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Care Assistant Apprentice SILVA CARE LIMITED

Would you like a role that is rewarding and makes a difference in people's lives? Here is an exciting opportunity for you to work at Silva Care to help provide personalised and high-quality support for people with learning disabilities in local communities.

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,015.00

    Benefits such as Holiday Caravan, Greyfleet, Driving Incentive, Wild Place Membership, Discounted rate on Fitbit, Tech Scheme (Curry's vouchers up to £400), Refer-a-friend, Cycle to work scheme, Monthly Prize Draws for Staff Members and much more.

  • Working week

    All depends on the service. Our day services are 8:30am – 4:30pm, shifts, may work on weekends or evenings.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000099476

  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The job role is to ensure that each service user receives care appropriate to their individual need by promoting a caring environment for service users through high standards of practice which are conducive to the physical, emotional, social, intellectual and spiritual needs of the service users.
  • Assist in the implementation of the requirements of the National Minimum Standards for Domiciliary Care Agencies, published in accordance with the Care Standards Act 2000.
  • Work within, and promote, the policies and procedures of Silva Care

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

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Adult Care Worker Standards
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Silva Care is committed to supporting people to meet their full potential in all aspects of life. Seniors, managers and service managers started at Silva Care as care assistant/ support worker and worked their way up.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Passionate, Punctual, Reliable, Honest

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grade 1/2) Essential

Things to consider

Apprentice age 16 is £ 7.29/hour, age 17 and above is £7.70 per hour. Salary is paid on a monthly basis.

About the employer

Founded in July 2007 with one supported living house and one short breaks house, plus a small amount of community Outreach services. The ethos of the company was very much about providing personalised and high-quality support for people with learning disabilities in their local communities, and about providing access to a wide range of social, leisure, training, and development opportunities. We started with approximately 30 staff and have steadily grown over the past 11 years and now support over 219 people and have over 250 staff across our services. Throughout the growth, we have continued to maintain our ethos of person centred high quality community-based support. THE CODE WE LIVE BY; Silva Care Core Values Communication - Building relationships through trust, empowerment, and collaboration Opportunity - Silva care is committed to supporting people to meet their full potential in all aspects of life. Respect - Every person has the right to be treated with dignity, empathy and respect. Equality & Inclusion - The fundamental right every person has to be a valued citizen and to be included in every aspect of their local community. Well-Being - Supporting people to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle which promotes well-being.

Employer

SILVA CARE LIMITED

Address

Woodlands Grange

Woodlands Bradley Stoke

Bristol

BS32 4JY

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Training

Training provider

BESPOKE CONSULTANCY & EDUCATION LIMITED

Contact

Sophie Edwards

sophie.edwards@bcelearn.co.uk

07949 367107

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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