Starcare Limited

Starcare Apprenticeship in Adult Care Worker Level 2 - Intermediate (Level 2)

Starcare Limited (Employer)

Richmond Training Academy Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,632.00
40.0 hours per week Shift 1- 5 working days 8am to 3pm alternative weekends Shift 2-5 working days 3pm to 10pm alternative weekends
13 months (duration)
10 December 2020(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
10 positions available
5 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Starcare are offering 10 places for apprenticeships in Adult Care, you will be working in Extra Care Housing and will be allocated a mentor who will be there to support you throughout your apprenticeship. Starcare are not just a care provider we are a family; you will be joining an organisation that cares passionately about their staff.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will be working in Extra Care Housing which is sheltered housing to enable people to live independently in the community, the apprentice will be providing care and support to these clients and will be supervised by a mentor who will be responsible for the care and support of the apprentice, the tasks undertaken by the apprentice will include , cleaning , cooking , medication , put to beds and taking part in events such as days out.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice will attend a four-day induction at Richmond Training Academy where they will gain a qualification in Stroke Awareness and start the Care Certificate, they will gain the Adult care Worker Standard and a Diploma in Adult Care.

The apprentices will be released for Class Based or Zoom Classroom Training 1 day a week throughout the apprenticeship, this will take place at the apprentice’s place of work in the training room or at Richmond Training Academy Ltd

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship, the apprentice will have the option of progressing to Level 3 Adult Care Worker. Starcare invest in tour staff and have a clear progression route from carer to senior to co-ordinator to registered manager for the right individual.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired
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