Trainee Care Practitioner

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384366908-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Barchester Healthcare
  • Location: Staplegrove, Somerset
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Health and Safety, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

As a Trainee Care Practitioner at a Barchester care home, you'll carry out a range of tasks that help us give our residents the quality care and support they deserve. The role of Care Practitioner is the highest level of Care Assistant we have, so you will be trained to lead, motivate and inspire a team of carers, as well as confidently take responsibility for resident medication, wound management, continence, physiological assessment and care planning under the guidance of the on-site Registered Nurse. This is a very rewarding and fulfilling role that will give you real scope to make a difference to the lives of our residents, along with plenty of training and development opportunities. Barchester are the only care provider in the UK to be accredited as one of the best companies to work for in 2019.

NEED TO HAVE
2 years' experience in a care setting
NVQ level 3 Health & Social Care qualification (or equivalent)
GCSE maths and English grade C or above

NEED TO DO
Undertake senior care responsibilities
Demonstrate passion for delivering exceptional care to residents
Support a nursing team with medication, assessments, care planning
Attend regular training sessions, both on and off site
Engage with the training programme to gain confidence in new skills

REWARDS PACKAGE

As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:
Free learning and development
Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme
If you'd like to use your motivational and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you'd expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding place to be.

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