Care Assistant Apprentice Intermediate

Care UK Residential
01 Sep 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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Job Summary

To provide high quality care to all residents in a safe manner.

Key Responsibilities

Deliver high quality personal care following the care plan and individual resident wishes to ensure the comfort and dignity of each resident

Adhere to the local Safeguarding policy, incorporating the Duty of Candour requirements

Deliver duty of care that it is of high quality and maintains the dignity and well-being of residents

Understand the importance of privacy, dignity, choice and consent and uphold these basic rights at all times

Contribute to the individualised person centred care planning process of each resident and recording appropriate interactions and observations

Complete all regulatory and statutory training requirements and comply with all company policy and procedures whilst at work

Carry out responsibilities for residents ensuring that residents receive one-to-one quality time when on duty, In consultation with the residents/families offer support to maintain the resident’s room, clothing and property in order

Establish professional working relationships with the residents as well as their families and friends, to provide a safe and reassuring environment

Work collaboratively within the team to promote a healthy, professional and friendly atmosphere for all residents as well as their families and friends

Support new residents and their families and friends in orientation of the home environment

Maintain communication and working relationships with healthcare professionals in the home

Be professional, courteous and transparent in your communication

Assist and actively encourage the social care and the well-being of residents

Escort residents out of the home when required for appointments etc. following completion of a risk assessment by the registered nurse

Attend opportunities for personal training and development to meet Care UK and the apprenticeship programme requirements

Commit to and complete the requirements of the apprenticeship

Complete any other reasonable task requested by the Clinical Lead or Home Manager which is within your competence

Working conditions

Bank holiday and weekend working

Shift work; to include age appropriate shift patterns as per policy

This is physically demanding; complete risk assessments as appropriate per job role and age appropriate risk assessments

Person Specification


Education, training and qualifications


Willingness to undertake training

Personal attributes

Team worker


Enthusiastic manner

Trustworthy and honest

Can-do attitude

Strong communicator

Personally committed

Learns from mistakes

Tenacious and resilient

Takes accountability


Skills and abilities

Caring approach

Good verbal skills

Willingness to learn and develop self

Other special requirements

Fit and healthy

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