Apprentice Dementia Services Lead Ablewell Care

The apprentice will deliver direct support to people living in their own home, with a focus toward those living with dementia, and continuously improving our services for those people. They will champion excellent care, and continuously seek self-development. You will offer support to care workers who are working with people living with dementia.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay is 4 weekly, or weekly. All training is funded by the company, and training time paid. 28 days paid holiday.

  • Working week

    Working pattern to be negotiated at interview and will include some evening work. 1 day off each week and every other weekend.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support groups for people living with dementia and their Carers
  • Activity sessions
  • Well-being assessments and Action Planning
  • Support to family members 
  • Engaging with the local community to improve the lives of those living with dementia
  • Promotion of workforce development and upskilling our staff team
  • The role also includes the direct delivery or personal care and support

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

  • Completion of the industry recognised Care Certificate inclusive of practical training in Moving People and Medication Administration
  • Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship (Level 3 Diploma)
  • Advanced Training in Dementia 
  • Training will be on and off the job, with 1 day each week to complete training and assessment at our office base or at the candidate's home address
  • Following the Apprenticeship, there will be the opportunity for further development

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once successfully qualified, there will be the opportunity to manage the company's dementia services

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C or new grade 4 or above) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Care Work (Grade PASS) Desired

Things to consider

The role will include travel within our local areas, up to a radius of 15 miles of Macclesfield.

About the employer

Our team is led by a group of local, experienced managers, with average experience of over 20 years, who share a passion to enable people to live in their own home, because we believe that to reach the greatest level of independence, an individual’s own environment is the best place for them to be. As a well established, independent organisation, we have the security and autonomy to adapt, and work flexibly in ways that are the best for our customers and colleagues.


Ablewell Care





SK10 1JQ


Rachael Beard

01625 496300

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)

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