Apprentice Adult Care Assistant CARDINAL CARE SERVICES LIMITED

The role will be to assist our clients with domestic tasks around their home, meal preparation, medication and any personal care elements, as well as any social supper they may need when in the community, such as going out shopping, day trips, hospital visits, etc.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 per hour

  • Working week

    Various shifts including weekend and bank holiday working.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To work shifts as a team member in partnership with the management team and other junior carers within the team
  • Meeting the service users needs based on care plans, manual handling of assignments and risk assessments
  • Providing holistic care to clients which includes providing support with personal hygiene, feeding and dressing, administration of prescribed medicines, ensuring comfort, privacy and dignity of service users
  • Maintenance of reports and records

The training you will be getting

Adult Care Level 2 apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression onto Adult Care Worker level 3.

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

Things to consider

• Dedicated, passionate and hard working • Relevant experience of working in a socail care environment • Experience of dealing with complex care needs is an advantage but not essential • Up to date CV • Up to date DBS certficate ( we can help with this if needed) • Driver advantageous (Pool car available )

About the employer

Cardinal Care Services provides bespoke personal care services in the home. We are currently recruiting for friendly, compassionate and proactive carers, preferably with some experience of delivering personal care. Candidates must have an element of flexibility and be able to demonstrate their commitment to providing high level of care to the elderly.








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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


Joanne McElroy


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: 16 Jun 2024