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Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship HAZELHURST FARM LTD

Making a difference to people’s lives is the best feeling. Come and join our happy team at Hazelhurst Farm where no two days are the same: caring for the animals, cooking, planting vegetables/flowers, swimming, disco, music sessions, visits into the community, skittles, sensory sessions and massage.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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

    10am - 3pm 5 days a week. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000087479

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Preparing vegetables and assisting clients to be as involved as possible in the process
  • Animal care (clients pets)….chickens, goats and a rabbit all require cleaning out and feeding…support the adults to take a full part in all these processes
  • Going out into the community for a disco, music and move session, swimming and walks out or lunch out

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

The apprenticeship training will be delivered on the job at Hazelhurst farm Somerton by experienced staff who will support with high quality advice and support throughout. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Adult Care Worker Level 2 standard. On completion the apprentice will receive Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification. Functional Skills in Maths and English may also be required depending on current level.   

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be a permanent position in the business for the right person.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Please be aware this job role requires you to assist with toileting and personal care tasks. You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Day Service for adults with a range of physical and learning disabilities

Employer

HAZELHURST FARM LTD

Address

HAZELHURST FARM

SOUTH HILL

SOMERTON

TA11 7JG

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Contact

Wendy Jenkins

wendy.jenkins@yeovil.ac.uk

01935845392

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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