Apprentice Adult Carer Worker

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
£276.00 per week
08 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

You would be responsible for meeting the support requirements of our clients, in a way that respects the individual and promotes their independence. You would be expected to travel to the client’s home and assist them with daily tasks as agreed between the client and Caremark. The type of support that you would be providing is no different to what would reasonably be given by a member of the person’s family. For instance, you may be providing help with bathing and dressing or domestic support.

Principal Responsibilities

Your role would include helping clients with tasks such as:  

  • Help with washing and dressing
  • Shopping and meal preparation
  • Assisting with and administering medication
  • Support with daily routines
  • Respite services
  • Socialising and leisure activities
  • Helping clients access the community 

In addition we offer the following benefits:

  • A choice of permanent hour contracts 
  • Working within a defined area, therefore reducing your travel time
  • Mileage
  • Full support for additional mileage claims to HMRC for tax relief
  • Full training (including the NEW CARE CERTIFICATE)
  • Paid holiday, paid supervisions, paid meetings, paid ongoing training BUPA Health and Wellbeing Cover (optional)
  • Pension scheme
  • Free uniform
  • Opportunities to further your career within our friendly company
  • DBS payment refunded after 3 months continuous employment 

What we look for:

It’s important to us that all Caremark Care Workers have the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated, well organised and reliable
  • Caring and sensitive
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Committed to maintaining our high standards of care
  • Able to work in a team 
  • Diligent and hard working
  • Able to be a good communicator  

Personal qualities  

Caring, Compassionate, Flexible, Initiative, Reliable  

Desired qualifications  

GCSE English or equivalent GCSE maths or equivalent  

Future prospects  

We want to encourage your commitment to us as a care provider and we would look to continue your employment with us once you have completed the apprenticeship.

Things to consider  

You will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.  You will need to be able to provide your own transport to get around.

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