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Care Assistant (Apprentice) De La Salle Brothers

Apprentice Care Assistant to act as a member of the staff team, taking full part in all aspects of care of the community of Brothers. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    28 hours per week: 4 shifts on a weekly rota of: 7am-2pm, 2pm-9.30pm, 9.30pm-7am

    Total hours per week: 28.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Act as a member of the staff team, taking full part in all aspects of care of the community of Brothers
  • Under the direction of the Manager, Care Leader and experienced staff provide personal care needs and all other care to the highest standards
  • Be aware of each individual emotional needs and encourage maximum possible independence and self-determination to provide the greatest quality of life for the individual
  • Maintain the quality of the physical environment (including general cleanliness/tidiness) and its contribution to the quality of life and wellbeing for each Brother
  • Recognise the importance of food and ensure the best possible quality and presentation including dietary needs
  • Carry out allocated housekeeping duties including domestic, catering and laundry
  • Maintain a homely environment and atmosphere to the highest possible standards
  • Be aware of the importance of relatives and other contacts of the community and ensure that these are welcomed
  • Administer medication

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written skills are required
  • Ability to work as part of a team is essential
  • Good communication skills to develop caring relationships
  • Caring and compassionate with the commitment to make a positive difference

Personal qualities

  • Be prepared with a good sense of humour
  • Willingness to undertake continuous learning and training
  • Able to follow all workplace policies, procedures, and practices
  • Flexible with regard to working hours and duties undertaken

Desired qualifications

  • Possess or actively working or willing to work towards achieving NVQ Level 2 in Adult Care

Future prospects

  • This is a rewarding role with long term opportunities for further training and development

Things to consider

  • Consider a travel plan to make sure you can get to the vacancy
  • Candidates must be aged 18+ due to nature of care

About the employer

Religious retirement community based in St Helens


De La Salle Brothers


St Johns House Wokefield Way

St. Helens

WA10 4QP

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by St Helens Chamber Limited


Adam Gardam 01744742103

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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