Apprentice Support Worker
Reference No: 30774
Parkside Care Home

About this opportunity

Do you have a caring nature and a sense of humour? Are you reliable and friendly? Parkside Care Home in Oldham are looking for a standout colleague who is passionate about providing person centred and holistic care.

A normal day would include:

To work responsibly to provide care for the residents under the guidance and supervision of the Registered Manager and Senior Care Assistants. To work co-operatively and communicate effectively to undertake other activities that assist in the running of the home. To treat all people fairly, uphold their dignity and protect the privacy of the residents in the home.

To support the nursing staff and care assistants in the following areas:
• Assist residents with all aspects of personal care, including washing, dressing, undressing, bathing, toileting, mobilising and feeding as required, whilst promoting independence at all times
• Ensure that you have an awareness of the care plans for each resident and that all care is given in accordance with these
• Encouraging residents to participate in social events and activities
• Assist at mealtimes by serving meals and ensuring that the residents are consuming adequate and proper diets. Reporting to the nurse on duty any problems in this area
• Help to maintain high standards of hygiene where it directly involves the residents, their belongings and any equipment
• Assist the nurse on duty by carrying out designated tasks promptly and efficiently
• The candidate will be expected to work under pressure, be able to prioritise work load, work within a team and on their own
• Candidates will be responsible and accountable for their own actions

What you could go on to do
Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

• Good standard of maths and English

Personal Qualities

• Caring
• Able to communicate effectively at all levels
• Motivated and enthusiastic
• Presentable appearance
• Fun and friendly personality
• Reliable and conscientious


• Good organisational skills and ability to work on own initiative
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Punctual
• Willingness to undertake any training provided ability to work on own initiative
• Team player
• Excellent communication skill