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Support Worker Apprentice MILESTONES TRUST

As a Support Worker Apprentice at Milestones Trust, you will be working under the guidance of the Home/Service Management, learning and applying the skills of a Support Worker, studying towards a Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Hours between 7am - 9:30pm including weekends on a shift basis. Exact days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Support Worker Apprentice at Milestones Trust you will be working towards a Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 alongside your daily roles and responsibilities.

Your daily roles will include:

  • You will build strong professional relationships with the people you support. This will be achieved by treating them with the dignity and respect alongside the appropriate communication will assist service users in making informed decisions
  • You will take opportunities to develop positive and professional working relationships with those you meet during your work, whilst attending and contributing positively and constructively at team meetings
  • You will take an active role in ensuring the delivery of an excellent service, by work being undertaking willingly, with a readiness to go the extra mile
  • You will take responsibility for planning and organising your work, ensuring you are punctual and use your own initiative
  • You will carry out a variety of administrative tasks relating to your role competently and efficiently

The above roles will be supported by the following responsibilities:

  • Undertake work experience, study, training and development focussed on becoming a competent and effective Unsupervised Support Worker, able to deliver the Trust's standard of support
  • Work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in the support and encouragement of service users to define and develop their chosen lifestyle and ensure they take an active part in the planning of the service they want
  • Carry out activities in a safe way, always ensuring compliance with the Trust's policies and procedures
  • To attend and actively participate in regular reviews with your line manager, mentor and Lifetime Training
  • You will always follow the principles of Safeguarding Adults

Please note that due to the requirement of a Sleep-In during this role, suitable candidates will be aged 18+. There will a minimum of 1 Sleep-in per week with the opportunity to pick up more shifts if needed.

A Sleep-in will be paid at a rate of £32.76 on top of your contracted pay.

We're looking for a passionate and motivated Apprentice Support Worker to join our team, working across two services to provide a supportive and enriching environment where people can develop their ability to manage their day-to-day life as independently as possible. People we support are treated as individuals, with their care tailored to what they need and want.

Teewell Avenue provides 24-hour support for people with mental health needs. The home has a homely, settled and secure atmosphere, with a staff team that are responsive to the changing needs of the residents.

  • Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary of £18,525 per annum plus £500 Welcome Bonus

Some of our best success stories come from people who started with us as an Apprentice, so what better way to gain a fully funded Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care whilst earning as you learn.

Becoming an Apprentice Support Worker is a great option for people who are new to the social care sector and are looking to develop your skills and knowledge to become a skilled and confident care worker. Previous apprentices have all taken on permanent roles with the Trust following the completion of their apprenticeship, some of which progressed on to other leadership and management roles within the Trust.

We recognise that without the hard work, commitment and passion given by our staff, we wouldn't be the charity that we are today. In return we offer excellent, high quality learning opportunities and are committed to rewarding you with a competitive pay and benefits package.

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

Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker:

  • Upskilling sessions in maths and English throughout the apprenticeship
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Ongoing training and development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills


Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

The key dates shown are to be used as a guide only, should the right candidate be found, the vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Where others see obstacles, Milestones Trust see opportunities. More than ever, people in our society need what we have to offer: the expertise, experience, and empathy to bring about real, lasting, positive change. It can be the smallest of steps or the greatest of strides. Always, it's about moving forward, achieving one milestone after another, building momentum.




25/27 Teewell Avenue

BS16 5NF

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lead adult care worker

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Feb 2023