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Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship - Bransgore Woodside Lodge Ltd

We are looking for Care Assistants to join our team and become a part of the family. You’ll play an essential role in our resident’s lives; they need your assistance with personal care, dietary requirements, socialising and comfort. You’ll be making a difference to someone’s quality of life every day; our resident’s smiles are magical.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,040.00

    Pay is £7.50 per hour weekdays, £8.50 per hour on weekends. There is also a night shift bonus.

  • Working week

    Monday-Sunday Shifts are usually 12hr 8am-8pm/8pm-8am or 6hr 8am-2pm/2pm-8pm. Assigned on a rota.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000075308

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A morning shift at Woodside Lodge starts with handover from Senior carer, then assisting with giving breakfast to resident’s and assisting with feeding those residents in need. Care assistants will then assist each resident with daily personal care (washing and dressing etc) either with another carer for those who need extra help or individually. Carers will make sure resident’s rooms are left tidy, beds made, curtains open etc. The care staff will then help residents to engage in social, mobility or cognitive activities. Care staff then assist with serving the lunch time meal and helping to feed those in need. Throughout the day they are also needed to monitor and assist with toileting, pressure area care, health observations and assistance with behaviours related to dementia.
Our benefits include:

Free meals on 12hr shifts
Free onsite parking
Paid breaks
Weekend and bank holiday pay enhancements
Night shift bonuses
Employee of the month scheme

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship could lead to the option to pursue level 3 training to attain a Senior Care Assistants role within our own organisation. It can also lead to higher education options within the care industry such as Nursing and Midwifery and the associated career paths.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

About the employer

We are a dementia specialist elderly person’s residential care home.

Employer

Woodside Lodge Ltd

Address

160 Burley Road

Bransgore

BH23 8DB

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Training

Training provider

PARAGON EDUCATION & SKILLS LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Oct 2022