Care Assistant Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Coton House (Employer)

Aspiration Training Ltd. (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £129.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
26 July 2021(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
12 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An excellent opportunity has become available in the Wolverhampton area for an apprentice care assistant at Coton House. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

Responsibilities

Within the team the candidate will assist the other care assistants to plan and organise the care of the residents.Other duties may include working as part of a team to deliver an outstanding and professional service within the setting.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting service users with their personal care needs including getting up in the morning, dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and using the toilet
  • Helping to prepare meals and drinks, ensuring that the required standards are met
  • Planning and completing activities with the service users that will enhance their quality of life and encourage individual interests
  • Ensuring health and safety is followed at all times
  • Completing service user records and paperwork in line with legislation

Future Prospects

  • Further progression on to a Level 3 qualification

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • You must have a passion and desire to work with mentally and physically challenged adults

Qualities Required

  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Committed to completing a qualification
  • Great if able to work using own initiative

Qualifications Required

  • A*-C (9-4) grades in English and maths at GCSE level or equivalent

Training Provided

  • The successful candidate must be committed to a learning pathway within a vocational setting with full training up to Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social (with the possibility of progressing to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Health and Social care where appropriate)
  • This position would suit a candidate with a bubbly, outgoing personality who is able to work on their own initiative and is prepared to commit to the work required for an apprenticeship
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