Level 3 Adult Care Leader Apprentice THE ORDERS OF ST. JOHN CARE TRUST

A level 3 Adult Care Leader Apprentice is required. You will be accountable to the Deputy or Home Manager for the management of the team which you are leading, as well as participating in caring tasks.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Higher rates of pay at weekends. £3000 of fully funded Apprenticeship training. Blue Light Card and “My Rewards” programme, offering you discounts on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more.

  • Working week

    Shifts are 12.15 hours long and vary on start and finish times. Most homes are 7.30-7.30.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be:
- Manage rotas ensuring these are used to the best effect for the physical, social and emotional care of residents and effective running of the establishment.
- Ensure that team members understand and endorse the Trust values.
- Responsibility for clear lines of communication ensuring employees are fully conversant with their duties.
- Support and participate in any training requirements.
- Ensure all medications, including controlled drugs are administered, recorded, maintained and replenished at all times in accordance with the Trust policies and procedures
- Ensure care is delivered in accordance with the care plan.
- Monitor and re-evaluate care needs in partnership with the resident.- Promote resident wellbeing by monitoring and re-evaluation of care needs in partnership with the resident.

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

Over the course of 18 months (dependent upon the level of course an apprentice is being enrolled onto), you will study modules such as personal development in care settings, the responsibilities of a care worker, handling information in care settings, implementing person-centred care plans, safeguarding & protection in care settings, duty of care in care settings, communication in care settings, equality & inclusion in care settings and health & safety and wellbeing in care settings (these units may differ).

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 3 qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Care.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 3 qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Care.

Possibility of a permanent placement.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, committed, passionate, Caring


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Must be over 18 due to offering personal care to service users

About the employer

The Order of St. Johns Care Trust is a great place to work; we’ve been providing care for almost 1,000 years and we’re currently the second largest not-for-profit provider in the UK. Not-for-profit means that we reinvest every penny we make into our residents, colleagues and the care homes we live and work in. Therefore, we offer a great range of benefits, including a competitive salary, training and development. Alongside keeping their colleagues safe with PPE and daily testing.




Spine Rd,


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Training provider



Mya Howard


Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)

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