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Progression Coach Apprentice THE APPRENTICESHIP WORKS LTD

Do you have the compassion and resilience needed to work with challenging behaviours and complex needs? If so, we welcome you to apply for the role of Progression Coach Apprentice (Support Worker), where you will offer support to our Young People.

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary range £21,420-£22,820. 20 days annual leave & 8 BH per annum, pro rata Childcare, cycle to work & life assurance schemes Confidential Employee Assistance Prog Wellbeing Support Health Scheme Free Training Enhanced DBS check Discounts

  • Working week

    Shift patterns to be determined upon which Service. Rota's will include some evening work.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Roles are available in Birmingham, Worcestershire, Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

• To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
• To support young people to find permanent accommodation and fulfilling work.
• To be confident in supporting young people with complex needs and challenging behaviour.

All necessary support and training will be provided, however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

• Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation including the Homeless Reductions Act

• Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.

• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Social Care (or prepared to work towards)

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will work towards your Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 qualification during this apprenticeship.

The duration of the course is 18 months, plus End Point Assessment.

You will allocated a Training Assessor who will support you throughout your apprenticeship, which will be work based with face to face meetings and remote delivery.  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The intention is after successful completion of your apprenticeship, that you will be offered a permenant position.  This is at the discretion of the company.

This enables you to specialise in a variety of areas, such as:-

Learning Disability, Mental Health, Home Care and many more.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A-C/4-9 or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

This role will include some evening work.

About the employer

For the duration of the apprenticeship you will be employed by The Apprenticeship Works, with St Basils being the Host Company. St Basils help over 5,000 vulnerable young people every year across the West Midlands to find safe, stable accommodation. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people and to showcase your caring nature and ability to champion adversity.




The Apprenticeship Works

330 High Street

West Bromwich

B70 8DJ


Bev Morris

0121 544 6455

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)

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