Level 3 Apprentice Support Workers

Location: Mansfield
Employer: Innova House
Weekly pay: £370.60
Closing date: 30 April 2021
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Short description

Have you completed a level 2 qualification in health and social care and are now looking to expand your skills and knowledge by completing a level 3 apprenticeship? If so, then this rare opportunity could be just what you are looking for.

Full description

Innova House is a group of 4 independent living facilities plus a main residential unit, based in very close proximity to each other, just on the outskirts of Mansfield Town Centre. They provide long and short term residential care and also respite and day care to individuals who have challenging and complex behaviours, very often caused by illness or injury.

The philosophy at Innova House is to develop and promote independent living by nurturing and respecting the rights of people using the service, helping them to lead independent lifestyles.

One of your main roles will be to ensure that each service user is able to access the many nurturing and creative activities on offer, these may include making story books, music lessons, pet therapy, support in creating a cv, diet and meal planning, days out, drama, gardening and living and life skills.

This is a demanding position but you will be supported by a workplace mentor and you will also receive regular visits from a specialist from West Notts College to help you achieve your level 3, Lead Adult Care Worker standard.

You will need to be an honest, caring and compassionate person who is committed to providing the highest levels of care and be conscientious in your practice.

  • Manage your own work load and implement programmes of care in line with care plans and care needs
  • Personal care and emotional support
  • Be creative and innovative when supporting someone to realise their potential
  • Accurate recording and reporting
  • Value each person as a unique individual
  • Communicate effectively with individuals, relatives, professional visitors to the home and other staff members
  • Listen non-judgementally to people's experiences
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Promote a safe and healthy working environment
  • Identify and manage risks including moving and handling and safeguarding of vulnerable individuals

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date.

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