Homecare Assistant Apprenticeship TRUEARK HEALTHCARE LTD

Established with a commitment to enhancing the quality of life for individuals in need of support, TrueArk Healthcare has become a trusted name in the healthcare industry. They are currently looking for a Homecare Assistant apprentice to join their team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 9am and 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties:

  • Assisting with personal care (washing, dressing) and continence care (toileting and catheter care)
  • Preparing meals and drinks
  • Administering medication
  • Using moving and handling equipment
  • Liaising with GPs, nurses, occupational therapists, social workers and other professionals
  • Working with members of the team on a daily basis
  • Identifying causes for concern with our customers and reporting to management

The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Day release to West Suffolk College
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time/Part-time - positions available. Career progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Homecare requires individuals to work in the community, moving between houses in a given location. One of the requirements is to have a full driving license and access to a car.

About the employer

TrueArk Healthcare is an Ipswich based healthcare agency who provide staff to residential homes in and around Ipswich. TrueArk is best described as a small office environment, where the office staff are involved in contacting new and current clients in order to create work.




Mitre House, 4d Bond Street



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Training provider


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

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Mar 2024