Apprentice Care Assistant - Anchor Holmpark

  • Holmpark Care Home (Anchor)
  • Birmingham
  • £5.42 per hour

Anchor are offering a fantastic opportunity to join their 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!

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  • GMFJ Reference
    246156
  • Wages
    £5.42 p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    06/02/2024
  • Start Date
    20/03/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    12 months plus 3 months to complete End Point Assessment

  • Location
    Birmingham
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Health & Social Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Adult care worker (ST0005)
  • Employer
    Holmpark Care Home (Anchor)

Description

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 clients 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.

Please be aware that the wage shown below reflects the hourly wage for the first 6 months and will increase to £6.16 after 6 months and £10.90 after 12 months until the end of your apprenticeship. As part of your Apprenticeship, Anchor will support you in getting to work by offering a travel allowance of up to £500 per year. This will be claimed back each week/month using an expenses claim which would be completed by you and the Home Manager.

To become an apprentice, you must:

  • be 16 or over
  • not already be in full-time education

You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.

As an apprentice you’ll:

  • have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace
  • learn and train for a specific job
  • get paid and receive holiday leave
  • get hands-on experience in a real job
  • study for at least 20% of your working hours
  • complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship
  • be on a career path with lots of future potential

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.

Levels of an apprenticeship

Each apprenticeship has a level and an equivalent education level. You can start an apprenticeship at any level.

At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent education level. For example, if you complete a level 3 apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent of an A level.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Inspiro Learning Limited on 0 (Ref ID: 246156)

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.


No qualifications are required.

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 Inspiro's 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.

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

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Opportunities with Inspiro Learning Limited

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 Inspiro 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 Inspiro has the employer partnerships to offer apprentice job vacancies in your area.

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