Kickstart - Care services assistance care role
23 September 2021
01 November 2021
DWP Kickstart Scheme
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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.
Sutton in the Elms Ltd
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, some weekend working required. Potential additional hours available.
National Minimum Wage
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
At PMA we have developed our own 6-month training plan.
Day 1 – 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.
Day 2 – 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 - Dress code, Time keeping, Respect, Interaction with colleagues/positive communication
Week 2 – Learning styles, Communication skills, confidentiality, data protection/GDPR
Week 3 – 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. Identify key policies and procedures.
Week 5 – Equality/diversity/inclusion/discrimination (link to Skills for care, Care certificate resources and workbooks)
Week 6 – H&S/risk assessment
Week 7 – Safeguarding and whistle blowing
Week 8 – Duty of care / duty of candour (link to Skills for Care - Care certificate resources and workbooks)
Week 9 –Personal development planning. CV development.
Week 10 – Stress awareness, support mechanisms
Week 11 – Dignity, Choice, Capacity, Consent, Active participation, Well-being
Week 12 – Writing skills – use of Microsoft Office, importance of record keeping (clear, accurate and objective)
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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