Apprentice Carer, Mansfield

Location: Mansfield
Employer: VARS Care Limited
Weekly pay: £150
Closing date: 30 September 2020
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Short description

Due to the successful completion of their current apprentice an opportunity has arisen within a small, homely care home just on the outskirts of Mansfield Town Centre.

Full description

The Appointment

Fernleaf Care Home has an excellent record when it comes to developing apprentices, their most recent has now completed their learning and has been given a full time contract and previous apprentices are now senior carers within the home.

The manager prides himself on offering great learning opportunities to apprentices to increase skills and confidence and you will be warmly welcomed as part of the team.

The home is consistently rated as good in all areas by The Care Quality Provision and is also one of the few homes within Nottinghamshire which has achieved the coveted Care Mark for Dementia Care.

The home has facilities to care for a maximum of 21 residents and has achieved its excellent reputation by ensuring residents are treated with kindness, respect and compassion and are given not only physical but also emotional support. The residents are looked after in a friendly and homely environment, the home is in an old building and reflects the décor that residents feel comfortable and ‘at home' with.

You will be supported by both the home owner and the registered manager as well as the wider team to ensure you are trained to a high level, you will also undertake a Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship.

The Post

The successful applicant for this post must be a people person, willing to go the extra mile to ensure that the residents are safe and cared for to the highest levels.

You will need a good attitude, attention to detail and a willingness to work as part of a team.

  • To assist residents in rising from bed, washing, dressing, bathing and general personal hygiene
  • To assist residents in toileting needs
  • To assist residents in meal times and snacks and drinks throughout the day
  • To help residents in day to day living and activities
  • To help assist residents to live freely and independently and to maintain dignity and respect
  • To report to Senior staff and Manager any concerns with the residents or the environment of the home
  • To record in residents daily charts and records
  • To help keep the homes environment clean and tidy and free from infection
  • To attended staff meetings and training set up by the home.
  • To apply and follow all the homes code of conduct, policies and procedures.

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