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Apprentice Care Support Worker - Consensus Support Services - Desborough CONSENSUS SUPPORT SERVICES LIMITED

New to care or experienced? We are recruiting Support Workers with a positive and caring attitude at our local service: Windsor Avenue. Consensus Support Services is an award-winning, family owned healthcare organisation, specialising in supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs in supported living and residential setting

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £337.50

  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday, 07:00am - 14:00pm & 14:00pm - 22:00pm

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001728018

  • Positions

    1 available

Position: Support Worker.

Salary £9.00 - £9.30 per hour.

Location: Desborough, Kettering.

About the Role:

  • Supporting up to 5 male/female individuals living here at the residential service
  • Offering a range of living options to suit varied needs including physical disabilities and behaviours which others might find challenging
  • Encouraging individuals to enjoy life in the local community
  • Supporting and developing an inclusive lifestyle within the community and some individuals attend local colleges
  • Developing greater independence and daily living skills by helping with the upkeep of the service, preparing meals, shopping and domestic duties
  • Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing
  • Flexible shift patterns available including early, late and weekend shifts

Benefits:

  • Refer a Friend Scheme - Receiving up to £300 per referral
  • Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours/pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employee benefits platform providing discounts at over 150 retailers including nationwide cinemas
  • FREE training and induction including the care certificate
  • Support towards completing your NVQ's - Level 1, 2 and 3
  • Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing day & Bank Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year & a Health & Wellbeing portal
  • Life Assurance benefit of twice basic annual salary

Our Values:

Consensus has a set of values that underpin and define how we work, inspire us to succeed and support achievement of the highest standards. For everyone at Consensus, our values are what unite and guide us to deliver the best for the individuals we support:

  • Choice & Respect, Ambition & Imagination, Reliability & Professionalism
  • Honesty & Integrity, Responsibility & Accountability, Inclusive & Supportive

About Consensus Support Services:

Consensus was established in 2005 to support individuals with learning disabilities, autism, complex needs including Prader-Willi Syndrome. Our commitment to delivering the highest standards of support is nationally recognised and validated by the many awards we receive, and the consistently high ratings we receive from national regulators What's more, our colleagues are among the best and most dedicated in the sector: trusted by individuals, families, local authorities and commissioners alike to deliver the best in personalised support in bespoke settings.

If you have never previously worked within Care or have a background as a Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, HCA, Care Assistant or Care Giver then can't wait to hear from you. Full induction and ongoing training provided.

*We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age*.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Compassionate and caring

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Caring/compassionate
  • Friendly 

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Career progression towards a Team Leader.


About the employer

Consensus was established in 2005 to support individuals with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs, including Prader-Willi Syndrome. For more than a decade our business and reputation have continued to grow. Our strong governance systems and processes give safety and security to the people we support and allow us to manage risk effectively. Our commitment to delivering the highest standards of support is nationally recognised and validated by the many awards we receive, the consistently high ratings we receive from national regulators and through our employed team of Quality Checkers who live in our services, responding to feedback from the people we support. What's more, our colleagues are among the best and most dedicated in the sector: trusted by individuals, families, local authorities and commissioners alike to deliver the best in personalised support in bespoke settings.

Employer

CONSENSUS SUPPORT SERVICES LIMITED

Address

2

Windsor Avenue

Kettering

NN14 2SS

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Training

Training provider

Qube Learning

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Qube Qualifications And Development Limited

Contact

JustApply Admin

Level 2 Adult Care Worker qualification including Functional Skills in maths and English if required.

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2021