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Residential Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship RKL CARE LTD

Do you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference? Then this is the role for you! We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join the team as Adult Care Apprentice within The Hollies Residential Care home.

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

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Sunday on a rota, given in advance. - Shifts are 8am to 3pm, 3pm to 10pm and nights 10pm to 8am for over 18's

    Total hours per week: 32.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Enable customers to lead as active and independent lives as possible by providing holistic and personal care
  • Promote choice to customers in their daily living by providing care, which meets care quality commissions (CQC) fundamental standards and support happy living for the years ahead
  • Comply with CQC fundamental standards and Anchors policies and procedures at all times
  • Prioritise tasks as appropriate
  • Escalate concerns/issues as appropriate
  • Record accurate and legible documentation
  • Deliver a care plan
  • Identify and report signs of poor practice or abuse
  • Identify and ensure health and safety standards are met
  • To spend one day per week in the office environment supporting with assiciated administration duties. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to communicate with clients in a professional but friendly manner
  • Job task planning and organising
  • Ability to work with others
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to complete paperwork accurately - paying attention to details. 

Personal qualities

  • Energetic, driven and positive
  • Pleasant and friendly personality
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the work-based learning route
  • Caring at patient nature
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Excellent timekeeping

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are required however GCSE C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent) would be desirable. This opportunity is more about having the right nature to work in the Care sector. Wildes Education will support the successful candidate to complete English and maths if required. 

Future prospects

The pay rate is initially set at National Minimum Wage for the age group of the candidate. On successful completion of the 6 month probationary period the pay rate will rise to £9.10. The wage shown in this advert is that based of an 18 year old - for more information on National Minimum wage please visit: To progress in the Health and Social Care industry and have a drive to succeed and take on further qualifications to enhance your skill set.

Things to consider

You will be required to complete an enhanced DBS vetting process if successful. The cost of this to be covered by the employer.

About the employer

The Hollies is a small, independent care home which is run professionally, responsibly and most importantly, with integrity and care.

We are proud with the reputation the home has developed and if you are seeking care for yourself or a parent, friend or relative, we are confident you will like us. Why?

It’s not just because The Hollies feels like a home; nor is it because of our interesting, enjoyable activities and good food. It is because we are profoundly concerned with our residents’ welfare and happiness. This is the driving force behind everything we do and this is what makes us different.

Our fees are in line with expected to pay rates set by Nottinghamshire County Council and we are happy to explain funding opportunties for your stay.

We provide person centred care to all our residents as only a small home can often provide.




The Hollies Residential Home, 19-23 London Road


DN22 6AT

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Training provider

W Academy & Education

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wildes Education


Kate Evason 07884698439

Level 2 Adult Care Worker Standard

Functional Skills in maths and English will be delivered if required

As well as a great in-house training package at 'The Hollies'

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Dec 2021