8 months ago

Care Support worker to support individuals with personal care, promote independence and monitor any changes over a 24-hour period. Working towards the Level 2 Healthcare support worker apprenticeship standard.

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Flexible working, including some weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Personal care
  • Preparing individuals for healthcare activities
  • Supporting before, during and/or after those activities in line with their care plan

Non- clinical duties can include:

  • Keeping records
  • Making beds
  • Tidying up your work areas
  • Supporting with mealtime
  • You will be able to address straightforward problems in your day to day work

Desired skills

  • Good handwriting skills
  • Team worker

Personal qualities

  • Respecting individuals for who they are and treating people with respect and dignity
  • Commitment to quality care and support
  • Be a good listener and get to know their individual needs
  • Respect people’s rights to make their own choices and how they want to be supported

Desired qualifications

GCSEs or equivalent grades A*-C / 4-9 in maths and English.

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Must enjoy working with the elderly.

Shift work, including occasional week ends.

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 (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates. For updates on the National Living Wage please see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/national-living-wage-increase-to-protect-workers-living-standards

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