Adult Care Assistant Apprenticeship

About Them:

Founded in 2005, Archangel Enterprises Ltd began with a single, locally based residential unit for adults with learning disabilities. It has subsequently grown year on year and now holds three residential units across Stoke on Trent, Cannock and Nottingham, has supported living accommodation in Cheshire and Domiciliary Care Agencies in Cheshire, Staffordshire, Birmingham & Nottinghamshire.

Job Description:

  • Personal care needs such as: dressing, toileting, showering and helping them into bed.
  • Preparation of meals and snacks.
  • Support with medication in line with Company policy and procedure.
  • Domestic and household services such as: washing, drying, vacuuming, ironing, cooking, laundry, changing bedding and other general cleaning duties.
  • Use of equipment such as: walking frames, wheelchairs, hearing aids, hoist.
  • Recording/reporting thing you do in each home such as: any medicine you have given an individual, any incidents that have occurred, any fault equipment, any safeguarding matters, how long you have been in the home (clock in/out).
  • Supporting clients with their; Physical, emotional, social, cultural and spiritual needs, offering a holistic approach to care.

Skills Required:

  • Respect for the client and their families and homes
  • A friendly approach and the ability to put clients at ease, whatever their physical or social needs
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure
  • The ability to think quickly and solve problems as they arrive
  • A good knowledge of basic health care and hygiene standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A commitment to the job, the client and their families

A driving licence is not necessary but you will need to walk or cycle to each call in the local area.

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