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Adult Care Support Apprenticeship Crossroads Association

This is an exciting role for someone eager to start their career in health and social. Based in a friendly care home, this is a rewarding role that involves working as part of a team to plan, organise and provide exceptional care for people who need extra support in their daily lives.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 18 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £388.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001835470

  • Positions

    6 available

As a health and social care apprentice, you will be a key member of the team.

Your daily activities may include:

  • Planning and completing activities with the service users that will enhance their quality of life
  • Assisting service users with their personal care needs including getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and using the toilet
  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks
  • Completing service user records and paperwork in line with legislation
  • Ensuring health and safety is followed at all times and the require standards are met

This position would suit a candidate with a friendly and approachable manner, who is able to work on their own initiative and prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork

Personal qualities

  • Caring, patient and compassionate
  • You must have a passion and desire to work with mentally and physically challenged adults

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grades A*-C (9-4) in English and maths or equivalent is desired but not essential

Future prospects

There may be the opportunity to continue your employment at the end of the level 2 apprenticeship and progress to level 3.

Things to consider

Our service provides care and support between 7am and 10pm, 7 days a week.

We are looking for permanent care staff who can work either full-time, part time and/or weekends.

It is a requirement of employment with Crossroads as a care assistant working in the community, that you have a full driving licence and access to a car that is taxed, MOT tested (if necessary) and insured in your name for business use.


About the employer

Begin your journey of becoming a Care Assistant with one of the longest established and most highly regarded domiciliary care providers in Worcestershire.

Crossroads have been providing high quality, person centred care for over 35 years throughout Worcestershire. We offer a wide range of homecare services including personal care, assistance with cleaning, shopping and companionship.

Please visit our website at www.crossroadsworcs.org.uk

Please like and follow us on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/crossroadsworcestershire/

Employer

Crossroads Association

Address

Weir Lane

Worcester

WR2 4AY

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Kellie Greenway 07879 554914 kgreenway@aspirationtraining.com

  • Level 2 in Health and Social Care
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

Apprenticeship standard

Healthcare support worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy, please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the Aspiration Training Limited website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to Aspiration Training Limited, you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Jul 2022