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Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant Thornton Hill

Anchor are the largest not for profit provider of Care for the over 55's in the UK. We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Care Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this could be just the perfect opportunity for you!

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

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £132.30

  • Working week

    30 hours per week, working 5 days out of 7 Shifts TBA

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    17 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001712400

  • Positions

    1 available

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their team at Blackbrook as an Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this might be just the job for you!

Duties will include:

  • Being responsible for the location being clean, pleasant and safe for customers to live in
  • Providing an effective and efficient laundry service, delivering a high level of customer care and encourage customer independence and choice to support happy living for the years ahead
  • Washing, drying and ironing customers clothes and linen, maintaining an organised washing system
  • Ensuring cleaning products are used effectively and instructions are followed
  • Managing workload ensuring washing is not mixed up
  • Ensuring health and safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Carrying out equipment checks, and report concerns regarding equipment to line manager
  • Carrying out minor repairs and labelling of clothing as requested by customers.
  • Assisting in marketing the location by ensuring vacant rooms/properties are prepared for prospective/new customers

Apprenticeship Highlights.

  • You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Standard specialising in Housekeeping
  • You will receive 1-1 training with a training provider who will support and guide you throughout your apprenticeship journey
  • Gain life skills
  • Gain confidence

Please be aware that the wage shown below reflects the hourly wage for the first 6 months and will increase to £5.10 after 6 months and £8.91 after 12 months. As part of your Apprenticeship, Anchor will support you in getting to work by offering a travel allowance of up to £500 per year. This will be claimed back each week/month using an expenses claim which would be completed by you and the home manager.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No experience required but you must have:

  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Ability to prioritise and plan around customers' needs

Personal qualities

We are looking for someone with:

  • A caring nature
  • An approachable attitude
  • Commitment and passion to providing high quality care
  • Desire to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are required.

Future prospects

This vacancy is for a permanent position within Anchor Hanover during which an apprenticeship programme will be delivered. We have big growth plans to ensure we can support the growing demand for care and aim to 'grow our own' talent. Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position and the opportunity to progress within the company.

Things to consider

Please be aware that the wage shown below reflects the hourly wage for the first 6 months and will increase to £5.10 after 6 months and 50% completion of your apprenticeship. Following completion of your apprenticeship, your hourly wage will increase to £8.91. As part of your Apprenticeship, Anchor will support you in getting to work by offering a travel allowance of up to £500 per year. This will be claimed back each week/month using an expenses claim which would be completed by you and the Home Manager.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Whilst on the apprenticeship you will be entitled to an NUS card https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/


About the employer

Anchor are the largest not for profit provider of Care for the over 55's in the UK. We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant.

If you have an interest in cleaning and possess good time management and organisational skills then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Employer

Thornton Hill

Address

Church Road

Skipton

BD23 3TR

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited

Contact

Karen Rotheram 01704332144 karen.rotheram@babcockinternational.com

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role.

 This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment.

 The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.

Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

For further information on this vacancy and to apply please click ‘apply’. At this point you will enter the Babcock Training website where you can review the job vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. You will then be contacted by a recruiter and your details will be sent to the employer. Any enquiries please contact Karen Rotheram 01704332144.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2021