Apprentice Autism Practitioner Camphill Village Trust

Camphill Village Trust's Ashfield House are looking for an apprentice to join their team caring for adults with learning difficulties, particularly autism. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career working with a very experienced team in a homely environment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    35 hours per week. Typical shift pattern includes 3 days on and 4 days off rota 7am - 8pm or 8am - 9pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Supporting services users to get up in the morning, have breakfast and prepare for their day
  • Accompany service users to placements or to do activities
  • Support service users to have lunch
  • Accompany service users to take part in local social activities such as playing pool or going for tea and cake in a local cafe
  • Help service users prepare the evening meal
  • Write up notes and finacnes
  • Plan activities for the following day
  • Contribute to changes in individual care plans

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communicator
  • Asks for help when unsure
  • Literate
  • Team Player
  • Numerate
  • Ability to Follow Instruction

Personal qualities

  • Positive Attitude
  • Self motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Caring nature
  • Calm

Qualifications required

Level 2 Diploma in Adult Social Care or equivalent experience

Future prospects

There is a good opportunity to progress within the team or this could be a good route into a nursing career if desired.

Things to consider

Working within an experienced and supportive team of 5 staff No lone working Includes some weekend working on a rota basis but no working nights

About the employer

Camphill Village Trust provide care for adults with learning difficulties such as Autism and challenging behaviour within a homely environment.


Camphill Village Trust


Ashfield House

Sugar Loaf Lane


DY10 3PB

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Training provider

  • Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3
  • Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adults Social Care Level 3
  • Functional Skills Level 2 Mathematics
  • Functional Skills Level 2 English

Apprenticeship framework

Health and Social Care

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of Worcestershire College


Jake Price

Employer's Application Instructions

Please ensure you create an account on the Heart of Worcestershire’s website via the link provided to apply for this vacancy. Please note: All interviews are booked via email-please check your inbox on a regular basis.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Sep 2017