Job Title : Apprentice Healthcare Support Assistant
Employer : Earls Barton Medical Centre - Northampton
Location : Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 0EU
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Healthcare
Vacancy Reference : VAC-45754
Vacancy Short Description : Earls Barton Medical Centre are currently seeking a Healthcare Support Assistant Apprentice to join their team to assist with the day to day running of the centre.
Qualifications Required : Basic level in numeracy and literacy
Vacancy Full Description : Are you dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do?
Earls Barton Medical Centre are looking for a dedicated Healthcare Support Assistant Apprentice to assist in the following duties:
• To assist the nurses in their day-to-day duties and clinical related tasks such as taking bloods, immunisations, health checks and administration duties
• To maintaining and develop a high standard of care for our patients by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes
Ideal candidates will have a strong level of maturity and are passionate about caring for others.
This apprenticeship is a 12-15 month work based training programme, you will be contracted at 37.5 hours a week.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37.5 hours per week
Weekly Wage : £150.00
Application Deadline Date : 02/09/2019
Possible Start Date : 09/09/2019
Personal Qualities : • Empathetic and have a desire to make a difference
• Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
• Resilient and able to work under pressure
• Willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care and demonstrate leadership qualities
Skills Required : Good numeracy and literacy skills
Future Prospects : Excellent opportunities for career progression and further qualifications
Training to be Provided : Healthcare Support Services
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.15 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.
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