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Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their team as an Apprentice Care Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this might be just the job for you!

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

Apply now

Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,909.20

    Please be aware that the wage shown below reflects the hourly wage for the first 6 months and will increase to £5.76 after 6 months and £9.50 after 12 months until the end of your apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Working 30 hours, 5 days out of 7, shifts TBC weekly.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000056062

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will learn to:

·         Enable customers to lead as active and independent lives as possible by providing holistic and personal care.

·         Promote choice to clients in their daily living by providing care.

·         Comply with CQC fundamental standards and Anchors policies and procedures at all times.

·         Prioritise tasks as appropriate.

·         Escalate concerns/issues as appropriate.

·         Record accurate and legible documentation.

·         Deliver a care plan.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Adult Care Worker.

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment.

The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We have big growth plans to ensure we can support the growing demand for care and aim to 'grow our own' talent. Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position and the opportunity to progress within the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-F/1-9) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled an NUS card NUS Apprentice extra. Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Anchor are the largest not for profit provider of Care for the over 55's in the UK. We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Care Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this could be just the perfect opportunity for you!

Employer

Anchor

Address

Ash Close

Faringdon

Oxford

SN7 8ER

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Louise Abram

louise.abram@babcockinternational.com

01704 502206

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

For further information on this vacancy and to apply please click ‘apply’. At this point you will enter the Babcock International website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. If you have any enquiries please contact Louise Abram on 01704 502206.

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

Apply now

Closing date: today