Care Assistant Apprentice CARE UK COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS LTD

If you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding career all whilst earning as you learn, then join Care UK and undertake an apprenticeship and make a real difference. You'll be helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible, alongside other tasks.

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

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,380.00

    £10.50 per hour.

  • Working week

    30 hours per week. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000128206

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Care UK apprenticeship programme begins with a 12-week induction. This combines practical training with e-learning and sessions with a shadow coach to give you the basic skills you’ll need. Once you’ve completed this, you’ll start on the job. Working as part of a friendly, close-knit care team, you’ll learn how to provide high quality care to residents in a safe manner. At the same time, we’ll give you the support you need to make a success of your apprenticeship. You’ll attend regular training workshops and you’ll have a learning coach to encourage and support you.

We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new staff members, meaning we will give you all the tools and knowledge you need to have a successful career with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.

We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

Here's what you can benefit from working with Care UK:

  • Full-time minimum of 12 month’s apprenticeship (minimum 30 hours per week)
  • Competitive pay
  • High quality 12-week induction
  • Supportive learning coach
  • Enrolment in an Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Option to apply and move on for a Level 3 Apprenticeship (if successful at Level 2)
  • Opportunity to work towards a clinical or management role
  • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay
  • Award Winning Care Provider (Residential Care Provider of the Year - Health Investor Awards 2022 & more)
  • Long service awards
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Concerts for Carers (apply for free tickets to concerts at a various venues)
  • Competitive refer a friend bonus
  • GEM Awards - we recognise colleagues who go the extra mile
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Pension contribution
  • Free uniform
  • Access to PPE


What you’ll be doing:

  • Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible
  • Respecting residents’ rights of choice, privacy and dignity
  • Support residents with personal care and mealtimes
  • Working as part of a team to identify residents’ unique goals and implement personalised care plans
  • Working flexibly to help residents explore new interests, engage in physical activities, and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment


So, if you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding career, please click the apply button to speak to one of our team for more information.

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

Level 2 Diploma in Care.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing development and support.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent None Required (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

Larkland House care home in Ascot provides excellent care in lovely surroundings. The dedicated and experienced team in our purpose-built care home in Ascot, Berkshire, offers a range of care options for older people, including residential, nursing and respite care including for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Being an established care home, Larkland House has developed a great reputation for delivering the highest standards of care.

Employer

CARE UK COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS LTD

Address

Larkland House

Ascot

SL5 7EG

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Oct 2023