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Care assistant apprenticeship

Job description
An opportunity has arisen with an employer in the Wolverhampton area for an apprenticeship position in Health and Social Care. Within the team the candidate will assist the other care assistants to plan and organise the care of the residents.

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

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.

Entry requirements
  • Good Literacy A*-C grades in English at GCSE level or equivalent
  • Good Numeracy A*-C grades in Maths at GCSE level or equivalent
Skills required

You must have a passion and desire to work in a residential care setting.


Personal qualities
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Committed to completing a qualification
  • Initiative
Qualifications taken
  • Full training up to Level 2 in Health and Social Care
  • Functional Skills for Maths and English of required QCF Qualification.
Employer description
Established in 1996, Inspirations has built an excellent reputation for its standard of care. We are a 16-bed home located in the conservation area of Tettenhall, Wolverhampton.
What next?
Possibility of full time employment
Wolverhampton / WV6 0BZ
£117 per week
Working week
30 hours minimum a week, will be required to work weekends and holidays
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