Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
Godalming, Surrey, England
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 7 Sep 2020
- 7 Oct 2020
- Post Code
- GU7 1BX
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You don’t need any prior qualifications or experience. What you do need is core values suited to working in a care environment. You’re a compassionate, can-do person looking to start a career as a carer. You know how important it is to treat people as individuals. You’re keen to earn while you learn, gaining new skills, experience and qualifications, without going to college and taking on debt. You want to progress quickly with the opportunity to explore exciting career options with a supportive 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 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 mentor to encourage and support you.
As an apprentice at Care UK, you can look forward to:
- Full-time 12-month apprenticeship (minimum 30 hours per week)
- Competitive pay – we pay the National Living Wage
- High quality 12-week induction
- Supportive mentor
- Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
- Option to apply for Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship (if successful at Level 2)
- Opportunity to work towards a nursing or management role
- Childcare vouchers
- Free uniform
- Thousands of online and in-store discounts
About Care UK
We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As a leading provider of apprenticeships in healthcare, we currently have over 700 apprentices. Our goal is to help every apprentice fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.
- Where you'll work
- Jubilee House is a welcoming care home located just off Godalming High Street in Surrey.
We provide personalised residential, nursing and respite care for older people, and our team has specialist expertise in supporting individuals who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
When a new resident joins us, we find out as much as we can about their lifetime experiences, interests, likes and dislikes. We use what we learn to create individual ‘life history boxes’, which help to trigger memories and provide comfort for residents who have dementia.
Everyone in the Jubilee House team is very open and approachable. We all share the aim of helping residents to stay as independent as possible and we offer choices at all times. Many residents play an important part in the day-to-day life of the home, for example by helping out with housework, maintaining the garden or by looking after our pets.
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.