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Apprentice Support Worker- Consensus Support- Windsor Avenue- Desborough CONSENSUS SUPPORT SERVICES LIMITED

To work individually and as part of a team, supporting the service manager to ensure the smooth running of the service and to ensure that the people we support are provided with a safe, caring and stable environment. This is a fantastic oppurtunity to start or develop your career within the Care sector.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £315.00 - £325.50

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001801481

  • Positions

    1 available

Qube Learning are working in partnership with The Princes Trust on a new Health Care Sector project for 16-30 year olds. This project is designed to help young people into any role within the sector.

This specific position has been recognised as a opportunity that fits in with the locations and roles we currently working with.

If you are aged 16-30 years old and apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will automatically be invited onto the programme. You will receive tailored support and guidance to help you in your application. After receiving your application we will contact you to book you in for a short induction, explain more about the programme & role and how we can help you!

The successful candidate will complete the Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification lasting 15 months, Maths & English Functional skills included if needed.

During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.

Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.

Company Benefits

  • £1000 Welcome Bonus - £500 in your first months pay, £500 after 6 months service*
  • Dedicated career ladder for those with NVQ level 2 or 3 earn up to £9.35 per hour.
  • Free DBS
  • Life assurance benefit of twice annual basic salary
  • Wagestream – Avoid bank fees and withdraw up to 40% of your wages as you earn them before payday via the Wagestream app.
  • Comprehensive induction and excellent training
  • Recognition Awards, including long service awards
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme – Receiving up to £1000 per referral
  • Employee benefits platform providing discounts at over 150 retailers
  • Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice
  • Health & Wellbeing portal

About the Role

Windsor Avenue in Desborough is a warm, caring, homely bungalow providing a residential service for people with learning disabilities and complex needs. The service also supports people with additional physical disabilities.

Windsor Avenue has a welcoming, positive and lively environment. The team are very caring and approachable, dedicated to meeting the needs of the individuals at the home and helping them reach their full potential. The focus is very much on inclusion and supporting people to lead a meaningful, fulfilling life. Person centred goals and achievements, big and small, are always encouraged as is greater independence and choice on a daily basis.

You’ll be responsible for supporting an inclusive lifestyle within the community as individuals attend local colleges or day trips out. Develop greater independence and daily living skills by assisting with the upkeep of the service, preparing meals, shopping and domestic duties. Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing whilst working across various shift patterns including early, late and weekend and night shifts.

If you enjoy working as part of a team, are patient and caring with a positive attitude and are looking to join a growing organisation with great benefits, we would love to hear from you. You may be new to care or already have experience in the sector as a Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Care Giver. We also recruit for attitude and personality so, if you don’t have all the right skills, we can provide a full induction, relevant training and the support you need to get the most from your role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to complete comprehensive reporting systems and analysis of information(I)
  • Ability to explain, develop and follow policies and protocols(I)
  • Ability to have a flexible approach to workload and manage your own time (I) To be actively involved in own personal development

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated, ability to work on own initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Have a positive approach to change and ability to manage change
  • Positive attitude to Health & Safety
  • Sense of Humour

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)

Future prospects

Oppurtunity to progress to higher level qualifications throughout your career.

Things to consider

You will need to be 18 and over to be considered for this job role due to the nature of this job role. By applying for this role you will automatically be put forwards for The Princes Trust help and support programme. To ensure we comply with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (“the regulations”), you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.


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 Quality Team and employed Quality Checkers Team, 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

Natalya Palmer

Adult care qualification including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2022