Apprentice Adult Care Worker. Bedfordshire Creative Support
An apprenticeship with Creative Support is the start of a fulfilling and rewarding career in the care sector. You will gain valuable experience working in support services while also undertaking a level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Above all, you will have the opportunity to make a difference and have a positive impact on people’s lives.
Closing date: 20 Feb 2022
18-20: £15,600 21-24: £16,575 25+: £17,550
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
24 Mar 2022
29 Jul 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be providing person-centred support for adults with a learning disability, enabling them to acheive their goals, participate in the community, and enjoy a fulfilling and valued life.
You will be supporting people to be as independent and confident as possible in the following areas:
Social skills & relationships
Personal care & hygiene
Monitoring & administration of medication
Daily living skills
Leisure & work activities
Self organisation & personal safety
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will gain valuable experience working within a specialist area of adult support services while undertaking a level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. You will also complete the Care Certificate and attend Creative Support’s mandatory and service specific training.
You will be supported by a tutor from The Academy, Central Bedfordshire, plus a dedicated mentor at work. 20% of your working hours will be spent ‘off-the-job’ completing your professional training.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
The apprenticeship programme is designed to help you gain the technical knowledge and practical experience needed to become a caring, confident and skilled Adult Care Worker. Once completed, you could use your qualification to work towards a higher level diploma or specialise in a specific area of Health and Social Care.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL
Adult care worker
Level 2 (GCSE)
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