Apprentice Care Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

M D J French & Co Ltd (Employer)

Paragon Training Academy Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £306.00
30.0 hours per week Working hours between 7am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm during the week (either in the mornings, evenings or both) and alternate weekends.
12 months (duration)
2 November 2020(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
26 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Join a professional team and enjoy a rewarding job in care with Caremark (Weymouth & West Dorset). This position is available to start immediately.


We were established in March 2015 and have become a reputable provider of personal care to adults in the Weymouth and Dorchester areas who choose to remain living in their own homes. Our services are mainly provided between 7am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm every day of the week. Therefore, our Care Assistants are required to either work in the mornings, evenings or both, including working alternate weekends.

As Apprentice Care Assistant you will be responsible for the wellbeing of our customers, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting/enabling
  • washing/dressing
  • Toileting
  • Bed making
  • Companionship
  • Administering Medication for customers in their own home

We are looking for somebody who is:

  • Caring
  • Dependable
  • A good listening

A full driving license and a car is required, and you should be living in the Weymouth, Portland or Dorchester area.

Our Care Assistants benefit from very competitive rates of pay, four weeks pro rata annual leave entitlement and flexible working hours. Full training and induction is provided, and you will receive comprehensive support from a very professional and enthusiastic team.

Future Prospects

There is potential for career development upon successful completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Working hours between 7am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm during the week (either in the mornings, evenings or both) and alternate weekends.

Skills Required

  • Good listening skills

Qualities Required

  • Caring
  • Dependable

Qualifications Required

Full UK Driving license and Car required as you will be visiting clients in their own homes.

Training Provided

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

On completion of this 12-month apprenticeship you will have achieved:

  • Level 2 Adult Care
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