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Working as part of a team providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals. Monitoring an individual's conditions for example checking blood pressure, temperature, and weight, checking overall progress, comfort, and wellbeing.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Between 08:00 and 20:00, days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    28 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You may also help support with:

  • Eating and drinking, washing, and dressing and help residents go to the toilet
  • Prepare individuals for healthcare activities carried out by other members of the healthcare team
  • Carry out nonclinical duties, keeping records, making beds, tidying up your work area, returning all cleaning equipment after each clinical activity
  • Address straight forward problems in your day to day work, reporting concerns and changes to the appropriate person in a timely manner
  • You will report to a registered healthcare practitioner
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and their families, carers and healthcare practitioners using a range of techniques, keeping information confidential
  • Handle information (record, report and store information) related to individuals in line with local and national policies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Understanding
  • Adaptable
  • Happy and fun
  • Compassionate and able to show empathy where needed
  • Sympathetic
  • Diplomatic
  • Take appropriate action in response to incidents or emergencies following guidelines
  • Treat people with dignity, respecting individuals diversity, beliefs, culture, values, needs, privacy, and preferences, show respect and empathy for those you work with
  • Have the courage to challenge areas of concern and work to best practice
  • Adaptable and reliable, consistent and show discretion, resilience, and self-awareness
  • Communicate and understand both residents and work colleagues and families and not disclosing any individuals information in connection to confidentiality
  • Promote physical health and wellbeing of individuals
  • Support individuals with activities of daily living
  • Recognise deteriorations in health, long term conditions, physiological measurements, skin integrity and report appropriately
  • Be aware of Dementia, cognitive issues, and mental health

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Full-time employment and progression onto a further qualification Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker.

Things to consider

Working weekends and possibly working over Christmas period.

You will be required to complete a DBS check.

About the employer

Located in Haydock, St Helens, Colliers Croft is an elderly residential care home from Highpoint Care – purpose-built in 2013 and offering affordable prices for all. It provides 24-hour personalised care, including dementia care, with well-equipped facilities, stunning surroundings, and easy links to local shops and amenities giving residents an excellent standard of living.




161 Clipsley Lane


St. Helens

WA11 0JG

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Training provider

DH Associates

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dawn Hodge Associates Ltd


Jules Westbrook

Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

DH Associates are the training provider who will deliver your apprenticeship to you within the organisation, which means work based learning. The qualification is over 12-18 months and you will be assigned a trainer.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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