Detailed Job Description
Anchor are the largest not for profit provider of Care for the over 55’s in the UK and offer Apprenticeship opportunities across England. We have big growth plans to ensure we can support the growing demand for care and aim to ’grow our own’ talent.
We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Care Assistant As an apprentice you will learn to;
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 Within the first 12 weeks of your induction period;
You will have the ability to read, understand and contribute to care plans Learn about Health and safety in the workplaceComplete all Statutory and Mandatory TrainingCare Certificate 15 standards
As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship. Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role.
This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English. Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.
Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.