Home Care Assistant Apprenticeship SOS HOMECARE LTD

SOS Home Care provides a person-centred service for clients in their own homes. We enable clients to live as independently as possible. The role of a Home Care Assistant involves personal care, meal preparation, medication, and support to access the community. You do not need to drive for the role as you will be based in one area.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,620.72

    SOS will be paying 13.00 per hour weekdays 13.25 per hour on weekend We will be paying £5.28 when staff are attending college

  • Working week

    Working 30 hours on a rota basis between Monday and Sunday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214093

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • SOS Homecare are looking for enthusiastic, committed, and caring individuals to join our friendly, caring and supportive team
  • SOS Home Care provides a person-centred service for clients in their own homes. We enable clients to live as independently as possible
  • The role of a Home Care Assistant involves personal care, meal preparation, medication, and support to access the community. You do not need to drive for the role as you will be based in one area
  • We aim to provide excellent service to all our service users, so that what we do makes a positive difference to their lives, enabling them as individuals to become more engaged in activities in their communities, to be more self-determining, enjoy meaningful relationships, enhance skills, abilities and quality of life.

We are looking for people with or without caring experience that want to make a difference in someone’s life. We will provide all our new starters with a full induction and then provide ongoing refresher training.

We have got an excellent training manager in post which gives our staff access to other courses on top of this. We are constantly looking to develop our staff and provide them with the opportunities to become experts within their fields. We offer a career, not just a job!

The training you will be getting

  • To attend Warrington and Vale Royal College every 4 to 6 weeks to work towards your Adult Care Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care Qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once people have completed their course, they will become a full-time employee of SOS Homecare

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

SOS Home Care provides a person-centred service to clients in their own homes. We enable clients to live independently as possible. The role of a Home Care Assistant involves personal care, meal preparation, medication, and support to access the community. You do not need to drive for the role as you will be based in the one area. We aim to provide excellent service to all our service user's so that what we do makes a positive difference to their lives enabling them as individuals to become more engaged in activities in their communities, to be more self-determining, enjoy meaningful relationships, enhance skills, abilities and quality of life.

Employer

SOS HOMECARE LTD

Address

16 Walton Road

Stockton Heath

Warrington

WA4 6NL

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Training

Training provider

WARRINGTON & VALE ROYAL COLLEGE

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

Contact

Hope Thomas

hthomas@wvr.ac.uk

01925 494466

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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