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Adult Care Worker Apprentice ADVANCED CARE YORKSHIRE LIMITED

This is a an extremely rewarding opportunity to learn the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be an adult care worker. This is the best way to start a career in adult health care, where you will support staff members with providing the best support possible to customers in the community, catering to their every need.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Rota based shifts, to be agreed upon successful appointment.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000064893

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To follow specific care plans put in place by the organisation as agreed with the customer
  • Building relationships with customers, being consistent with care provided
  • To assist clients with their medication at the agreed level of support and as detailed in their Medication Care Needs Assessment
  • To provide light general household domestic duties, including housework and laundry, as detailed in the care plan or instructed by management
  • To take responsibility for the safe handling of property and equipment belonging to the client
  • To maintain good communication and develop effective working relationships with clients including talking and listening to them about their interests
  • To help the client to maintain contact with their family and friends
  • To ensure as safe as possible the living environment for the client

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

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the successful applicant will achieve the Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard. There is no scheduled day release, but the applicant would be welcome to arrange attendance at the college to work with their skills coach in order to complete tasks where required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the Level 2 course, there is an opportunity to progress to the level 3 lead adult care worker qualification, as well as the potential for full-time employment.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Desired

About the employer

Advanced Care Yorkshire is a home care provider with offices based on Livingstone Road, Hessle. There is an extremely supportive team in place who have a real passion for providing services to their customers. The company go above and beyond to ensure their customers are given the support and care they need. Everybody in the Advanced Care Yorkshire team has a role to play in order to provide the excellent care their customers deserve. With that in mind, the organisation is very supportive to the members of its team, and promote a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with a range of opportunities available for existing members of staff in order for each member to realise their true potential.

Employer

ADVANCED CARE YORKSHIRE LIMITED

Address

Unit 5

Waterside Business Park

Livingstone Road

HU13 0EG

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Training

Training provider

HULL COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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