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Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant Anchor

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their team as an Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this might be just the job for you!

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,909.20

  • Working week

    Working 5 days out of 7. Shifts varying which will include weekends. Shifts confirmed on appointment on a rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122420

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Being responsible for the location being clean, pleasant and safe for customers to live in
  • Providing an effective and efficient laundry service, delivering a high level of customer care and encourage customer independence and choice to support happy living for the years ahead
  • Washing, drying and ironing customers clothes and linen, maintaining an organised washing system
  • Ensuring cleaning products are used effectively and instructions are followed
  • Managing workload ensuring washing is not mixed up
  • Ensuring health and safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Carrying out equipment checks and report concerns regarding equipment to line manager
  • Carrying out minor repairs and labelling of clothing as requested by customers
  • Assisting in marketing the location by ensuring vacant rooms/properties are prepared for prospective/new customers

Apprenticeship Highlights:

  • You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 Hospitality Team Member qualification specialising in Housekeeping
  • You will receive onsite training with an award winning training provider who will support and guide you throughout your Apprenticeship journey
  • Gain life skills
  • Gain confidence

Please be aware that the wage shown below reflects the hourly wage for the first 6 months and will increase to £5.76 after 6 months and £9.50 after 12 months until the end of your apprenticeship contract. As part of your apprenticeship, Anchor will support you in getting to work by offering a travel allowance of up to £500 per year. This will be claimed back each week/month using expenses claim which would be completed by you and the Home Manager.

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

  • As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member – Housekeeping specialism
  • Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentice’s chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in maths and English
  • Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment
  • The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role
  • Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We have big growth plans to ensure we can support the growing demand for care and aim to 'grow our own' talent. Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position and the opportunity to progress within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-F/1-9) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Anchor are the largest not for profit provider of Care for the over 55's in the UK. We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Housekeeping Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this could be just the perfect opportunity for you!

Employer

Anchor

Address

Kerria Court

64 Cregoe Street

B15 2DY

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Debbie Pennington

DebbiePennington@babcockinternational.com

01704502243

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Feb 2023