Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Passmonds House

As a Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. We are looking for a committed and passionate carers who are willing to go the extra mile to ensure our clients receive the care they require.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 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

    Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Some of the duties will include:

  • Assisting with washing and dressing residents
  • Helping Residents with toileting
  • Serving meals and assisting those who may not be able to feed themselves
  • Full confidentiality regarding residents personal data
  • Completing care plans throughout the shift
  • To make and change beds, tidy rooms and do light cleaning
  • To answer call bells, the door and the telephone and welcome visitors

Experience is preferred but not necessary as you will be working towards your L2

Health and Social Care Apprenticeship.         


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpretation skills e.g. communication and listening
  • Caring Nature
  • Someone who is comfortable when it comes to personal care for both men and women

Personal qualities

  • An outgoing personality with the ability to keep calm under pressure, reliable and sociable
  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexibility

Qualifications required

GCSE A-D in English & Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

To progress onto a level 3 apprenticeship or into full time employment.

About the employer

A Level 2 Apprentice in Health and Social Care is required for a Residential Care Home based in Norden, Rochdale. Staff consist of a highly trained, motivated and experienced group of people within a wide age group. Staff are always very flexible, accommodating and happy to help. Staff pride themselves as being very caring, empathetic and motivated to ensure the home provides excellent quality of care. The aim is to ensure residents’ time spent at Passmonds House is enjoyable, safe and fulfilling.


Passmonds House


Edenfield Road


OL11 5AG

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Training provider

  • L2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • L2 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
  • L1 Maths Functional Skill
  • L1 English Functional Skill
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities certificate
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham College


Andrea Kearns 0561 785 4072

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017