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Apprentice L4 Senior Care Worker Maria Care Limited

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60 to £14,820.00

    Hourly Rate £9.50 Plus incentive Bonuses

    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

    30 hours per week various shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Apply professional judgement, standards and codes of practice relevant to the role
  • Develop and sustain professional relationships with others
  • Identify and access specialist help required to carry out role
  • Lead the specialist assessment of social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals with cognitive, sensory and physical impairments
  • Mentor colleagues to encourage individuals to actively participate in the way their care and support is delivered
  • Contribute to the implementation of processes to implement and review support plans
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to others for whom they are responsible
  • Apply risk management policies
    Contribute to the quality assurance of the service provided

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

  • Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to progress to higher level qualifications throughout your career.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C and above) Desired

About the employer

Maria Care is a homecare provider based in North Somerset providing excellent quality care packages personalised to your needs. We are a family run business with family values and a shared vision to support our clients in achieving independence in their home by delivering high quality care at an affordable price. We have gained our excellent reputation through engaging and working with our clients (and their families) during the period we are with them by helping to enrich their lives and combat isolation. With a team of 40+ employees we are committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults, delivering a great standard of care tailored to your individual needs ensuring a very personal service. We are a growing Care provider in North Somerset with our office situated in St Georges, Weston-super-Mare.


Maria Care Limited


Maria Care Limited

Suite 23 Pure Offices

Pastures Avenue St Georges

BS22 7SB



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Apprenticeship standard

Lead practitioner in adult care

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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