Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship in Tavistock Tavy Care Services

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to join our friendly team of community Care Practitioners in Tavistock and the surrounding area Devon. Providing high-quality and compassionate healthcare.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £11 per hour

  • Working week

    Work is in shifts which are TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Our team visit vulnerable people in their own homes
  • We provide care and support to people to enable them to stay at home. Our team undertake personal care , administer medication, provide food and drink
  • We care for some clients with complex needs who may require help with transferring and walking and with toileting needs.
    As a Community Care Practitioner,responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of the clients they visit
  • Undertaking the tasks as outlined in the care plan
  • Providing a good experience for our client
    Benefits include:
  • Paid travel time and mileage
  • 5.6 weeks paid annual leave a year
  • Flexible shifts to fit in and around your home life
  • Guaranteed contracted hours
  • Opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications and achieve career progression
  • A free blue light card gives you discounts on over 15,000 national retailers
  • £250 signing bonus

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

  • Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities
  • All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact. This involves regular catchups, check-in emails and calls
  • Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your studies. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible
  • On completion of this 18-month apprenticeship, you will have gained a Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Upon succesful completion of apprenticeships, opportunities to progress as a carer in adult health and social care within the organisation may be available


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

We are a family run domiciliary care agency providing care and support for people living at home with many life limiting and complex conditions . We believe in providing a high standard of care to people at home so they can remain in their own homes for as long as they want to . Our care team are the forefront of the business and like to make sure they are all well supported and valued.


Tavy Care Services


Office D, 3 Abbey Place


PL19 0AB

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Healthcare support worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2023