We are looking for the next generation of Care Assistant Apprentices who want career development with a progressive employer in the care sector. If you’re aged between 19-24 this could be the start of an exciting career for you. This Apprenticeship opportunity is available to those who successfully complete a pre-apprenticeship programme. This programme will include:
– A pre-enrolment programme
– A work placement with Qualia Care
– Occupational training, where appropriate
– English, Maths and essential Digital Skills training is required
Purpose of Role
To work as part of a team to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the Home, whilst ensuring a safe, comfortable environment at all times. To work as part of a team to maintain a high standard of cleanliness of linen, towels and Resident’s personal clothing, and to ensure an adequate supply of these items at all times.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
Make and change beds and ensure that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty to ensure a homely environment for the resident
Use appropriate protective clothing when dealing with soiled / infected linen
Empty waste bins and wipe out, Vacuum throughout, Shake out cushions
Clean dining rooms / lounges / lavatories, Clean taps and sinks, Clean soap dispensers
Spot clean all floorings,
Polish all mirrors, Clean all pipework in lavatories
Dust handrails and radiators
Move all mobile furniture (including beds and chairs) and vacuum and dust beneath / behind.
Wash out metal wastepaper bins, Dust and polish furniture and windowsills
Undertake deep cleaning of the home as requested
At all times remain person focused and family aware to ensure that individual likes, needs and wants are met
Answer the door and telephone appropriately, respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly to ensure a high standard of customer care.
Ensure the home’s resources are used appropriately to minimise waste and reduce risk
Participate in Staff and Resident/family meetings as required and contribute ideas for the home.
Keep all written records as in accordance with regulations
Human Resources and Training:
Remain flexible in shift/working patterns to meet the needs of the home
Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required.
Achieve relevant S/NVQ/Diploma qualifications
Health & Safety;
Report immediately to the Registered Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a resident, colleague, self or another and complete recordings and notifications as per legal requirements.
Report to the Home Manager, or the maintenance person, any faulty appliances, damaged furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.
Promote safe working practice in the home
Promote a positive personal / professional profile within the local community, ensuring the good reputation of the home at all times.
Ensure high standards of personal appearance and cleanliness of self at all times
Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
Ensure the security of the home is maintained at all times
Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.
Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship
Salary: £4.15 per hour
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday