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Apprentice Care Assistants

  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: SEP20185574
  • Published: Tue 04/09/2018, 10:45 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 22:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: vacancy duration as Apprenticeshipand workpattern as Full Time.
  • Salary: 8103 - 15108 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Care Assistant Apprentices to contribute to Provider Services within the Adults, Housing & Health Directorate of Thurrock Council. You will be required to work within the Care teams providing care to Thurrock residents in their own homes.

The role will be working as part of a team to promote personalisation and re-ablement where possible, while assisting in achieving the delivery of outcomes for residents within their own home.

The apprentice position is for a period of 15 months and during this time you will support and assist the residents with all aspects of their daily living needs including moving and handling. You will need to be able to build appropriate relationships with Service user’s to ensure core values are met. Our core values include

  • Individuality
  • Independence
  • Choice
  • Dignity
  • Respect
  • Rights
  • Confidentiality
  • Fulfilment, which guarantees residents receive a high standard and quality service.

The ideal candidate for this role will need:

  • Patience
  • Understanding
  • Commitment
  • A genuine caring nature.

The service provides care from 6 am until 11 pm daily and we are currently looking for people who are flexible and can work a shift pattern to cover these calls 7 days a week.  You will be required to travel around the borough so having a Full Driving Licence and access to your own vehicle will be beneficial but not essential. 

Full training is provided and you will undertake the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care. Apprenticeship study will be undertaken within normal working hours. Time will be allocated to attend training and complete assignments, workbooks, online training etc. as required by the qualification.

In return for your commitment, we offer:

  • a free discount card
  • membership of the Apprentice Forum Group which meets every month
  • an invitation to personal development events throughout the year
  • opportunities for more training
  • 25 days paid annual leave
  • discounts that we've negotiated with a range of retailers
  • access to free confidential advice for help with your work-life balance
  • access to our health and well-being programme
  • enrolment into the

A DBS at Enhanced level will be required for this post.

Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the and the . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent , and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

How to Apply

Please apply online by clicking Apply. Please note, we do not accept CVs. If you have any difficulties in submitting an application form please email recruitment@thurrock.gov.uk.

  • Employer: Thurrock Council
  • Reference: SEP20185574
  • Published: Tue 04/09/2018, 10:45 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/09/2018, 22:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: vacancy duration as Apprenticeshipand workpattern as Full Time.
  • Salary: 8103 - 15108 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thurrock

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