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Care Assistant Apprentice ST Matthews

A B&M Care Apprenticeship gives you hands-on experience, a salary and the opportunity to train while you work.Benefits of a B&M Care Apprenticeship include: Get a real job and continue your education, Earn a competitive salary (with all training paid for) Gain hands-on experience and learn the skills that will help shape your future.

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

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Closing date: 28 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    36 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Wages will be paid at the following rates -
16-20 - £6.15, 21-25 - £7.70 and 25+ - £8.72

Duties will include

  • To work & care for residents in line with the B&M Care Rose Model of Dementia Care to assist in maintaining their dignity and respect in a person centered way.
  • To provide the care detailed in the residents individualised care plan using a person centered approach
  • To ensure that the Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) device is used effectively.
  • Supporting residents with all aspects of personal care whilst maintaining and promoting independence and ensuring privacy and respect.
  • To ensure that residents are dressed appropriately and in possession of their individual aids, i.e. dentures, hearing aids, walking frames etc.
  • Ensure that resident’s clothes are cared for and clothing that is to be repaired or beyond repair is reported to housekeeping or a family member.
  • Help serve meals to residents as well as preparing and clearing the dining area.
  • Support and assist residents with their meals as required in a dignified and respectful manner ensuring that a pleasant and calm atmosphere is maintained.
  • To observe and report any physical, physiological and emotional changes to the well-being of the resident to a member of the senior team.
  • To identify and meet the social, emotional and cultural needs of residents and participate in the organisation for social and recreational activities.
  • Support residents to use the environment to its full potential including the outside environment taking into account each individuals mobility needs.
  • To undertake the role of the keyworker in relation to each individual care homes guidelines.
  • Making and serving refreshments for residents and visitors as required.
  • Leaving bedrooms to a presentable standard which will include bed making, tidying draws and wardrobes and emptying bins.
  • Assist and promote good housekeeping throughout the home.
  • Toilets and showers are cleaned in compliance with infection control guidelines.
  • Awareness of medication procedures.
  • To ensure that clean clothing and linen are distributed to the appropriate residents and areas.
  • To have a clear understanding of the B&M Care Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • To be able to produce legible and accurate documentation in relation to care plans and other reporting and recording of information on the Mobile Care Monitoring (MCM) System.
  • To participate and contribute to reviews and assessments.
  • Assist senior staff with the admission of new residents in order to create a welcoming atmosphere and to welcome residents, relatives and friends into the home.
  • To attend all training sessions, supervisions and appraisals.
  • To attend and contribute to all handovers, and staff meetings ensuring confidentiality is maintained at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communicate and interact effectively with both residents and staff.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • Demonstrate empathy and understanding of the needs of residents.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain professional throughout.
  • To uphold confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to work as an individual

Personal qualities

  • Demonstrate empathy
  • Caring
  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Team Player

Desired qualifications

None required, maths and English will be assessed as part of the application process

Future prospects

  • By successfully completing an apprenticeship, you’ll have gained the confidence and skillset needed to progress within the care & hospitality sectors.
  • Your career progression may take several different paths depending on where you find your passions lie, these include but are not limited to:
  • Becoming a senior care worker, moving on to the Level 3 apprenticeship, medication training and so much more.

About the employer

With over 40 years experience, B&M Care is a ‘family run business for families’ that boasts a 26 care home portfolio and a long-standing success story where people are the forefront of its person-centred vision. From the initial interview through to our industry-envied training programme and ongoing support & development, our guiding principles are what define us. And in line with our plans for future growth, B&M Care can offer what many care professionals dream of; an opportunity to build a life-long career where your success is our success.


ST Matthews


Chequer Lane

St. Albans


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Zoe Lawrence 02392981727

  • Adult Care Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills maths and English L1 (if required)
  • Care Certificate
  • Mandatory training and full induction

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 May 2022