Health and Social Care Apprentice

Wirral Christian Centre Trust Ltd

Wirral Christian Centre - manage a care home called Orton House, based within the Birkenhead area, they are looking for the right candidate to fill their vacancies to help care and support the elderly within the home

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

39 hrs Monday to Sunday

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

01 May 2017

Date posted

03 May 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



2 available


  • Contribute to health and social care environment
  • Handle information in health and social care setting
  • Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Understand mental health problems
  • Dementia/alzheimer awareness and knowledge
  • Safeguarding
  • Understand the role of communication and interaction within individuals
  • Principles of infection control
  • Cleaning dcontamination and waste management
  • Providing personal care including bathing feeding and dressing individuals with guidance from others
  • Assisting at meal times
  • Supporting residents with day to day activites
  • Ensuring residents receive good quality support
  • Flexible working hours
  • Shift work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Friendly and willing to help and support others
  • Able to understand and communicate effectively
  • Great time keeper
  • Able to work flexibly around clients needs and also hours given
  • Understanding the needs and requirements of individuals
  • Caring nature
  • Use common sense
  • Great listener
  • Able to carry out daily tasks when asked

Personal qualities

  • Diplomatic approach
  • Approachable
  • Friendly
  • Willing
  • Supportive
  • Positive
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Complete all necessary paperwork where and when required
  • Any other duties required by employer

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs A*-C or equivalent qualifications - however not essential - committed to health and social care

Future prospects

Progression onto L3 in Health and Social care and if you are successful a full time job role

Things to consider

Are you willing to work bank holidays, Christmas and all other seasonal times?

About the employer

Wirral Christian Centre Trust pride themselves on the care that they give within their local community. They have been established for many years and take pride in the service they deliver to the elderly within their home. They also run a nursery so you are a support mechanism for both businesses.


Wirral Christian Centre Trust Ltd


Woodchurch Road


CH41 2UE

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Training provider

L2 Health and Social Care inclusive of functional skills and also technical certificate

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment


Jules Westbrook

Other information

‘From October 1st 2015 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.’

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2017