Do you want to start your career within the care sector? If so, Abbeyfield Grange based in Sheffield have a fantastic opportunity for a person that is passionate about providing care. Reporting to the Senior Support Worker, day to day duties will include: work as part of a team to provide a high level of physical and emotional, 24 hour care to all service users as directed by the homes management team, and to cooperate with others in their care, treatment and support, for example GP’s Mental Health Workers and Relatives.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,266.40 to £18,287.10

    £4.81 for first 12 months increasing to £10.42

    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

    Working hours between: 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am. Days to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 33.75

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Work within the guidelines set out in the General Social Care Council, Codes of Practice, and comply with Care Quality Commission’s Essential Standards of Quality and Safety, and to support the manager to enable these standards to be met.

Be guided by the homes policies and procedure in relation to:

  • The standards of care provided
  • Health and safety standards
  • All other policies and procedures
  • And to guide the care assistants and trainees in these policies and procedures
  • To attend all training course deemed by the management appropriate to the development of the individual support worker
  • To be responsible for the social and welfare activities of service users including willingness to contribute to day trips and holidays
  • To be flexible
  • To be able to relate to people in a way that helps them enjoy life

Be willing to perform other duties in other departments as required.

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

Adult care worker, Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard (GCSE)

  • Including 1 day per week at college
  • Including End Point Assesment 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of full-time employment subject to successful completion of Apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5x GCSE including English Language and Maths (Grade A*-D/9-3) Essential

Things to consider

Please note due to the nature of this position and adult personal care, you must be over the age of 18 to apply for this position.

About the employer

bey Grange Care Home in Sheffield offers a home from home environment for those in need of extra care. As one of the most respected nursing homes in Sheffield, we offer specialised residential, dementia and nursing care, with a warm family atmosphere that stems from our person-centred approach to daily life. We understand everyone is different so getting to know our residents is key, creating a personal bond that allows for truly tailored care.






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Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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