Apprentice Support Worker - Cleethorpes Eden Futures

We’re looking for Apprentice Support Workers to join our team in Cleethorpes, on their exciting journey to provide the kindest possible support to our service users at Eden Futures.

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

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Closing date: 13 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £227.50

  • Working week

    35 hours per week - shift work

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001312723

  • Positions

    2 available

Job Purpose
To provide support to individuals in order to enable them to achieve as much independence and autonomy as possible and participate in a wide range of experiences of their choosing. 

Support and Care:
Support individuals to lead a full and active life in line with their wishes and choices, considering their assessed needs. Get to know people as individuals, what is important to them, how they want to be supported and what they want to achieve. Have a flexible and innovative approach to facilitating and supporting the people who use our service in decision making, promoting choice and involvement at all times.
•    Support individuals to stay safe, taking appropriate action to safeguard their welfare and protect them from abuse wherever possible.
•    Provide individuals with emotional support when needed whilst maintaining a person-centred approach with all aspects of individuals’ support, adapting to their different individual needs.
•    Support individuals to participate in their chosen activities and to access other services and facilities within their community.
•    Support individuals in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose.
•    Support individuals to maintain and extend an appropriate circle of support (friends, family etc.) in accordance with their wishes.
•    Support individuals to manage their finances responsibly as required in accordance with safeguarding procedures, support plans and risk assessments in line with the organisation policies and procedures.
•    Support individuals to manage their medication responsibly as required in accordance with safeguarding procedures, support plans and risk assessments in line with the organisation policies and procedures and following any other relevant guidance provided by health professionals. In registered services, NICE guidelines will also apply. 
•    Support individuals to maintain a clean and safe environment appropriate to their needs.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • This is a supported living role which means you will be visiting people in their homes. Eden Futures offers person-centred, independent living options across the whole care pathway – including outreach support to access the community, various supported living options and supporting those with complex physical, learning or mental health needs and developmental disorders.

Personal qualities

  • Be able to support people practically in their day to day lives by supporting them to access their community
  • Be able to meet physical demands and personal care needs of the role.
  • Have an understanding of the issues people with a disability may face.
  • Enjoy listening to and talking to people and providing emotional support.
  • Have an understanding of the importance of promoting independence.
  • Be aware of the importance of safeguarding vulnerable adults.
  • Be able to work as part of a team, as well as using your own initiative, including the ability to lone work.
  • Have an understanding of the implications of Health and Safety practice within the workplace.

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

On going training and development, following completion of successful apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Eden Futures provides high quality, person centered care, support and enablement for people with disabilities and support needs. We develop services around the individual at all stages of their care pathway from treatment and support under the Mental Health Act, on discharge from hospital under a CTO, to lifestyle support in the community.

Employer

Eden Futures

Address

427 Grimsby Road

Cleethorpes

DN35 7LB

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Training provider

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship 
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    Functional Skills in English
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Apprenticeship standard

Adult care > Adult Care Worker

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 13 Nov 2017