Care Assistant at Anchor Trust

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
£600 monthly
Review Date:
December 2016

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


Support customers on a daily basis, with all their care plan activties, being a team member, doing my best to provide a safe working environment

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


many new skills, most proud of becoming a dementia champion and being able to support our customers and collegues at Anchor

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


All of it, Anchor have taken the time and truly invested in this programme, they take our views as apprentices seriously and make changes if needed to support us

4. How valued do you feel by Anchor Trust?


very, although we are on an apprentice programme, we are treated as equals alongside all other roles in Anchor

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Very, the programme is all laid out at induction and always reviewed on face to face visits and on our apprentice away days. we have set working hours, i know exactly what i am doing

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


The training provider are good, they work alongside Anchor, i can ask them anything or speak to anchor advisor who will speak to the provider for me

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


lots, always somewhere there on the end of the phone, regular visits to the locations, or I attend organised planned days out of the location

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


Very happy with my salary, there is opportunities after 6 month to have a wage rise and also pick up bank care work

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


we have many opportunities to attend various events, organise events

9a. Would you recommend Anchor Trust to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

If care is want you want to do Anchor will support you fully, they have great careers paths and many opportunities for you

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Anchor Trust? *

Anchor will fully support you but you have to be committed to the job as people will rely on you, 110% to be given you will recieve double back

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