Community social care worker apprenticeship SOLITAIRE HOME CARE SERVICES LTD

We pride ourselves in delivering a high standard of care to our service users in the community. We have opportunities to enhance your knowledge in the sector and proved you with a greater knowledge of the social care industry whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    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

    Shift work, Weekday and alternate weekend work, evening and early mornings. Minimum of 30 hours work a week available; more hours are available if required.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for reliable, dedicated & passionate new staff to join our expanding team to provide a professional and friendly care service to our service users in their own homes

As a Community Care Assistant you will:

Support our service users in a variety of ways depending on their needs, this could include but is not limited to:

  • Giving person centred care to those who need it most
  • Supporting both males & females
  • Support with dressing & toileting
  • Meal preparation & providing companionship

The training you will be getting

Throughout the apprenticeship you will be working towards your level 2 Diploma in Care and if required, Functional Skills. The apprenticeship will be delivered either face to face within the work place or virtually via teams. All hours will be agreed with the apprentice provider.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After completing the level 2 diploma there will be opportunities to progress onto a level 3 diploma in health and social care. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Evening and weekend work will be part of the requirements of the job.

About the employer

Solitaire Home Care was founded in 1995 to offer support, guidance and professional care to help individuals live independently in their own homes. Above all, we strive to provide outstanding, tailored care that enhances quality of life, supports wellbeing and allows clients to live life their way. We work closely with clients, relatives, local authorities, the NHS and the Care Quality Commission to develop the most suitable care solution for each individual.




Halesfield House

909 Aldridge Road

Great Barr

B44 8NS


Amy Jones or Hayley Jarvis


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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

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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