Health and Social Care Apprentice Nazareth House Special Needs Unit

You will be working within a team already based within the care home helping elderly residents with personal care, breakfast, lunch and dinner for the many residents they have there. You will be completing your Level 2 in Health and Social Care and helping support residents with the best quality care.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    39 hours - Monday to Sunday (to be discussed during interview)

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Care and support of elderly residents.
  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and clean environment for each resident.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Be aware of safeguarding of vulnerable adults.
  • Help support residents with quality care and update relations.
  • Complete all documentation required per resident.
  • Report any queries issues or problems to the manager.
  • Help feed and cloth residents and support with personal care.
  • Caring and supportive and understand the elderly.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Giving residents a positive impression and be caring of their needs
  • Great customer service
  • Fantastic listening skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Helpful and supportive
  • Respectful and responsible
  • Understanding and diplomatic
  • Aware of different needs and requirements

Personal qualities

You need to have an interest in caring for the elderly and being respectful and responsible at all times following all processes and policies within the care home.

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalents) desirable but not essential.
  • Caring nature and wanting to be helpful and willing and supportive.

Future prospects

Progression onto your Level 3 and should look to impress the employer to offer you a full time job role.

Things to consider

This vacancy can close as soon as it fills, therefore apply now!

About the employer

Nazareth house is a wonderful care home based in Prenton and they are looking for the right candidate to help within their care home. They manage and provide quality care to residents staying within the care home. They are continually inspected to deliver a high quality of care to the residents


Nazareth House Special Needs Unit


Nazareth House

Manor Hill


CH43 1UG

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

This will be delivered by Interserve/ESG who will deliver the qualification to you within the work place, so no going to college; an assessor will visit you every 4-6 weeks and set you work.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


Jules Westbrook

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017