Buckland Care Ltd

Apprentice Care Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Buckland Care Ltd (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £252.00
36.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
29 November 2021(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
27 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Do you want to work in a stunning care home with an excellent team where progression is encouraged? Kingland House is a brilliant place to start your caring career.


Care Apprentice is a vital role in ensuring the wellbeing and quality of life of a resident. You will work with residents to help them live their lives to the full wherever they are able. It is the ultimate ‘people job’ – you will build solid relationships and trust with the vulnerable service users, sometimes in challenging situations.

Duties will include:

  • You will support the service users to wash, dress, undress, and help them with continence care, feeding, hydration, oral care, hair care, nail care and emotional support and stimulation
  • Participate in activities and community support where required. As a care assistant plays a major role in creating a happy and caring environment adopting a totally flexible approach and attitude to the challenges of the post
  • You will support service users with dignity, empathy and respect and you will promote independence, inclusion and stimulation at all times.We will train you in all aspects of care and ensure that your training is up to date and refreshed regularly
  • There is opportunity to progress up to a Senior Care Assistant role if you really thrive as a Care Assistant

Future Prospects

  • There is the view for this to be a permanent position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Reality Check

Benefits will include:

  • Extra paid day off on your birthday
  • Refund on your DBS check after probation is passed
  • Competitive rates of pay with the opportunity to increase this through training and development
  • Annual wage reviews
  • Support and funding for RQF Qualifications
  • Carers will be trained to the nationally recognised Care Certificate level
  • Opportunity for overtime where possible
  • Homely, mostly non-purpose built care homes
  • Free hot meals on a long shift
  • Free uniforms provided
  • Paid breaks
  • Free parking
  • Special bank holiday pay rates on major bank holidays
  • Learning & Development - free training (you are paid to attend training) and personalised training plans
  • Recognition Rewards - e.g. employee of the month
  • Friend Referral Reward Scheme
  • Parties & Events

Skills Required

  • Able to use initiative
  • Able to work in a team as well as on your own at times

Qualities Required

  • A warm & friendly personality
  • A good communicator
  • Reliable

Qualifications Required

  • None required; however, English and maths will be assessed as part of the interview process

Training Provided

Level 2 Health & Social Care qualificationFunctional Skills Maths & English (if required)
Further training provided by the company
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