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Apprentice Care Assistant New Fairfield Development Company Ltd

You will receive full training in how to provide all aspects of care to clients within the care home. This will include the Dining Room experience, communication skills and empathy. The home has a large in-house training package and you will be expected to undertake the Care Certificate and Level 2 Diploma in Social Care during your apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am - 2pm. You may be asked to cover afternoon shifts on occasions.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • Assisting serving breakfast and lunches
  • Serving refreshments as required
  • Shadowing team members during the shift - leading to providing personal and emotional care to clients
  • Undertaking tasks as they arise during your shift pattern

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An understanding of IT
  • You will be required to input into a handheld unit
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Able to work using initiative
  • A kind, empathetic nature
  • Able to take instruction from Seniors and fellow workers.
  • Able to work in a team
  • Being able to work to a time frame

Desired qualifications

None required

Future prospects

You will have the opportunity to interview for a full-time position within the home (if availability allows) once you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and gained your Level 2 Diploma.

Things to consider

  • DBS checks will be necessary prior to employment
  • 2 references will be necessary prior to employment

About the employer

Fairfield is a care home for the elderly based in North Oxford. We are able to accomodate 38 residents. We place a strong emphasis on wellbeing and have a hollistic person-centred approach. Members of the team are responsible for ensuring that the individual maintains independence within a safe environment.


New Fairfield Development Company Ltd



Banbury Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Activate Apprenticeships


Melissa Carr

  • Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills Maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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