Adult Care Worker

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Apprenticeship summary

Lyndhurst Lodge Residential Home is looking for an Level 2 Adult Care Worker to work in their small and friendly home in the market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch.  Duties include:

  • To act as a key worker for a number of service users
  • Responding to call bells promptly and professionally
  • To report and accident or unexplained injury immediately to the Senior in charge
  • To assist the service user in rehabilitation activities under the guidance and supervision of the Home Manager and Multi-Disciplinary professionals from outside organisations
  • To ensure the service users have any aids e.g. – Dentures, Hearing Aids, Spectacles etc.. fitted, cleaned and in working order
  • To assist in the cleaning of the Home as the need arises particularly dining areas after meals, and to support infection control e.g. cleaning up spills immediately.
  • Pay due respect to service user’s possessions
  • To be resourceful in the use of supplies
  • To assist in the service users personal care (dependent upon age)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Previous experience of working in a care setting.

Personal qualities

  • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Basic understanding of Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Basic understanding of Infection Control

About the employer

Lyndhurst Lodge

Lyndhurst Lodge Residential Home Ltd. is a warm, friendly and comfortable care home in Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire. Our aim is to ensure that all users retain their independence wherever possible, and that they remain positive, comfortable and dignified within the security of residential care.

Apprenticeship Framework:Adult care worker
Weekly Wage: £150.00
Working Week: 30 hours. Monday - Friday, shifts TBC
Apprenticeship duration: 15 months
Possible start date: 14-01-2019
Level: Intermediate

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