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Adult Care Support Apprenticeship P.A.C.E. GLOUCESTER LTD

PACE and its staff help our service users to access the community in a safe, enjoyable manner. Support Workers duties include taking groups or individual service users to specified venues and supporting them to engage in the activities whilst ensuring safety. We have a set timetable with various activities each day, as well as special days out.

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

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week Shifts T.B.C.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001743166

  • Positions

    1 available

Any support worker employed by
PACE is expected to demonstrate the following competencies in carrying out
his/her duties:

  • Service Users and their families/carers must always be treated respectfully in a way that promotes equality, diversity, dignity and upholds their rights.
  • Understand the individual needs of our Service Users.
  • Understand what support requirements are needed prior to meeting the Service User so that you are prepared.
  • Ensure you are able to communicate effectively with each of our Service Users.
  • Recognise that our Service Users are vulnerable. Understand and be mindful of potential abuse as outlined in our safeguarding policy.
  • Contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse.
  • Support Workers are required to make a positive contribution to and work constructively within the team.
  • Continue to develop your own abilities to enhance work performance.
  • Always work in a way that ensures the service delivered is in compliance with relevant legislation, PACE’s values, policies and procedures and within contractual requirements.
  • Keep appropriate records of work and communications.
  • Promote, monitor and maintain health and safety and security in the workplace, including all venues you attend with our Service Users.
  • Any information relating to Service Users or their family/carers or other staff members must be treated with the strictest of confidence. If you have concerns about any information you have attained in the course of your duties, speak to your manager or senior staff member as soon as is reasonable.
  • If you have any concerns regarding any other staff members behaviours or actions in respect of confidentiality, please contact your line manager as soon as is reasonable.
  • Act at all times within PACE’s Rules, Policies, Procedures, and any other statutory requirements.
  • Observe health and safety procedures in the workplace to ensure personal safety and to safeguard the interests and safety of colleagues, customers and visitors.
  • Carry out or request relevant risk assessment as appropriate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Car Driver would be an advantage but not essential

Personal qualities

  • A desire to work in the health care sector A passion for helping people

Desired qualifications

  • A-C GCSE maths and English an advantage

Future prospects

  • Possible progression to level 3

About the employer

Here at pace you will find a safe, friendly and caring environment for adults with learning disabilities to enjoy activities within the community and enrich their lives with new experiences and friendships. We are here to enable our service users to access the community and to empower them to try new activities. We pride ourselves on providing a professional, friendly and flexible service. Our aim is to empower adults with learning disabilities to access leisure and entertainment activities of their choice in a group environment, whilst developing and retaining new friendships, with our support.

Employer

P.A.C.E. GLOUCESTER LTD

Address

The Pavillion

Down Hatherley Lane

Gloucester

GL2 9QH

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Training

Training provider

ASPIRATION TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspiration Training Ltd

Contact

Natalie Cox 07879554905 ncox@aspirationtraining.com

  • Adult Care Support Level 2
  • Functional Skills if applicable

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the Aspiration Training Limited website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to Aspiration Training Limited you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Oct 2021