Spencer HouseNorthampton

Apprentice Health Care Assistant (Nights) - Avery Spencer House- Northampton

£252.00 - £400.00 - Weekly


Social Care
Start: 02 April 2022
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Why We Need You

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Why We Need You

Qube Learning are working in partnership with The Princes Trust on a new Health Care Sector project for 16-30 year olds. This project is designed to help young people into any role within the sector.

This specific position has been recognised as a opportunity that fits in with the locations and roles we currently working with.

If you are aged 16-30 years old and apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will automatically be invited onto the programme. You will receive tailored support and guidance to help you in your application. After receiving your application we will contact you to book you in for a short induction, explain more about the programme & role and how we can help you!

The successful candidate will complete the Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification lasting 15 months, maths & English Functional skills included if needed.

During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality care, ensuring residents receive care based on best practice
  • Assist residents in all their personal hygiene care ensuring optimum independence, dignity and respect of individuals at all times
  • Serve meals and beverages when required, encouraging and assisting those residents who require additional attention/support at meal service
  • Carry out care activity in accordance with the care plan for residents
  • Ability to recognise and understand clinical risk areas in residents e.g. weight loss, pressure sores, risk of falls, sign of infections and escalate any identified risks in a timely manner
  • Ensure bedroom and en-suite areas are kept clean and tidy, pleasant and comfortable by making beds, regularly changing bed linen, maintaining en-suite cleanliness
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Offering unrivalled quality and comfort, Avery operates residential, dementia and nursing homes in the UK, with a focus on the highest possible standards of living for our residents.


  • GCSE Grade C/4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent qualification)

-Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing -Demonstrate initiative and be respectful towards the residents and other people in the home -Efficient worker who can carry reasonable instructions from other team members -Have a positive attitude to enhancing care of the residents -Demonstrate a caring and compassionate approach towards the residents and families -Able to be adaptive and flexible to cover a range of responsibilities at short notice

  • Fully committed to both providing and supporting staff to deliver care with kindness to our residents. I will always go the extra mile for my residents and my team Innovative
  • Always endeavour to be creative in seeking person centred opportunities in which a residents needs can best met in accordance with their own wishes
  • Recognise the value of working collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring by actively listening I give a voice to all
  • Work openly and honestly as part of an effective team that are not afraid to admit when mistakes have been made
  • Always share good ideas and best practice and encourage team members to do the same, which in turn will support both residents and team members to feel valued and nurtured therefore enabling them to achieve their full potential
  • Fully committed to ensuring all residents, and members of staff are treated fairly, feel they belong and are supported to par


Address: Cliftonville Road, Northampton - NN1 5BU

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