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Apprentice Housekeeper Kerria Court Care Home (Anchor)

Kerria Court Care Home (Anchor)
Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their team as an Apprentice Housekeeper. If you have strong interpersonal skills this may be the perfect opportunity for you. Apply today!

Kerria Court Care Home (Anchor) - 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 you to choose how your care is planned and delivered.

Kerria Court Care Home (Anchor)

08/04/2019    

14 months


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Job Summary

95545
GBP 129.90
30.00
Birmingham
11/02/2019
New Vacancy
Catering & Hospitality
Kerria Court Care Home (Anchor)
Full-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 Housekeeper. If you have an interest in cleaning and possess good time management and organisational skills then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Duties will include;

• Being responsible for the location being clean, pleasant and safe for customers to live in.

• Providing an effective and efficient laundry service, delivering a high level of customer care and encourage customer independence and choice to support happy living for the years ahead.

• Washing, drying and ironing customers clothes and linen, maintaining an organised washing system.

• Ensuring cleaning products are used effectively and instructions are followed.

• Managing workload ensuring washing is not mixed up.

• Ensuring health and safety procedures are followed at all times.

• Carrying out equipment checks and report concerns regarding equipment to line manager.

• Carrying out minor repairs and labelling of clothing as requested by customers.

• Assisting in marketing the location by ensuring vacant rooms/properties are prepared for prospective/new customers. Apprenticeship Highlights

• You will gain a nationally recognised Level 2 Hospitality Team Member qualification specialising in Housekeeping.

• 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.

Please be aware that the wage shown below reflects the weekly wage for the first 6 months and will increase to £150 after 6 months and 50% completion of your apprenticeship.

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

Previous cleaning experience and knowledge is desirable but not essential. 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, who is empathetic and has strong interpersonal skills. You should be organised and have excellent time management and a positive and professional approach when dealing with customers.

What does a typical placement look like

Previous cleaning experience and knowledge is desirable but not essential. 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.

What you should wear

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

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

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship specialising in Housekeeping.

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:95545)
Babcock Training Limited

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