Apprentice carer Laurel Bank Residential Home

Working with elderly residents in a local residential care home. Ensuring that the daily needs of the residents are met in a safe and caring manner.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 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 £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    shift either 8-2 0r 2-8 so flexibility essential

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001204045

  • Positions

    2 available

Your duties will include:

  • Ensuring residents are clean and presentable.
  • Aiding with the feeding and daily essential needs.
  • Partaking in daily activities.
  • Adhering to all safety and safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • Reporting to the senior carers and management team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliability
  • Companionate
  • Able to work as part of a team and in a busy environment
  • Flexibility

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Excellent time keeper
  • Reliable and engaging

Qualifications required

Maths and English E or equivalent and above

Future prospects

Full time employment.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

A privately own care home situated in Hyde. Caring for residents with Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Sensory Impairment

Employer

Laurel Bank Residential Home

Address

41 Knott Lane

Hyde

SK14 5HZ

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Training provider

Induction training to be provided by the employer. Interserve Learning and Employment will provide an Intermediate Apprenticeship that will include Functional Skills and a Technical Certificate through regular 1-2-1 visits.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

ESG (SKILLS) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment

Contact

Teniqua Williams 0161 200 1880 teniqua.williams@interserve.com


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017