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Location: Accrington, BB5 5TW

Job Description

  • To work alongside a team of carers, assisting in providing person centred care and supporting our service users with their planned care, whilst gaining qualifications and experience in the care sector.
  • You will be working as an Apprentice Care Assistant.
  • Supporting our service users throughout the day
  • Assisting with personal care
  • Assisting at meal times and serving beverages
  • Assisting and participating in the activities program
  • Interacting with Service users throughout the day
  • Interacting with other Care Staff throughout the day
  • Interacting with service users’ families and friends

We are a ‘GOOD’ rated Care Home with CQC

Desired skills

  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • Ability to listen, communicate clearly and build relationships with clients and their families in a friendly and pleasant manner
  • Willingness to work and communicate professionally with Home Instead Senior Care office teams and other social and health care professionals
  • Respect for people with different backgrounds and beliefs to your own and who may have a range of medical conditions. Commitment to non-discriminatory care practice
  • Willing to seek guidance when needed and follow instructions
  • Excellent time keeper who is organized and reliable
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and make common sense decisions at short notice
  • Good hygiene practice, including personal hygiene and a smart appearance
  • Good level of stamina and fitness to meet the physical demands of the job
  • This role will require you to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the relevant body
  • Class 1 business insurance (if using own car for business purposes)

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Flexible
  • Good communication skills
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Must want to make a positive difference to our service users lives

Other Information


Altham Care Ltd

Disability Confident

Employer is not registered as Disability Confident


Altham Care Home is one of Hyndburn’s most prestigious care homes. Our dedicated, highly trained staff offer 24-hour care in a warm and friendly atmosphere, with an emphasis on providing a high quality of life. As a home away from home, we offer privacy, enjoyment and convenience for all who choose to live here.

Our aim at Altham Care Home is to provide a high standard of personalized care in comfortable surroundings. Whilst doing so, we will always encourage independence, maintain self-respect and preserve dignity, so that our residents can lead a full and satisfying life.


Burnley Road,





Training to be provided

  • Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 1 English and maths Functional Skills (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

  • Ofsted Good
  • Lancaster University.
  • University of South Wales.
  • University of Central Lancashire.
  • Skills for Health Quality Mark
  • Advance HE.
  • University of the Arts London.
  • Disability Confident Employer.