Apprentice Care Assistant.

Slurp - Wisbech Wisbech

This is a fantastic opportunity to complete an Apprenticeship Programme in a caring environment, with a friendly employer. Duties include contributing to individual support for people with disabilities and fun activities.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Health & Social Care

  • GMFJ Reference
    136335
  • Wages
    £4.30 p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    30/06/2021
  • Start Date
    15/09/2021

  • Location
    Wisbech
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Health & Social Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Slurp - Wisbech

Description of Opportunity

We cater for adults with a learning disability. The design has been very much with our customers in mind, we have a calming and modern environment with areas for activities, quiet reflection along with social spaces for communal times. We appreciate we are all individuals and want our customers to have a sense of purpose and fulfilment.

All of our activities will aim to:

  • Build independence
  • Create social experiences, develop friendships and positive relationships
  • Enable life skills
  • Grow confidence
  • Support self-esteem and awareness
  • Increase health & wellbeing
  • Enable real work experience

Carers strive to be sensitive to the Residents’ ever changing needs. Such needs may be medical/therapeutic (for physical and mental welfare), cultural, psychological, spiritual, emotional and social. Residents are encouraged to participate in the development of their individualised Care Plans in which the involvement of family and friends may be appropriate and is greatly valued.
You would be expected to carry out various duties which will include:

  • Provide attention when needed, whilst ensuring Clients retain their comfort and dignity
  • Closely monitor Clients who may be confused and/or who have behavioural problems
  • Helping out in the unit to support your Team to cover holidays, absence etc .
  • Pay particular attention to assisting Clients who have limited mobility, or physical/learning difficulties, making the best use of aids provided Ensure the Care Centre’s resources are used appropriately
  • Make and change beds, ensuring that rooms are clean and tidy, and commodes are empty, in line with the Care Centre’s disposal of waste policy

What are we looking for?
Someone who has a practical approach, customer focused, flexible when it comes to shifts
Rewards and Benefits
Successful completion of a probationary period and completion of the Apprenticeship programme will allow the candidate to be trained on further areas within the business and the next position on the succession plan could lead to a supervisory position

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Adult Carer Qualification. Your qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Regional Trainer coming to visit you in the workplace on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 (Ref ID: 136335)

• The ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with vulnerable people and their families,• Good listening skills,• An empathetic approach to clients,• The ability to gain the trust of clients and their families and to build good relationships with vulnerable people,• The ability to carry out practical and domestic duties, Good problem solving abilities,• Team Work,• Good written communication skills.
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As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Adult Carer Qualification. Your qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Regional Trainer coming to visit you in the workplace on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship


• Passionate about care• A general interest in people• Enjoys helping others• Trustworthy• Patience• Emotional resilience


This is a long term position for the right candidate.

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