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Apprentice Care Assistant Anchor Care Ltd

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their 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 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 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £132.30 - £261.60

  • 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

    30 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001720470

  • Positions

    1 available

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their 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 might be just the job for you!

As an apprentice you will learn to:

  • Enable customers to lead as active and independent lives as possible by providing holistic and personal care
  • Promote choice to clients in their daily living by providing care, which meets care quality commissions (CQC) fundamental standards and support happy living for the years ahead
  • Comply with CQC fundamental standards and Anchors policies and procedures at all times
  • Prioritise tasks as appropriate
  • Escalate concerns/issues as appropriate
  • Record accurate and legible documentation
  • Deliver a care plan
  • Identify and report signs of poor practice or abuse
  • Identify and ensure health and safety standards are met

Within the first 12 weeks of your induction period you will:

  • Gain the ability to read, understand and contribute to care plans
  • Learn about Health and safety in the workplace
  • Complete all Statutory and Mandatory Training
  • Care Certificate 15 standards

Apprenticeship Highlights

  • You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 Adult Care Worker qualification
  • 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 expense claim which would be completed by you and the Home Manager.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No experience required but 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 a caring nature, an approachable attitude and commitment and passion to providing high quality care.

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

Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards 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.


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 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

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 Sep 2021