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Apprentice Home Care Giving Angel FRIENDS CARE LIMITED

Are you a caring person that can make an important difference to people in your community? At Visiting Angels, we are a growing quality at home care company for Cambridgeshire and we need genuine, caring and dedicated people who wish to make a real difference to our adult client lives.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £164.00 - £192.00

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed. 16 hours due to the needs of the business, the duration has been extended accordingly.

    Total hours per week: 16.00

  • Expected duration

    23 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001811981

  • Positions

    1 available

The role involves providing care and companionship for clients in their home and may include personal care, assistance with medication and nutrition, shopping and activities that help clients lead their best lives.

You will have the opportunity to help people every moment of your working day caring for our clients like they are part of our family. We are looking for caring people with great listening skills, outstanding empathy, loving personality, and the drive to make a difference to our client’s lives.

You will be part of a team of caregiving angels that deliver carer across Cambridgeshire with the support of an office team. We provide extensive training to prepare you for the role and through the apprenticeship program you will achieve your Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must be able to get to clients using your own transport
  • You must have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic credible and confident

Personal qualities

Caring person with great listening skills, outstanding empathy and the drive to make a difference to our clients lives.  You must be trustworthy, reliable and passionate about delivering quality care.  You must be flexible in order to respond to changing circumstances and priorities

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are required, we will provide your training through the Visiting Angels Academy.

Future prospects

For those that want to be a career carer, there are different levels leading to principal caregiving angel.  For those interested in management, our senior care giving angels and team leaders provide that opportunity.

Things to consider

Evening and weekend working required.


About the employer

Visiting Angels has been providing care across the world for 20 years. We are building a premium care business by recruiting, training and supporting the very best carers and enabling them to deliver premium quality care. We know that our caregivers are brilliant, loving, professional people who make a real difference.  

As a growing business we can offer caregiver jobs and provide support for further progressions- The sky is the limit! It is wrong that important people entrusted with looking after someone’s family, are expected to do so for minimum wage. Consequently, we pay you, our Angels much more, (we are accredited by the Living Wage Foundation),  to reflect the outstanding job you do, everyday,  supporting our client’s needs.

We are already rated 10 out of 10, on homecare.co.uk and achived a good rating with CQC. We offer additional benefits and rewards: paid travel time and mileage allowance, company mobile telephone, option of a permanent contract, carer reward programme, pension, training and development.

Employer

FRIENDS CARE LIMITED

Address

9

Spitfire Close

Huntingdon

PE29 6XY

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Training

Training provider

THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Impact Futures

Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care

Over the course of 23 months (dependent upon the level of course an apprentice is being enrolled onto), you will study modules such as personal development in care settings, the responsibilities of a care worker, handling information in care settings, implementing person-centred care plans, safeguarding & protection in care settings, duty of care in care settings, communication in care settings, equality & inclusion in care settings and health & safety and wellbeing in care settings (these units may differ).

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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