Community Carer Apprentice at Comfort Call Ltd

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  • Reference: VAC001181171
  • Total Positions: 20
  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Salary: £314.50 per week
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 1 April 2017
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Summary:

Comfort Call are the main provider of Domiciliary care within the Cheltenham area. They recruit local people to look after local people.

They provide a Hospital to Home service. They work closely with the hospital discharge teams, supporting safe discharges. They have a separate assessment team that work with the hospital staff to plan person centred care and reablement to allow people to be discharged home quickly, safely and reassured that but with a care package that meets their needs.

Our team assist people to live independently within their own home, this includes personal care, domestic and shopping assistance and social inclusion.

Requirements

Desired skills

Numeracy and literacy skills.

Personal qualities

  • Honest and reliable.
  • Trustworthy and caring.

Qualifications required

Three GCSE Grades A-D (or equivalent) to include English and Mathematics.

Future prospects

Progression to senior carer, care coordinator and management opportunities available.

Things to consider

Lone working, unsociable hours.

About the employer

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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