Apprentice Carer Polebank Hall

At Polebank Care Home you'll be working with elderly residents in a local residential care home. You will be 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


    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 work, 7:30-2:30 and 2:30-9:30 with alternate weekends. Flexibility essential

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

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

Personal qualities

  • Caring.
  • Excellent time keeper.
  • Reliable.
  • Engaging.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English grade E and above.

Future prospects

Progress onto Level 3 , for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

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


Polebank Hall


Stockport Road


SK14 5EZ

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Training provider

Interserve Learning and Employment will provide an Intermediate Apprenticeship that will include:

  • Induction training to be provided by the employer.
  • Functional Skills and a Technical Certificate through regular 1-2-1 visits.
  • NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


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


Teniqua Williams 0161 200 1880

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017