Kickstart - Care services assistance care role

Job details
Posting date: 23 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 09 December 2021
Location: Merseyside, CH440EE
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000320720

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Cambrian Supported Living LIMITED

New role providing an introduction to care roles for those that want to work in a care setting. Resident focused roles in the community (residential care / home care / 1:1 support), activities of daily living, person - centred care planning, basic health checks. Role of the MDT / Care team.

Preferable but not essential: Admin experience, good communication skills, organisational skills, proactive approach.

flexible and able to work between the core practice hours of 7am to 8pm. You may be required to work weekends to help with the administration of the COVID 19 vaccination


Day 1 to 2 PMA induction Welcome and introductions. Meet PMA Tutor. Outline of work experience and training support. Expectations (punctuality, dress code, conduct, etc.), hours, set up Teams and e-learning portfolio, employer induction Meet colleagues, uniform, expectations (arrival time, conduct, breaks etc.), payroll, uniform, ID, H&S, infection control and Covid (hand washing and PPE).
Week 1 – 3 Dress code, Time keeping, Respect, Interaction with colleagues/positive communication, Learning styles, Communication skills, confidentiality, data protection/GDPR, Work awareness – NHS/Private sector/public sector/third sector. Employer/employee responsibilities. Customer expectations. Where does income come from? Safe working practices, contracts, legislation
Week 4 Identify job roles and responsibilities, key policies and procedures and a review
Week 5 – 7 Equality/diversity/inclusion/discrimination (link to Skills for care Care certificate resources and workbooks) H&S/risk assessment (link to Skills for care Care certificate resources and workbooks) Safeguarding and whistle blowing. (link to Skills for Care and Care certificate resources and workbooks)
Week 8 Duty of care / duty of candour (link to Skills for Care - Care certificate resources and workbooks) and review
Week 9 – 11Personal development planning. CV development. CPD (link to Skills for Care - Care certificate resources and workbooks) Stress awareness, support mechanisms, Dignity, Choice, Capacity, Consent, Active participation, Well-being
Week 12 Writing skills – use of Microsoft Office, importance of record keeping (clear, accurate and objective) and review
Week 13 – 6Cs (Care, Compassion, Competence, Confidence, Courage, Commitment)
All learners to start working on Level 2 Excellence in Supporting Healthcare e-learning course.
Month 4/5/6 – Role specific training

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