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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Choice Care

Lead Adult care worker are front-line staff who help adults with care and support helping to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. Supervision, front-line leadership guidance and direction for others or work autonomously.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Nov 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001599948

  • Positions

    3 available

As an Apprentice Lead Adult Care Worker, you will make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges, your duties will include:

  • Exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals
  • Dignity and control by providing leadership and guidance
  • Responsible for care provided
  • Caring consistently and make a positive difference
  • Delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity, empathy and respect
  • Doing the right thing for people, speaking up if the individual is at risk
  • Great communication and listening skills central to successful caring relationships
  • Applying knowledge and competence
  • Being committed to improving the experience of people who need care and support

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Supporting those who need help
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Understanding and caring
  • Nature relationships
  • Adapt behaviours for example if an individual is hard of hearing
  • Being respectful and responsible
  • Make a positive difference in folks’ lives
  • Thoughtful and happy
  • Enjoy working with individuals with challenging behaviours or who suffer an illness

Personal qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable to hours and wanting to learn more
  • Understand the role of an adult care worker
  • Guidance to policies and procedures to ensure all work carried out to a high standard
  • Ensure hand over to night staff is completed
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Fun and outgoing

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) but not essential.

The Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship (or equivalent) should already be achieved.

Future prospects

Progression into a full-time role upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • Working weekends if needed
  • Working over the Christmas period
  • Adapt to hours where needed
  • Full driving licence would be of benefit

About the employer

Often, many people don't need complex support but rather just help with getting up and ready for the day. We successfully help them do this. At the other end of the spectrum, some people have a range of health-related matters which have an adverse effect on a person’s capability to manage themselves day-to-day, so may need more complex and coordinated home care assistance. Our focus is on meeting the needs of the person themselves and their families

Employer

Choice Care

Address

Suite 16

Blackburn Enterprise Centre

Furthergate

Blackburn

BB1 3HQ

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Training

Training provider

DH Associates

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dawn Hodge Associates Ltd

Contact

Jules Westbrook Jules.Westbrook@dhassociates.co.uk

DH Associates are the training provider who will deliver your Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard to you within the organisation, which means work-based learning.  The qualification is over 12-18 months and you will be assigned a trainer who will also complete your Level 2 functional skills in English and maths.

Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)


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