Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprentice Age UK Gateshead

If you are compassionate, and believe in person centred care, then why not come and join our Dementia Day Centre where we will support you to develop the knowledge and skills that will help you to bring joy to others. Apply now as we would love to hear from you.

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

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 8.30am till 4.30pm shifts vary

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To escort one of Age UK Gateshead vehicles as a passenger assistant when required in accordance with Age UK policies and procedures.

To ensure the care and safety of customers during journeys.

To help customers, by using planned care, with all personal care tasks, mobility problems and assisting in the use of care aids.

Help in the promotion of cognitive and physical activities for customers through outings, conversation and other activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreational interests, reminiscence.

To assist in setting tables and trays, serving meals, supporting customers over mealtimes, preparing light meals, to wash up and undertaking light cleaning duties as required.

Be a team player with a willingness to listen and learn.

To observe customers’ personal and organisational confidentiality at all levels.

To participate in training courses and activities as required.

To carry out any other duties as directed by the Chief Executive.

The training you will be getting

On Point Apprenticeships programmes are delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and virtual methods by our fully qualified and industry experienced apprentice training team. Using their expert knowledge gained from time spent in the industry, weve tailored our programmes to use the most up-to-date tools and technologies so that the skills we create can be used directly in the workplace. As one of our learners, youll benefit from coaching, help and guidance from our dedicated team whose job it is to ensure your success. Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification and a Level 2 Diploma in Care.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Start a career in Health and Social Care.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team Working, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Age UK is a charity that supports older people to live well in later life. Supporting them with social opportunities, advice, support.


Age UK Gateshead


House on The Hill, Felling, Gateshead

NE10 9LR

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Feb 2024