Apprentice Health & Social care; Care Assistant Portland Home

We are looking for motivated care assistants to join our dedicated team offering care to our residents and helping them to enjoy their twilight years completing activities and going on trips.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Min 30 hours per week including college working on a rota basis. Working hours will include early morning, evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

You will assit with all aspects of care including;

  • Washing 
  • Dressing 
  • Eating 
  • Helping with activities 
  • Taking residents on trips 
  • Ensuring residents are comfortable and enjoy their time with us 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You should have empathy and the ability to work with a close knit team. 

Personal qualities

  • You should be friendly, motivated, caring, hard working and above all dedicated to offering the best care to our residents.

Qualifications required

  • You will need good English & Maths skills, ideally GCSE A*-C/4-9 or Functional Skills equivalent – you may be able to study towards these alongside your apprenticeship, please discuss this with the college.

Future prospects

There is strong potential to join us on a permanent basis.

Things to consider

Please note you will need to provide your own black trousers and comfy, flat black shoes to wear with your uniform. Being a carer means working some unsociable hours to please do consider this before applying.

About the employer

Portland Nursing Home is a friendly care home offering the highest levels of professional care on a personal level.


Portland Home



Park Road


SK17 6SG

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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship L2 Health & Social Care; Adult Care 
  • Functional skills if required

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Kath Ferns 01298 330515

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College using the link provided.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2017