Apprentice Adult Care Worker - Carnforth, Morecambe 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: 15 Sep 2022
(Up to £18,525 depending on age and experience)
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
15 Oct 2022
18 May 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be providing person-centred support for adults living in their own homes. You will be supporting people who may have a learning disability, mental health need, and/or a physical disability. Some of the people you will be supporting may have additional complex physical or other health and social care needs.
You will be encouraging people to be as independent and confident as possible in the following areas:
Personal care & hygiene
Monitoring and administration of medication
Daily living skills
Leisure and work activities
Self organisation and coping abilities
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will gain valuable experience working in 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 training.
You will be supported by a tutor from our training provider and a dedicated mentor at work. 20% of your working hours will be spent ‘off-the-job’ completing your professional training. When and where you spend this time will be agreed with your mentor.
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
LANCASTER AND MORECAMBE COLLEGE
Adult care worker
Level 2 (GCSE)
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