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Apprentice - Support worker AGE UK GATESHEAD

Now is a great time to join Age UK Gateshead, as we put our long term plan into action, and create innovative new ways of working through established networks of support and enablement rooted in local communities. This exciting role will see you help us in delivering on our objective to provide the best service possible.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 hours a week over 4 days tbc. 8:30am – 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice there will always be support and guidance during these tasks:

  • Assisting clients with limited mobility
  • To and from the bus, up out their chair etc
  • Planning and delivering activities or entertainment for the daycentre with the team
  • Data base entry & basic computer work surrounding client care plans and profiles
  • Passenger assistant – riding on the bus when collecting or dropping off clients to assist them on and off the bus where necessary
  • Spending time with the clients having a laugh and helping facilitate and over all happy atmosphere

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

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard Level 2
  • Delivered within the workplace only

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The potential for future employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4 GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential

Things to consider

Employment subject to a DBS Complete by the organisation.

About the employer

Age UK Gateshead – Charitable organisation firmly embedded in the communities of Gateshead delivering services from information and advice to specialist dementia care.







NE10 9LR

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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment Team


Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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