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We are looking for warm, positive and enthusiastic individuals to provide person centered support to people with learning disabilities. You will work to make a difference and promote independence whilst enabling people to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts are on a 2 week rolling rota and will include weekday and weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    27 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An excellent opportunity has become available for an apprentice to join the team at Independent Support. You will give support to both clients and team members in this rewarding role. 

Duties will include:

  • Giving non-discriminatory care to service users 
  • Record and report all relevant information 
  • Working with therapists and doctors to ensure consistancy of support 
  • Supporting and monitoring healthcare and needs 
  • Teaching life skills and supporting new hobbies and interests 
  • Helping with personal hygiene e.g toiletting 
  • Support with eating and drinking 
  • Helping clients to access community facilities 
  • Cleaning and cooking will be required on a rota basis
  • Planning and delivering activites to service users

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organsied 
  • Good timekeeping 
  • Team player 
  • Good communication skills 

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will have a friendly and compassionate personality. Candidates will need to have a mature attitude to work and be able to remain calm in difficult situations. 

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade 4/C or equivalent qualification in English and maths.

Future prospects

To be decided upon completion of training. 

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role. 

Candidates may be required to work late due to day trips. 

About the employer

Independent support provide person centred care and support solutions for individuals with learning disabilities within a residential, supported living and community placements.

Our staff provide appropriate support to people and do not discriminate against them. We enhance the quality of people’s lives by assisting them to develop confidence and new skills.





Greenbank Road

Stoke On Trent


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Training provider

Performance Through People

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Performance Through People


The Apprenticeship Works 01922651100

Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills, if required 
  • Care certificate 
  • Training around Autism, learning diability and others specific to the role

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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