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Care Worker Apprentice

Dawn Residential Home
Cottage Lane, Totnes, TQ9 6HE
£150.50 per week
Closing date
29 Jan 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
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  • Promote choice to clients in their daily living by providing care, which meets care quality commissions (CQC) fundamental standards and support happy living for the years ahead
  • Comply with CQC fundamental standards and dawn Care policies and procedures at all times
  • Prioritise tasks as appropriate
  • Escalate concerns/issues as appropriate
  • Record accurate and legible documentation
  • Deliver a care plan
  • Identify and report signs of poor practice or abuse
  • Identify and ensure health and safety standards are met
  • Providing care and support for the residents of dawn residential home
  • Enabling them to live a safe, dignified and independent life in a homely environment
  • Encouraging residents to live as if in their own home, with support to maintain independence in their actions and choices, to live the way of life they desire
  • Support residents with daily personal care such as washing, dressing and assisting with meals
  • This is a shift working role and may require the candidate to demonstrate flexibility to cover weekends, the ability to cover night shifts would also be an advantage

Within the first 12 weeks of your induction period you will;
  • Gain the ability to read, understand and contribute to care plans
  • Learn about health and safety in the workplace
  • Complete all statutory and mandatory training
  • Care certificate 15 standards
  • Apprenticeship highlights

The weekly wage for this apprenticeship is £262.50 and upon completion of the qualification will rise to £336.00.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Great communication skills
  • Have Interests and ideas to bring variety to the service
  • Great team worker

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing and confident
  • Compassionate
  • Respectful
  • Integrity and accuracy
  • Willing to learn
  • Reliable
  • Confident, professional and trustworthy
  • Creative
  • Conscientious

Desired qualifications

Preferably Maths and English GCSE or equivalent.

Future prospects

  • Permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

Your pay rate will be dependent on your age and progress through the qualifications, with pay incentives for completion of sections of the diploma. Starting from £7.50 per hour and rising to £9.60 per hour upon completion of the L2 qualification.
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