, to live within their community, for as long as they want or need such support. You must be able to work a variety of shifts.

You must be available to work over a 7 day period, to include evening, waking nights, sleep-in, weekend and bank holiday working patterns.

Providing personal care and support where appropriate, promote independence where possible and contribute to the individual care and support plans of residents are all essential requirements of the post.

You must be able to participate in a team working environment and perform a variety of household tasks, such as cooking and cleaning. You must be able to enhance the variety of ways in which to communicate to the people that live at the home.

You must be able to be sensitive to the confidential nature of the work and have an awareness and understanding equality and diversity.

Refer to job description and person specification for further details.

No previous experience and/ or qualifications required.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Closing date: 28 June 2018

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.  A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Equality in Services and Employment

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