Apprentice Night Shift Care Assistant Willowbank Care Home

We are looking for a confident candidate who is committed to working with the elderly and has a genuine desire to work as part of a supportive team, looking to work towards a level 2 o3 NVQ Diploma in Health & social care.

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

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a successful candidate to work over a shift pattern that will fall over the night time period.

The hours will be over the period of 8:45pm through to 7:45am, as such we are looking for an older canddiate who will be able to commit their time & show dedication to this role in order to fulfill the requirements of the care home.

The job role will include working with the elderly in which you must have a clear passion & desire to offer support to all members of the team. You must also be willing to learn all aspects of the care needs for the elderly.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for someone who has some previous work experience within the care environment who can work on the their skill set & potential to meet the requirements of the business.

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Trust worthy
  • Team Player
  • Good communicator
  • Friendly
  • Happy

Qualifications required

Maths & English Grade C or above & or equivalent.

Future prospects

Furute progression within the company

About the employer

Victorguard Care now comprises three care homes in West Yorkshire � Laurel Bank in Wilsden, The Beeches in Wibsey and Willow Bank in Allerton. The standard of care provided at all homes is excellent and Victorguard';s motto ';if it';s not good enough for our mum and dad, it is not good enough'; is apparant throughout. Victorguard Care currently has 182 beds and employs over 300 staff. Future activities include two further sites in Bradford for similar projects and there are plans to invest �15m over the next three years in the area. Victorguard Care is still a family business with Stephen as the builder, Joanne is Managing Director, Joanne';s father is the Purchasing Director and Stephen';s brother the Finance Director.


Willowbank Care Home


Bell Dean Road



BD15 7WB

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Functional Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by GP STRATEGIES TRAINING LIMITED


Lauren Smyth

Other information

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).

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Oct 2017