Adult Care Worker Apprentice (Moorlands Care Home)

Learning & Skills Darlington Logo
Closing Date: 21/06/2024
Job Role Apprenticeships
Working Hours Full Time
Location Darlington
Salary £6.40 per hour
Company Learning & Skills Darlington

Job Description

Are you a caring person? Do you enjoy helping others? If so Moorlands have the job for you! You will develop your knowledge of adult care whilst learning practical skills when assisting the residents with their daily routine… apply now! Full training will be given including the Care Certificate & the Adult Care Worker Level 2 Diploma.

Closing date: 17 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained
  • Working week

    Varying rota which will include weekends and bank holidays Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 May 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To assist the daily routine of the care home
  • To assist residents in all aspects of their personal care
  • To assist in activities
  • To maintain good levels of housekeeping
  • To maintain good levels of hygiene
  • To assist residents with their mobility needs
  • Team working
  • To assist residents during mealtimes, this may include serving meals or supporting the individual to eat and drink
  • Some recording of information into appropriate documents
  • Maintain confidentiality

The training you will be getting

You will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Care
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (Dependant on GCSE grades)
  • Care Certificate

Drop-in training sessions will be take place weekly at Darlington Borough Council Learning & Skills training centre (DL1 5AJ).  Here you will develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to ensure these exceed the minimum requirements for the Adult Care Worker Level 2 apprenticeship standards.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right candidate, there are prospects for progression into education, training or full time work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Initiative, Follow instructions, Work under pressure, Dedicated, Committed, Caring, Interest in the sector


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2 (E/F)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 2 (E/F)) Essential

Things to consider

You will may be required to attend Learning & Skills training centre in Darlington (DL1 5AJ) and you may need to make your own way there for training. Travel to and from the employer, based at 57-61 Stanhope Road, Darlington (DL3 7AP). This is a professional environment whereby you will be expected to adhere to those duties outlined in your job description. Shift working of 12 hour shifts, weekend and bank holiday working required.

About the employer

MOORLANDS is a family run business offering a full range of services for older people in Darlington and the surrounding area. As well as a nineteen bed care home we provide day care services, a full range of domiciliary services, an old fashioned meals on wheels service and a laundry service. The business is run by Michelle and David Smith with son Greg now also helping out. Our philosophy has always been to provide a professional, competent service with the emphasis on caring family values.


Moorlands Care Home






Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Graham Curry


Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker
Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Apply Now!

Related Jobs