Care Assistant Apprenticeship Abby Lodge Care Home

Care Assistant required in the Wolverhampton area in West Midlands for Abbey Lodge Care home.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    30+ hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will have experience in H&S Care and qualified to a level 2 you will be reporting to the team manager each day, who will then indicate which team the candidate will be assigned to. 

Within the team the candidate will assist the other care assistants to plan and organise the care of the residents. 

Other duties may include working as part of a team to deliver an outstanding and professional service within the setting. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Assisting service users with their personal care needs including getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and using the toilet 
  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks, ensuring that the required standards are met 
  • Planning and completing activities with the service users that will enhance their quality of life and encourage individual interests 
  • Ensuring health and safety is followed at all times 
  • Completing service user records and paperwork in line with legislation 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Full Level 2 training in Health and Social care 

Personal qualities

  • QCF Qualification
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required.

Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSE or equivalent.

Future prospects

Progression onto Level 3 qualification

Things to consider

Candidates are advised to check the location of the setting before applying.

About the employer

Care home.


Abby Lodge Care Home


1 Cranmere Court

Cranmere Avenue



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Training provider

  • Full Level 2 training in Health and Social care 
  • QCF Qualification
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd


Joanne Wilson

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017