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Providing care and support to one of society's most vulnerable groups. Ensuring that the health and well-being needs of those we look after are met in full. To help each resident enjoy the highest possible quality of life and encourage them to participate in meaningful activity. To contribute to the delivery of excellent person-centred care.

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

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Closing date: 21 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    28 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Do you enjoy working in a high pressured, dynamic environment?

Do you want to progress in a role that offers great satisfaction and is highly rewarding?

The Apprentice Care Assistant with Salvation Army may be for you!

Your daily duties will include:

Quality of care:

  • Contribute to person centred assessment planning, implementation and review
  • Put into practice person centred care recognising the special needs residents with dementia
  • Fulfil the role of key worker for allocated residents

Providing care:

  • Share in person centred assessment planning implementation and review
  • Remain alert and attentive to the needs of residents throughout the shift to ensure that their needs are met at all times
  • Provide support for mobility and contribute to moving and handling residents
  • Support residents in journeys to and from the home if required
  • Support residents at the end of their life


  • Observe, monitor and record the condition of residents, reporting as required
  • Communicate with and complete records for residents including contributing to care plans
  • Receive and pass on messages and information


  • Support the health and safety of yourself and residents, complying with relevant legislation and Salvation Army procedures
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings
  • Share in a flexible rolling date

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be able to establish and maintain constructive relationships with a wide range of people
  • Able to engage and communicate with residents who have communication issues

Personal qualities

  • Must be kind, patient, tolerant, honest and willing to learn
  • Reliability is essential given the high level of need evidenced by residents

Desired qualifications

Valuable experience in Health and Social Care is desired but not essential.

Future prospects

Salvation Army are offering the chance, after completion of the apprenticeship, to progress to Team leader, Activities leader and Head of Care and Home Manager roles.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church. Our mission is based on our faith in Jesus Christ who wants everyone to experience life in all its fullness. That is why, here in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, we put our faith into action by offering practical help for people without discrimination, standing up for those who are vulnerable, fighting against injustice and encouraging people to deepen their relationship with God. The services we offer are diverse and responsive to the realities of life in the communities we serve.





Burlington Road


SK17 9AR

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


  • Level 2 Apprenticeship in Adult Care Work
  • Functional Skills maths
  • Functional Skills English
  • Functional Skills ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Dec 2021