Apprentice Support Worker FRESH START INDEPENDENCE PROJECT LTD
Your role as a support worker is to provide support and advice to the young people living at Fresh Start. The support required can be in many different forms depending on the individual needs of the young person and the level of support package they are on. It will be your role to provide the level of support they need to reach independence.
Closing date: 07 Oct 2022
Total hours per week: 39
Possible start date
17 Oct 2022
10 Jun 2022
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Summary of Position:
Your role as a support worker is to provide support and advice to the young people living at Fresh Start. The support required can be in many different forms depending on the individual needs of the young person and the level of support package they are on. It will be your role to provide the level of support they need to reach independence. The twelve areas of independence which you will be required to provide support around are:
- Education, Training, and Employment
- Finance Management
- Understanding my journey
- Maintaining Tenancy and Premises
- Food Management
- Personal Care
- Social Skills
- Relationship Building
- Substance Misuse
- Keeping Safe
- Artistic Development/ Hobbies
- Other (where agreed with social worker)
You will work with the young people on these according to their independence plan which would be reviewed in their weekly key work sessions.
Alongside delivering support with the young person around their independence skills, you will be expected to safeguard the young person and work in line with FSIP policies.
You would work alongside the team leader and also report to the house manager if/where required.
- To work with young people in building their independent living skills.
- To evaluate education needs of the young people and support them in gaining education, employment or training.
- To deliver and evaluate day and evening activities with young people.
- To support young people in accessing local services.
- To create and deliver Independent Living Skills timetables alongside the team leader.
- To deliver activities where appropriate.
- To transport young people to offsite activities where appropriate.
- To offer support, encouragement and guidance to young people with regards to career pathways and building Independence skills.
- To risk assess activities and provide risk assessments for each young person alongside the senior support worker.
- To attend professional meetings and contribute effectively
- To advocate for young people
- To monitor each young person on the incentive scheme and decide if young people should receive incentive based on daily engagement and attainment in conjunction with the senior support worker and house manager.
- To complete all duties required as part of the shift
- To record details of your shift in the logbook.
- To complete cleaning duties as required.
- To complete incident sheets as required.
- To report any issues of safeguarding.
- To work in line with Fresh Start Independence Project policies and procedures.
- To Complete key work sessions
- To complete all daily recording sheets
- To undertake any other reasonable task requested by senior
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard
- Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths & English (if required)
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Progression to perm role available upon completion of Apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
SALFORD CITY COLLEGE
Lead adult care worker
Level 3 (A level)
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