Apprentice Domiciliary Care Assistant

Millennium Homecare Services Ltd

To provide care in accordance with current best practice, according to policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, relevant regulations under the direction of the Manager, and within the financial plans agreed from time-to-time.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 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

30 hours a week. 7.00am-10.00pm 2/3 evenings and alternative weekends. Shifts

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration

13 months

Possible start date

28 Jun 2017

Date posted

26 Jan 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



6 available

  • 6 different apprenticeship vacancies, in the areas of Dronfield, Whittington, Newbold and Wingerworth.
  • Develop effective working relationships with the employees within the agency.
  • Support an open, positive and inclusive working culture.
  • Work to establish effective employer-employee relationships.
  • To follow a support plan to meet the individual needs of the service user.
  • Promote equal opportunities.
  • To attend compulsory training courses or training course management deem beneficial to enhance skills in the delivery of care.
  • Implement action to meet and maintain care standards.
  • To ensure MAR sheet is correctly filled in and signed, report immediately to office or on call if out of office house any gaps in MAR sheet.
  • To perform domestic duties as per care plan, or requested or time allows.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Self confidence and motivation.

Personal qualities

  • Caring person.
  • Be able to travel to specific areas.
  • Punctual
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Progression can go to a permanent position.

Things to consider

Work in different areas such as Dronfield, Whittington, Newbold and Wingerworth.

About the employer

Millennium Homecare Services Ltd was established in 1993 by a sole owner Lynda Barksby. The business became a limited partnership of Lynda Barksby and Lisa Gale in 2000. Both directors hold and maintain a pride in providing a high standard of community care, promoting privacy, dignity, and independence for each individual using the service. We offer a service in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.


Millennium Homecare Services Ltd


2 Avenue Road


S41 8TA

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Health and Social Care NVQ.
  • Employer rights and responsibilities.
  • Functional skills English and Maths if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited


Kirstin Fowler 01159338314

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2017