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Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Caster Bridge Manor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprentice care worker at Casterbridge Manor in Dorchester. They are looking for someone caring and enthusiastic to join their friendly care team.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

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

    Various shifts (to be discussed) - working on a rota basis - hours will include working evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Casterbridge Manor are looking for a motivated and well-mannered individual to join their care team.

The successful candidates will be required to assist residents with all aspects of care and accommodating their needs and requirements,  you will assist with the following:

  • Personal Care - Washing & Dressing
  • Eating & Drinking
  • Attending Appointments
  • Supporting residents with their daily activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Teamwork skills

Personal qualities

  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Approachable
  • Willing to learn
  • Good timekeeper

Desired qualifications

None required as full training will be given.

Future prospects

This Apprenticeship could lead to a full-time position at Casterbridge Manor.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 per 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. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship.

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An enhanced DBS check will be carried out.

About the employer

Casterbridge Manor is set in the picturesque village of Cerne Abbas near Dorchester, offering the highest standard in residential, nursing and specialist dementia care in a warm, safe, and friendly care home environment.


Caster Bridge Manor


Acreman Street



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Training provider

Care Learning Centre

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care Learning Centre


Jo Stallard 01983 533993

Alongside in-house training, CLC will provide the Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship, this will include:

  • Care Certificate
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Functional Skills if required
  • End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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