Apprentice Care Assistant. Caster Bridge Manor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Care Assistant at Casterbridge Manor in Dorchester. They are looking for someone caring and enthusiastic to join their friendly care team.

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Closing date: 30 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

    Various shifts - working on a rota basis - hours will include working evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001284802

  • Positions

    2 available

Casterbridge Manor are looking for a motivated and well mannered individual to join their care team.

The successful candidates will  be required to assist residents with all aspects of care and accommodating their needs and requirements, you will assist with the followng:

  • Personal Care - washing & dressing.
  • Eating & Drinking.
  • Attending Appointments.
  • Supporting residents with their daily activities.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • Good timekeeper.
  • Team worker.

Personal qualities

  • Kind.
  • Caring.
  • Approachable.
  • Willing to learn.

Qualifications required

None as full training will be given.

Future prospects

This Apprenticeship could lead to a full time position at Casterbridge Manor.

Things to consider

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). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates An enhanced DBS check will be carried out.

About the employer

Casterbridge Manor is set in the picturesque village of Cerne Abbas near Dorchester, offering the highest standard in residential, nursing and specialist dementia care in a warm, safe and friendly care home environment.

Employer

Caster Bridge Manor

Address

Acreman Street

Dorchester

DT2 7AL

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Training provider

  • Care Certificate.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care.
  • Functional Skills Math Level 1.
  • Functional Skills English Level 1.

Along with in house training required for the post.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care > Adult Care Worker

Training provider

Care Learning Centre

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care Learning Centre

Contact

Jo Stallard 01983 533993 jo@carelearningcentre.co.uk


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017