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Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant Anchor Care Ltd

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their team 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!

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

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £132.30 - £261.60

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC, working 5 days out of 7.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001720458

  • Positions

    1 available

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their team 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 qualification specialising in Housekeeping
  • You will receive onsite training with an award winning 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 £8.72 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

Previous cleaning experience and knowledge is desirable but not essential. You must have the desire to learn new skills, the ability to work as part of a team and individually and the ability to prioritise and plan around customers' needs.

Personal qualities

We are looking for someone with an eye to detail, who is empathetic and has strong interpersonal skills. You should be organised and have excellent time management and a positive and professional approach when dealing with customers.

Desired qualifications

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

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

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member - Housekeeping.

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 you have completed a minimum of 12/18 (delete as needed) months training and the employer and Babcock’s Regional trainer confirm you have met all the requirements of the standard you will be put through to the 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 apprentices to ensure you are fully competent in your role.

As an Apprentice you 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 you to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare you for the End Point Assessment.


About the employer

Our passion at Anchor is giving older people a choice of great places and ways to live. We offer purpose-built retirement properties to rent or buy and specialist residential and dementia care homes at over 1,000 locations across the country.

We are committed to providing all of our customers, whatever their needs, with exactly the right level of care. We understand that people value keeping their independence and so encourage the service users to choose how their care is planned and delivered.

Our insight and reputation are built on 50 years' experience, for which we are continually recognised within the care sector and by the people who live with us.

Employer

Anchor Care Ltd

Address

Kimberley House

Kimberley Court

Crantock Street

Newquay

TR7 1JG

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited

Contact

Michael Hand 01704502240 Michael.Hand@babcockinternational.com

  • Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

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 International website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. Any problems applying or enquiries please call Mike on 01704 502 240

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2021