Apprentice Adult Care Worker - Whinn Dale, Wakefield (Extra Care) 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 Aug 2022
(Up to £18,525 depending on age and experience)
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
15 Sep 2022
18 May 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be providing person-centred support for older people, 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
Moving and Handling
Liaising with GPs and health care specialists
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 a training provider, 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
Adult care worker
Level 2 (GCSE)
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