Apprentice Care Assistant Mac Donald Care based at Old Vicarage Rest Home

Duties will include personal care, meal preparation, daily activities. Ensuring health, safety and safeguarding are maintained at all times.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 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

    Monday to Sunday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001273579

  • Positions

    1 available

Here you will be working and learning the skills to become a full time care assistant within our home as well as gaining a formal nationally recognised qualification with Alliance Learning.

Duties will include:

  • Personal care
  • Meal preparation
  • Daily activities
  • Ensuring health, safety and safeguarding are maintained at all times
  • Ensuring all residents are fully supported and their well-being is put first at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • All training will be provided
  • Patient
  • Happy to work with the elderly
  • Good communication

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Compassionate

Qualifications required

No qualifications required as full training will be provided.

Future prospects

Possibility of full time employment on completion of qualification.

Things to consider

Please be aware you will be working in the company and also required to attend Alliance Learning once a week for the day release training.

About the employer

Set within a beautiful Victorian property and idyllic grounds, the Old Vicarage is a small family run care home which offers many aspects of care to support the independence of it’s residents in later life. The atmosphere throughout the home is one of a country-house retreat and a welcoming family environment. In addition to the care home, a small number of Close Care bungalows nestle within the grounds, which are available for rent. These allow elderly residents to experience a more independent life style where appropriate, whilst knowing that they can take advantage of the many facilities and services on offer within home. The Old Vicarage has developed an excellent reputation for the quality of care and service we provide.

Employer

Mac Donald Care based at Old Vicarage Rest Home

Address

Ivy Bank Road

Bolton

BL1 7EQ

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Training provider

The successful applicant will be working towards an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care. This will include NVQ Level 2, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider

ALLIANCE LEARNING

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Alliance Learning

Contact

Recruitment Team 01204 677 888


Employer's Application Instructions

Please register your details on our website and a member of our dedicated team will contact you.


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 13 Oct 2017