Care Assistant Apprenticeship x 3 Ref: C35

Care Assistant Apprenticeship Ref: C35 | Salary: £131.25 per week

Location: Riding Mill, Hexham

Closing Date: Tuesday 12 December 2017

Employer:          Wentworth Grange


Location:            Riding Mill, Northumberland


Job Description:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for 3 apprentices to work within a prestige residential care home based at Riding Mill Northumberland. The home provides care for the elderly person and those who suffer dementia.  The company prides itself as being a caring employer and support the staff in providing a service of excellence.  You would be part of a team who provide a happy, safe environment and carry out a range of duties within the daily programme of care for the elderly.


Responsibilities would include the following:

  • Assist staff with all aspects of personal care for the resident
  • General housekeeping support for the resident
  • Empathise and actively listen in a sensitive manner to clients, accessing appropriate additional support where necessary
  • Interact with residents and assisting them with tasks where necessary
  • Actively encouraging independence whilst upholding the rights of each individual resident
  • Give periodic reports to assist with the review of an individual resident
  • Be familiar with the Health & Safety Regulations as they relate to the home
  • Undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required



  • 4 GCSE’s Grades D and above to include English and Maths or equivalent qualifications
  • An understanding of the residents needs
  • Observant, sensitive and caring nature and manner
  • A polite, confident and friendly approach
  • The ability to maintain a calm and professional approach
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent presentation, organisation and timekeeping skills
  • A diligent approach to work ethics
  • Understand and respect confidentiality and abide by this at all times


Please note that a DBS Disclosure will be required for these roles


Commencing Salary: £131.25 per week, £6825.00 per annum

Working Week: 37.5 hours/week, this includes a work shift system that includes anti-social hours with early starts and some weekend work


To apply for this vacancy please email your CV including the above Ref: C15 to


Closing date for applications – Tuesday 12th December, 2017