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Page Updated: 06/06/2023

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St Monica Trust

Organisation: St Monica Trust
Suitable for: 16 - 18, 18 - 25

St Monica Trust are looking for 16-20 year olds who are approachable, enjoy supporting and caring for others, like a varied routine and would benefit from learning alongside working. We are hoping to recruit multiple young people into our Care Homes, we have up to 20 spaces for your young people to become Apprentice Care Assistants across 4 of our sites. We are recruiting for our 2 Bristol Care homes, Weston super Mare and Keynsham.

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More about the role

What will I be doing?

You will report to the House Lead who, with their Senior Care team, will share their knowledge & experience for you to learn about: • Delivering of day-to-day holistic care for residents and meeting their unique needs Duties include (but not exclusive to): • Personal care; assisting with mobility needs; medications (as appropriate to role); infection control; supporting residents with dementia, and end of life care; changing bed linen, sorting laundry, safe disposal of clinical waste, manage stock levels and equipment such as wheelchairs • Learn and develop an understanding of people living with dementia and other mental and physical health issues • Build strong relationships with the team and colleagues from different departments • Learn and develop understanding of food nutrition. Assist with food choices, serving drinks and assisting with eating/drinking • Accurate maintenance of records relating to care and regulatory needs • Attend and learn from handovers, team meetings and supervisions

Who is this opportunity suitable for?

For young people 16-20 year olds who are approachable, enjoy supporting and caring for others, like a varied routine and would benefit from learning alongside working. Our Offer: • First 8-10 weeks, we will be offering 3 days of training and 2 days shadowing in the care home setting. 30 hours per week. • They will be earning £10.00 per hour rising to £11.81ph • After 10 weeks Induction, they will be working 30 hours a week in one of our care homes • We will give wrap around support; from their team, line manager and the Apprentice and Work Placement Lead. • Job at the end of the 12 month Apprenticeship.

What age is this suitable for?

16 - 18, 18 - 25

Who will be there?

If you would like to arrange a meeting to gain a better understanding about the opportunity, please contact Ariana.Ahmadi@stmonicatrust.org.uk for further details.

Start date and time

Closing date: 30 Aug 2023

About the organisation

Who we are

St Monica Trust have a long-standing reputation for providing high quality care and support within our retirement villages and care homes. We have 5 Care homes across Bristol and the surrounding areas. We hope to train up the next generation of Care workers, supporting them to reach their goals and gain a Level 2 qualification in Adult Care.

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