Level 2 Care Apprentice Bindon Care Ltd

We are looking for an apprentice care assistant. This is a great opportunity to work as an Apprentice Care Assistant working with elderly residents in a friendly registered home

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

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Closing date: 28 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

    30 hours a week Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Tasks will include the following:

  • To assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve the required standards.
  • To ensure Clients retain their dignity and individuality
  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting Clients, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, eating & drinking and all other aspects of daily living.
  • Assist Clients in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional and spiritual).
  • Provide attention when needed, whilst ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity.
  • Pay particular attention to assisting those who have limited mobility, or physical / learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Team player.
  • Willingness to participate in Vocational Training Programmes.

Personal qualities

  • Patience
  • Ability to multi task
  • Organised
  • Caring
  • Good communication skills both oral and written

Qualifications required

Maths and English grades A-C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Progression onto employment or the level 3 if applicable.

Things to consider

Please consider the cost of travel to college and work.

About the employer

Bindon Care is a family owned and run organisation established in 1980. Since that time we have become renowned for providing a high quality, comprehensive, professional and flexible range of healthcare services for the elderly and infirm. With our dedicated and caring staff we provide Residential and Home Care Services, either in our own homes or in the clients own home. This enables dependent and elderly people with personal and healthcare needs to continue to live in comfort and with dignity, security and peace of mind. Bindon is fully accredited with Devon County Council for both Residential and Home Care.


Bindon Care Ltd


36 Winslade Road


EX10 9EX

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. This is the competency qualification that will be assessed in your workplace.
  • First Aid Qualification, training in Food Hygiene, Moving and Handling, Health and Safety, and Infection prevention and control.
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care this is the theory and underpinning knowledge you require within your job.
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities in Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's settings - this is to ensure you are aware of your legal status as an employee.

Functional Skills, Communication and Application of Number

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Healthcare Support Services

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Exeter College


Charlotte Wylie

Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is �3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged over 19 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.

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Sep 2017