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Support work is about providing physical, emotional and social support to help people live their lives. For various reasons and at different stages in their lives, some people need support to develop and maintain their independence, dignity and control.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Various Shifts - To be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 18.00

  • Expected duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As part of the support team as a support worker you will ensure the smooth running of the following tasks:

Organising and participating in appropriate activities for Service Users

Domestic duties including laundry cooking and shopping

Transporting Service Users to appointments/activities when required

Support and supervise the Service Users in the implementation of an individual programme of life skills, key skills and independence skills in their Home and in the community

Support and supervise Service Users within the Home in accordance with their personal/pathway/placement plans and the policies, procedures and practices of the Home

Make accurate and appropriate entries in Service User's records, diaries and reports as necessary in accordance with Company and local policies, procedures and practices

Support and enable Service Users to maintain a level of personal hygiene

Work with and manage challenging behaviour, enabling Service Users to develop from needing external control, to developing self control

Organise and participate in appropriate activities and enable Service Users to take part in a wide variety of activities

Safeguard all Service Users within the Home and ensure their safety and wellbeing and Personal care

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Excellent verbal and written communication

Be computer literate

Ability to use own initiative

Organisational Skills

Personal qualities

Assertive and have a high level of energy

Committed to the role

Good communication skills and ability to communicate with colleagues and clients

Driven and a quick thinker.

Desired qualifications

Good standard of general education to GCSE level (or equivalent) to include GCSE in English and Maths at Grade C or above IT qualification Is desirable

Future prospects

Leading to permanent role

About the employer

Fair Homes was founded on the idea that people matter what ever your situation, many people can't cope with the daily trials and tribulations of life on their own without the support needed to aid their transition to independent life.

Fair Homes was born to aid people and assist them in developing the skills they will need when living independently in the community. offering support with Regular Drug & Alcohol support,Crisis Intervention & Prevention initiatives, Sexual Health, Independent Living skills, Money management, Advocacy,Anger Management, Benefit Advice & Legal Advice





Streetly Road


B23 7AL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Smart Training & Recruitment


Smart Training

Adult Care Level 2 Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Full induction through and ongoing training/learning and development throughout the Apprenticeship by Performance Network and Smart.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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