Health and Social Care Apprentice Level 2 Royal School For The Blind
The role of Health and Social Care Apprentice is that of key worker for a small group of young adults in an activities environment. The ages of the young adults range from 19-25 years and you will assist in the supervision and support of young people with visual impairment and profound special needs.
Closing date: 09 Oct 2017
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 33.00
Possible start date
16 Oct 2017
10 Aug 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Primarily the apprentice will be required to work within a team to support meeting the needs of the young adults in this programme.
- To undertake training in Health and Social Care with North West Community Services
- To carry out programme policies and practices.
- To attend, under the direction of the line manager and / or teacher to the physical, intellectual, social and emotional needs of the young adults.
- To engage in regulated activity only as part of a team.
- To create a supportive atmosphere in which young adults can achieve maximum independence.
- To complete or be undertaking an training in health and social care with NWCS Training
- To work as a member of the Rushton Adult Futures team supporting the education and care of the young adult who use our service, and also supporting colleagues.
- To support learning practices and projects within the programme.
- To maintain appropriate standards of cleanliness, hygiene and tidiness in Rushton Adult Futures throughout the day and following young adults departure.
- To carry out regulated activity only as part of a group.
- To be involved and support, as appropriate, in-service education and training.
- To carry out during the course of contracted hours (33 hours per week) other duties that may be requested in a time of need, change or crisis within reasonable expectations of the position
Line management will therefore be as follows:-
- Appointed Team Leader - Janine Edgar.
- Partnerships and Transitions Manager.
- Rushton Adult Futures Manager.
Requirements and prospects
- To have a desire to assist young adults with with Severe Learning Difficulties.
- To understand the demands of working with such complex needs and be able to respond appropriately
- To be kind
- Reliable and possess a willingness to help support young peole with complex needs
- Previous experience would be an advantage
- GCSEs grade C and above in English and Maths or equivalent.
Things to consider
About the employer
- Health and Social Care Level 2 NVQ.
- Functional Skills if required.
Health and Social Care
NORTH WEST COMMUNITY SERVICES TRAINING LTD
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd
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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017