Level 2 Health and Social Care Apprentice Edgeley House & Court

A fantastic training opportunity to join Edgeley House Residential Care Home to provide general care for clients, and gain a Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    30+ hours between 8am and 8pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    minimum of 12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

Health Care Apprentice required to support other Carers in the general care of residents, the role will involve:

  • Supporting residents with personal care including bathing, washing, oral hygiene, shaving, toileting, hair and nail care
  • Supporting residents to mobilise
  • Supporting residents with eating and drinking – serving food and drinks, assisting residents to eat and drink if required, clearing away after meals
  • Supporting residents with activities and interests

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to recognise poor practice
  • Knowledge of the Safeguarding Process
  • Ability to recognise and report hazards
  • Able to carry out moving and positioning techniques (after training)
  • Ability to show empathy
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Ability to work as a team

Personal qualities

  • Using initiative
  • Communicating effectively
  • Self - development
  • Quality focused
  • People skills

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C in English and Maths and ICT OR the ability to achieve Level 1 Functional Skills in these subjects.

Future prospects

Further training and full time employment could be available for the right candidate, based on individual’s performance.

About the employer

Edgeley House & Court is dedicated to combining the benefits of a homely environment with a skilled and effective personalised care service. The sixty-bedroom care facility is located in Whitchurch.

The privacy and personal freedoms of occupants are respected by carers who ensure service users are comfortable in both body and mind.


Edgeley House & Court


Edgeley Road


SY13 4NH

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Training provider

Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care to include:

  • CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)
  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2 (unless exempt)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College


Jenny Crowson

Other information

The successful candidate must be over 18 as they will be undertaking personal care duties and will be required to have a full DBS check prior to starting the role as well as satisfactory references.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017