Apprentice Adult Care Assistant CLAREMONT CARE HOME LIMITED

An apprentice adult care assistant is required to provide high quality care to all residents, as directed under the supervision of senior care workers. Your duties will include providing frontline care for vulnerable adults within their own homes, daycare centres, residential and nursing homes and other healthcare and escort residents to hospital, dentist, shops, or other approved excursions, as required.

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Closing date: 29 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Monday - Friday - shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Attend to the wishes and comfort, personal appearance and hygiene of residents at all times
  • Care for residents who are unwell or at the end of their life, with supervision
  • Take and chart observations of residents including weight, food and liquid intakes/output
  • Complete charts and care records as directed
  • Assist and actively encourage social care and the well-being of residents
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas in care and in respect of stimulation for residents to improve their quality of life
  • Assist with the reception and orientation of new residents in a reassuring manner
  • Prepare food trays and eating areas
  • Prepare residents for meals and provide assistance to residents with eating, as required
  • Tidy residents’ rooms and cupboards, keeping clothing and possessions in order
  • Make beds and change bed linen
  • Dispose of soiled linen in accordance with home procedures
  • Bag linen for collections
  • Escort residents to hospital, dentist, shops, or other approved excursions, as required
  • Ensure that all residents receive person centred care
  • Answer call bells, the front door, greet visitors

The training you will be getting

  • Adult Care Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

There is a 12 week induction period for all staff. Staff will be trained in the following areas so they have the correct skills and knowledge to provide excellent care. Induction will include training in: Health and Safety, Moving and Handling, First Aid, Fire Safety, Food Hygiene, Infection Control, Equality and Diversity, Mental Capacity Act, Dementia training, vulnerable adults at risk training. To complete the care certificate Undertake an Adult Care Level 2 apprenticeship. To use the whistle blowing policy to ensure no person is at risk in the care home and to take the correct actions. For example, immediately inform the manager and if necessary the manager will raise a safeguarding alert. To ensure that Equality and Diversity is practised within the care home by all who live, work and visit the care home. Any issues to be promptly reported to the Manager/Deputy.

About the employer

Claremont is a small 26 bedroom family home run by Mr Frank McDonnell, his wife Jenny, and his daughter Alicia Loyeau LLb (Hons) who is a qualified RGN and also has the Registered Manager's Award. The manager, Diane Chapman, has many years experience as a manager has the Registered Manager's Award and leads our trained and dedicated staff in making sure each of our service users are treated with individual care. Everyone who comes to Claremont is assured of a warm and friendly welcome. Our cooks prepare nutritious and delicious meals using fresh ingredients. Special diets are catered for with pleasure. Weekly activities provided include fun exercises, crafts, quizzes, bingo, manicures, music and hairdressing. Church representatives conduct regular services for those who wish to take part. All 26 of our rooms are en-suite and we benefit from having a new passenger lift and a new stairlift making Claremont completely accessible to all.






M33 4RZ

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Carley Charnock


Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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