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Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship - Adult Care Worker Blyth Country House

Blyth Country House Care Home based in Blyth, Worksop, North Nottinghamshire is offering an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to stat their career in the health and social care sector as a Care Assistant. DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE ROLE PROVIDING PERSONAL CARE TO ADULTS, WE CAN ONLY CONSIDER CANDIDATES AGED 18 OR ABOVE

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £166.32 to £320.76

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Core hours 7am - 7pm, Shifts can be 7am - 1pm and 4pm - 9pm. Working every other weekend, days TBC

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001648793

  • Positions

    1 available

Blyth Country House Care Home is offering an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to stat their career in the health and social care sector as a Care Assistant.

The Role: 

Main duties that you will be fully trained to carry out over the duration of the apprenticeship:

  • Delivering quality personal care to each of the residents
  • Supporting residents with washing, dressing, eating and maintaining hygiene
  • Understand the needs of the residents and treat them with respect and dignity
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with the residents, family, visitors and colleagues
  • Responding promptly to call bells
  • To assist in the cleaning of the care home
  • Take reasonable care of equipment used to carry out tasks
  • Adhere to all company and local policies and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT and record keeping skills

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Desire to want to help people
  • Hard working
  • Interest in working within a caring environment
  • Compassionate

Desired qualifications

GCSE’s A*- D/9-3 in English and maths or Functional Skills Level 1 equivalent.

Future prospects

Progression onto level 3 Apprenticeship - Lead Adult Care Worker or permanent role on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Please note that if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.

This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham city centre on a rare occasion.

Reality Check:

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours.


About the employer

Blyth Country House Care Home work under a philosophy of care that dictates that all residents shall live in a safe and comfortable environment, where they are treated with respect and equality, irrespective of their needs and backgrounds and in an environment of trust and familiarity. 

Employer

Blyth Country House

Address

Spital House

Spital Road

Worksop

S81 8DU

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Kath Wilkinson kath.wilkinson@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

Level 2/Intermediate Apprenticeship in Adult Care Worker: Level 2 Diploma in Care. 

  • Functional Skills - maths & English Level 1 or 2 (if required)
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities 

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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