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Apprentice Residential Support Worker Advance Social Care Ltd

To work directly with young people and to work in partnership with multi agency services / staff to develop the skills and abilities of each young person. Support all young people with their daily / living needs within the semi supported / group living home and beyond. Creatively implement our independent living programme with young people.

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Closing date: 10 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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 times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

  • Demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and initiative to inspire. Motivate and guide young people on their pathway to independence and adulthood e.g. provide advice, guidance and demonstration round budgeting, cooking, cleaning, washing, CV, interview skills, personal safety, managing accommodation
  • Promote the rights and interests of all young people whilst ensuring they are safe and protected from harm. Ensuring the highest level of safeguarding whilst promoting independence and life skills
  • To creatively identify and support young people with activities and/or voluntary options that may be beneficial and stimulating to their development and future
  • Help them fill in forms e.g. benefit forms, college and employment applications
  • Provide emotional support to young people as and when required
  • Manage presenting conflict and challenge from young people with positive outcomes
  • Effectively run the daily duties and tasks within the semi supported / group living home setting e.g. daily logs, chronology’s, case files, updating support plans, risk assessments, cleaning and maintenance
  • Attend the LAC reviews, pathway reviews, appointments and any other meetings with your young people if required. This could require transporting young people to these meetings
  • Undertake accurate case recordings
  • Any other roles associated with the daily running of the organisation, its policies and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Responsible
  • Safeguarding awareness and prevent
  • Understanding
  • Caring
  • Supportive
  • Happy
  • Flexible
  • Adaptable
  • Kind

Personal qualities

  • Willing to have a DBS check
  • Helpful and supportive
  • Engaging
  • Positive
  • Adaptable and engaging
  • Aware of safeguarding of vulnerable adults
  • Respectful
  • Diplomatic

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs or equivalent, however not essential.

Future prospects

Full time job role withing residential care.

Things to consider

Working over the Christmas period.

About the employer

Advance Social Care nurtures and develop young people to ensure they achieve the best transition and pathway into their adult life and beyond. We are a specialist service that provides semi supported/group living accommodation, floating support with accommodation and floating support to young people in the north west. All our accommodations and floating support provisions specialise in supporting young people leaving care, young people at risk of being homeless, young people seeking asylum and refugee.

Our mission is to offer a world class and one stop service to all young people leaving care, young people who are at risk of being homeless, seeking asylum and refugee by encompassing quality, safe and secure accommodation and a bespoke level of care. We thrive to provide excellent support to enable young people to make successful transition into adulthood and beyond.


Advance Social Care Ltd



Lomeshaye Road



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Training provider

DH Associates

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


Jules Westbrook

DHA will be providing the training via the apprenticeship programme, delivering the qualification in a blended method of visits, appointments, observation, assessments throughout the 15 month programme. Inclusive of functional skills.

Apprenticeship standard

Children, young people and families practitioner

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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