Care UK

Vacancies

Care Assistant Apprentice

  • Job Reference
  • SYS-13800
  • Location
  • Ferndown
  • Post Code
  • BH22 8DA
  • Min Pay Rate
  • 11.00
  • Max Pay Rate
  • 11.00
  • Role Highlights
  • Come and join the residential care provider of the year at our Ferndown Manor Care Home as a Care Assistant and get a £1,000 welcome bonus and £500 refer a friend bonus!

     

    New to care or experienced applicants welcome with full time, part time and bank positions available!

     

    Pay rate of £11.00 per hour.

     

    Day shifts - 8am to 8pm

    Night shifts - 8pm to 8am

     

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  • You

    If you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding career all whilst earning as you learn, then join Care UK and undertake an apprenticeship and make a real difference.

    We are looking for caring people to join the Care UK team who share the same values as us: caring, passionate and teamwork. You don’t need any prior qualifications or experience only a strong desire to help people and core values suited to working in a care environment. An apprenticeship will enable you to earn while you learn, gain new skills, experience and qualifications without going to college and taking on debt as well as progress quickly fully supported by an award winning employer.    

    Your Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care

    The Care UK apprenticeship programme begins with a 12-week induction. This combines practical training with e-learning and sessions with a shadow coach to give you the basic skills you’ll need. Once you’ve completed this, you’ll start on the job. Working as part of a friendly, close-knit care team, you’ll learn how to provide high quality care to residents in a safe manner. At the same time, we’ll give you the support you need to make a success of your apprenticeship. You’ll attend regular training workshops and you’ll have a learning coach to encourage and support you.

    We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new staff members, meaning we will give you all the tools and knowledge you need to have a successful career with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.

    We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

    Here's what you can benefit from working with Care UK:

    • Full-time minimum of 12 month’s apprenticeship (minimum 30 hours per week)
    • Competitive pay
    • High quality 12-week induction
    • Supportive learning coach
    • Enrolment in an Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship
    • Option to apply and move on for a Level 3 Apprenticeship (if successful at Level 2)
    • Opportunity to work towards a clinical or management role
    • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay
    • Award Winning Care Provider (Residential Care Provider of the Year - Health Investor Awards 2022 & more)
    • Long service awards
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Concerts for Carers (apply for free tickets to concerts at a various venues)
    • Competitive refer a friend bonus
    • GEM Awards - we recognise colleagues who go the extra mile
    • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
    • Cycle 2 work scheme
    • Annual purchase holiday scheme
    • Wellbeing support
    • Pension contribution
    • Free uniform
    • Access to PPE

    What you’ll be doing:

    • Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible
    • Respecting residents’ rights of choice, privacy and dignity
    • Support residents with personal care and mealtimes.
    • Working as part of a team to identify residents’ unique goals and implement personalised care plans.
    • Working flexibly to help residents explore new interests, engage in physical activities, and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment.

    So, if you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding career, please click the apply button to speak to one of our team for more information.

    Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers

  • Where you'll work
  • Our stunning, purpose-built new care home on New Road in Ferndown opens early 2017.

    Ferndown Manor will provide the latest in luxury living for older people, combined with a wide range of quality round-the-clock care services. Dedicated and passionate clinical and care teams will deliver residential and nursing care as well as short-term respite care and specialist care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Our team will also provide sensitive palliative and end of life care.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.