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Health and Social Care Apprentice Level 2 Park House

This is a good opportunity at a long-established Care Home in Stockton. It will involve all aspects of care work. You will be fully trained and have a workplace mentor. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 29 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Flexible shift working will be required, and shifts will vary and may include early starts. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    27 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001758569

  • Positions

    1 available

The role will be interesting and different every day.

Duties will include:

  • Delivering a friendly personalised service
  • Understanding customer needs
  • Maintaining confidentiality and dignity
  • Supporting residents with personal care, including help with dressing, washing, bathroom visits, and eating
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Making sure the home is clean and tidy
  • Communicating in a polite way with all residents and visitors
  • Helping to serve meals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work on your own initiative and also able to follow instruction
  • Eagerness to learn new skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively is essential

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard working
  • Real desire to work within the care sector

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

The employer has a history of keeping staff on once they have completed their apprenticeship so there is a very real prospect of future long-term employment.

Things to consider

Are you able to get to the employer location (Stockton) and the training location (Billingham)?

Please be aware that the successful applicant would also need to complete an enhanced DBS check.


About the employer

Park House is a family-run environment where clients can feel comfortable, whilst having 24-hour access to a skilled team of carers. The home is a small Residential Care home in Stockton.

Our care home is set in pleasant gardens. We serve Stockton and the surrounding areas. We offer respite care, dementia care and elderly care. We have a range of facilities. These include a TV lounge, a quiet lounge and a smoking room. We also have a Jacuzzi, where you can soak away your cares. Ours is a wheelchair friendly home and close to shops and public transport. We are open to visitors at any time.

We offer the following:

  • Long and short-term care
  • Respite care
  • 24-hour elderly care
  • Professional dementia care
  • Holiday relief care
  • Nurse call system in each room
  • Freshly prepared homemade meals
  • NVQ qualified staff

Employer

Park House

Address

2

Richmond Road

Stockton-On-Tees

TS18 4DS

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Training

Training provider

STOCKTON-ON-TEES BOROUGH COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stockton Borough Council

Contact

Mike Elliott 07384 243888 Michael.Elliott@stockton.gov.uk

Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Care Certificate
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

You will have ongoing training and support at work every day from a Mentor and the rest of the team. You will also spend one day a week on 'day release ‘at our training centre in Billingham where you will work on the theory and work on your evidence portfolio.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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