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Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship Lakewood Care Ltd

Overview

This will be a busy and varied role. You will deliver excellent customer service to the businesses we work with, helping to provide them with our carers. You will provide admin support to the team and promote our services to new customers. You will receive support and training and work towards achieving a Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Summary

Duties and responsibilities will include:

• Provide excellent customer service to a range of service users
• Promote the services of Lakewood Care Ltd to gain new customers
• Help with promotional work including social media campaigns etc.
• All expected office admin duties
• Telephone work
• Computer work
• Filing work
• Photocopying
• Preparing meetings
• Phoning care homes
• Coordinating care work for the clients
• Making and taking calls

Wage/Working Week

Working week

Shifts to be confirmed.

You will also spend 20% of your time in off the job training. You will also be paid for time spent in training and this will usually take place at Billingham Community Centre.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Expected duration
15 months

Possible start date
05 Oct 2020

Apprenticeship Level

Level 2

About the Employer

Person-centredness is a term that has become increasingly familiar within health and social care and it is at the heart of everything we do at Lakewood Care. We ensure that our staff appreciates this through trainings that enable them to offer personalised care and support. We are all different, so we encourage our staff to offer services that are tailored-fit to the needs and aspirations of each client.

At Lakewood Care, we are committed to providing you with friendly, committed, fully-trained and experienced staff to provide you with great care and support services.

We provide services to clients with specialised and complex needs, including individuals with learning disabilities, mental health needs and challenging behaviours.

Our other services include: Companionship and Social Support, Live-in Care, Palliative Care and Dementia Care.

Our recruitment policy ensures that every member of our staff have two satisfactory references, proof of address, enhanced DBS checks and in some cases, a clean full UK driving licence before registering with us.
So you can be rest assured that our staff are trustworthy.

Upon registering with us, all our new staff are required to attend mandatory induction training to boost their pre-existing knowledge in medication administration, manual handling and managing difficult situations.

We are Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered, and we complement all external checks with in-house audits in order to ensure that we continue to provide high-quality services to our clients.Employer
LAKEWOOD CARE LIMITED

Website; www.lakewoodcare.co.uk/

Address
Surtess Business Centre Suite 16
Bowesfield Lane
Stockton On Tees
TS18 3HP

Training

Training provider
STOCKTON-ON-TEES BOROUGH COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Stockton Borough Council

Contact Mike Elliott 07384243888 michael.elliott@stockton.gov.uk

You will have a ‘workplace mentor’ who will provide you with training in your everyday job along with information advice and guidance. You will also have an Assessor who will visit you in the workplace to observe you working and discuss the way you are working.

You will also spend 20% of your time in ‘off the job training’, where you will attend lessons at Stockton Council Learning & Skills in Billingham.

You will work towards a Customer Service apprenticeship which also includes Functional Skills qualifications in English and maths at Level 1 (you may be exempt from Functional Skills Level 1 depending on your previous qualifications)

Requirements and Prospects

Desired skills

• Good customer service skills
• Good telephone skills
• Good computer skills
• Good maths and English skills
• Well organised
• Confident communicator
• Good attention for detail

Personal qualities

• Polite and friendly
• Pleasant telephone manner
• Calm and patient
• Honest & reliable
• Keen to learn
• Creative

Desired qualifications

• GCSE Grade C/4 or above or equivalent in English Language and maths would be an advantage, if not you must be willing to work towards achieving Functional Skills in English and maths

Future prospects

Chance to work towards other qualifications and develop within the company.

Things to consider

Can you get to the work location?
Suite 16,
Surtees Business Centre,
Bowesfield Lane,
Stockton-On-Tees,
Cleveland,
TS18 3HP

and the training location:

Stockton Council Learning & Skills,
Billingham Community Centre,
The Causeway,
Billingham,
TS23 2DA

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