Learner: Hannah Franks Bentley - age 40
Job Title: Manager of Redclyffe House Learning Disabilities Home
Brief Summary of what I do & highlights:
I have been doing my apprenticeship since October 2015. I started my Level 5 whilst I was employed at Contemplation Homes Northcott House - I was employed as the Deputy Manager from September 2013 until 2016. My role was to oversee the residential aspect of the home - whilst I was there I brought in and set up a Team Leader role. Their duties included carrying out the medication rounds, supporting the junior staff, write and update care plans, carry out supervisions and work in partnership with other visiting professionals. I also set up the training room, supported new staff with the common induction standard, which then changed over to the care certificate. During my time at Northcott there have been 2 inspections' by CQC, the last inspection I was the only Manager present at Northcott, which was rated Good in all areas, this is one of my proudest moments. In August I started a new job role with Numada healthcare as the Manager of Redclyffe House, I enjoy my new job and all the challenges that it brings.
Why did I choose to do an Apprenticeship:
I choose to undertake an apprenticeship level 5, to support me with my job role at Northcott House and to be able move my career forward, the apprenticeship has helped me do this. It will also help my with my CQC registration.
Would I encourage others to do an Apprenticeship:
I would have no hesitation in recommending the apprenticeship, to anyone wanting to move forward with their career.