Apprentice Carer HC-One Limited

We’re looking for Apprentice Carers to join our team on their exciting journey to provide the kindest possible care.

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

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37.5 Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

No experience is necessary if you’re joining us as an Apprentice Carer as you will be fully trained and supported through our apprenticeship program whilst working towards a vocational qualification in Health & Social Care.

Reporting to: Qualified Nursing Staff (Nursing Home) Deputy Home Manager / Nursing Assistant or Senior Carer (Residential Home).

Purpose of Role:

  • To learn on-the job whilst working towards achieving a recognised qualification in Health and Social Care by assisting in the provision of the kindest care. Working as part of ‘One team’ to achieve required standards.

Daily duties:

Work towards a vocational qualification in Health & Social Care. Once proven to be competent in key skills, continue learning whilst:

  • Assisting Residents in all aspects of their care needs (e.g. physical, emotional), providing attention when needed, whilst ensuring Residents retain their comfort and dignity.
  • Assisting Residents who have limited mobility, or physical/learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided, to ensure that they safely achieve their personal goals.
  • Closely monitor Residents who may be confused and / or who may demonstrate behaviour that challenges to ensure the safety and welfare of themselves and others.
  • Assist in the delivery of care for Residents who are dying or with a progressive illness to ensure a dignified End of Life. Ensure privacy and dignity is maintained for the dying and the bereaved, in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Answer Nurse ‘Call System’, providing and / or obtaining assistance as required.
  • Make and change beds and ensure that rooms are clean and tidy, and any bedroom equipment is kept clean to ensure a homely environment for the Resident.
  • Answer the door and telephone appropriately, respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly to ensure a high standard of customer care.
  • Ensure the Care Home’s resources are used appropriately to minimise waste and reduce risk.
  • Accurately document care given and report concerns as necessary.
  • Report immediately to the Home Manager, or Person in Charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident incurred by a Resident, Colleague, self or another.
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Care Home’s Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.
  • In accordance with the Care Standards Act 2000, it is not permissible for Colleagues under
    the age of 18 years to provide personal care to Residents. Applicants must be 18+.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Record keeping
  • Time management

Personal qualities

  • You’ll have a kind, caring and calm approach and take the time to understand the needs of Residents so that you can attend to all aspects of the care needs.

Qualifications required

  • No Qualifications Required

Future prospects

On going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early

About the employer

HC-One specialises in Dementia, Nursing, Residential and Specialist care with homes throughout the UK. Each of our Residents and their relatives can trust that the care they will receive will be delivered with kindness, thoughtfulness and respect, in a safe, warm, comfortable and welcoming environment.


HC-One Limited




Barnard Castle

DL12 8ES

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Training provider

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care > Adult Care Worker

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017