Apprentice Health and Social worker AWARDING CARE LTD

Working with the elderly to provide personal care in their own home. This position is full time and you will need to be able to travel between various homes in the Sandwell area. You must be flexible as the job includes some evening and weekend work

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday ( hours tbc at interview ) Full time position

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    10 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available


The post holder will be required to ensure that the highest standard of care and support is provided.

You will be required to visit many residents in their own homes so some travel within a small area radius will be required.

You do not have to be a driver although this would be beneficial and the management will look at your location before discussing residents local to you.

  • The post holder will assist in creating an environment conducive to the care, support and management of individuals.
  • To ensure that the National Minimum Standards are maintained at all times.
  • To work independently and in collaboration with the existing team of professionals.
  • Help to construct and maintain professional and effective working relationships with other health care workers.
  • To be committed to improvements, innovation and advances in health care.
  • Care and Support Responsibilities


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Flexible
  • Caring
  • Punctual
  • Eager
  • Patient

Personal qualities

  • Approachable
  • Warm and friendly nature
  • Willing to learn
  • Adaptable
  • Understanding

Qualifications required

Must have GCSE maths and english at grade E or above or equivalent

Future prospects

To continue onto your L3 qualification.

Things to consider

Hours will vary and you will be providing personal care to both and male and female residents. 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).

About the employer

Awarding care provide dependable, trustworthy, high quality home care that will meet all personalised expectations for private individuals, local authorities and other local organisations.





Bridge Street


WS10 0AH

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Training provider


  • Level 2 in health and social care with the opportunity to continue onto Level 3 in the workplace for the right applicant.
  • Also welcoming applicants who have already achieved their level 2 in health and social care.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sandwell College


Laura Hancox 01216675018

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017