Cotteridge Church Day Centre

Health & Social Care Apprentice


Cotteridge Church Day Centre

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £128.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 9.00am - 3.30pm
duration: 12 months
start: 7 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Healthcare support worker (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2019 (application closing date)
We're an older adult day centre located centrally in Cotteridge (Kings Norton). We operate our Dementia Friendly Centre 5 days a week Monday to Friday and provide an engaging service with a variety of activities.


Duties to include:

  • Working with other Day Centre staff and volunteers to assist with the varying needs of all members
  • Assist with the preparation and serving of morning and afternoon light refreshments and also serving the mid day meal to the tables
  • Assist in organising daily activities when required, and to participate in them
  • To note and report to the Coordinator/Deputy any issues arising regarding the needs of the members
  • Supporting members with personal hygiene
  • Act as ambulance escort on a rota basis
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

Future Prospects

Possible progression in care.

Reality Check

Are you able to travel to and from the setting at times required? Are you passionate about a career in care?

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills 
  • Empathy - Caring nature with passion for helping others

Qualities Required

  • Caring nature
  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Looking to progress in a career in care

Qualifications Required

Good standard literacy & numeracy.

Training Provided

  • Health & Social Care Level 2
  • Maths and English Functional Skills Level 1 if required

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