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Apprentice Care Assistant

Glendale (Anchor Trust)
Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Care Assistant. If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this might be just the job for you!

Glendale (Anchor Trust) - Employer

Our passion at Anchor is giving older people a choice of great places and ways to live. We offer purpose-built retirement properties to rent or buy and specialist residential and dementia care homes at over 1,000 locations across the country. We are committed to providing all of our customers, whatever their needs, with exactly the right level of care. We understand that people value keeping their independence and so encourage the service users to choose how their care is planned and delivered. Our insight and reputation are built on 50 years’ experience, for which we are continually recognised within the care sector and by the people who live with us.

Glendale (Anchor Trust)

03/09/2018    

12 MONTHS


This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

88327
GBP 129.90
30.00
Walton-On-Thames
13/07/2018
Closed
Health & Social Care
Glendale (Anchor Trust)
Part-Time



Detailed Job Description

Anchor are the largest not for profit provider of Care for the over 55’s in the UK. We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Care Assistant.

If you have a caring nature, a natural interest in people and want to make a difference then this could be just the perfect opportunity for you!

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;

• Gain the ability to read, understand and contribute to care plans.

• Learn about Health and safety in the workplace.

• Complete all Statutory and Mandatory Training.

• Care Certificate 15 standards.

Apprenticeship Highlights

• You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 Adult Care Worker qualification.

• You will receive onsite training with an award winning training provider who will support and guide you throughout your Apprenticeship journey.

• Gain life skills.

• Gain confidence.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

None required as full training will be provided but GCSE’s at grade A-C in English and Maths would be an advantage.

Skills required

No experience required but you must have the desire to learn new skills, the ability to work as part of a team and individually and the ability to prioritise and plan around customers’ needs.

Personal Qualities

We are looking for someone with a caring nature, an approachable attitude and commitment and passion to providing high quality care.

Future prospects

We have big growth plans to ensure we can support the growing demand for care and aim to ’grow our own’ talent. Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position and the opportunity to progress within the company.

Additional Information

Training provided

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.

Babcock Training Limited - Learning Provider

In today’s competitive marketplace, developing the right skills can help you to get ahead and stay ahead. Apprenticeships are a great way to achieve qualifications and earn money whilst also gaining the work experience employers look for. 

Choose an apprenticeship with Babcock and they will help you to take your first step to an outstanding career.  As one of the UK’s largest work-based training providers Babcock has the employer partnerships to offer apprentice job vacancies in your area.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 or email: Susan.Johnson@babcockinternational.com (Ref ID:88327)
Babcock Training Limited

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