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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Gainford Carehome

Lead Adult care workers are front-line staff who help adults with care and support helping to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. Administer residents medication and complete care plans. Work alongside carers to deliver care to the residents.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

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

    Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

As an Apprentice Lead Adult Care Worker, you will make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges

Duties may include:

  • Exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals
  • Dignity and control by providing leadership and guidance
  • Responsible for care provided
  • Caring consistently and make a positive difference
  • Delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity, empathy and respect
  • Doing the right thing for people, speaking up if the individual is at risk
  • Great communication and listening skills central to successful caring relationships
  • Applying knowledge and competence
  • Being committed to improving the experience of people who need care and support
  • Administer residents medication and complete care plans
  • Work alongside carers to deliver care to the residents

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Previous care experience

Personal qualities

  • Compassionate
  • Hard working
  • Friendly / approachable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade A-C / 9-4 or equivalent in maths and English
  • The Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship (or equivalent) should already be achieved

Future prospects

Progression in your role, training and going on to complete further qualifications.  Once the apprenticeship is complete, salary will rise to £9 per hour.

About the employer

Lindisfarne Crawcrook is a dual registered care home that provides nursing, personal and social care for over-65s who are experiencing difficulties with orientation, confusion or memory loss.

We now also have Male Units at Lindisfarne Crawcrook.

Originally opened in January 2000, Lindisfarne Crawcrook is a purpose-built care home with 60 bedrooms set across two floors.

The home is situated in the quiet mining village of Crawcrook, within walking distance of many local amenities including cafes, public houses, churches and a library. It is situated near to the main high street, close to all transport links.

Lindisfarne Crawcrook offers a homely, safe and comfortable environment that promotes independence and choice, whilst maintaining privacy and dignity. The home is tastefully decorated and boasts several lounges, all of which offer televisions, videos and music centres, in addition to books, magazines and daily newspapers. The home also has a patio and garden with full disabled access, the home & gardens are accessible to all tenants.

With events and daily activities, guests will feel instantly at home. Friends and families are always welcome to visit and participate in social events.

The home has a committed team with a detailed understanding of the unique nature of Dementia and how best to work with this. This ensures residents are always content and comfortable.


Gainford Carehome


Lindisfarne Home

Kepier Chare


NE40 4TS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Durham College


Emma Norbury 0191 5185587

  • Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard
  • English and maths Functional Skills if required - if not required, maths and English upskill will still be provided but you do not need to sit an exam
  • Preparation for End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)

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