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Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship in Hull Avocet Trust

We are offering the successful candidate the opportunity to gain a Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship. You will be working as a member of the team in the delivery of care and support to vulnerable people in a skilled and professional manner.

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

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,500.00

    37.5 hours per week £10.00 per hour

  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000102740

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role focuses on the delivery of care and support to vulnerable people within a community-based setting.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will be:

Care and Support

  • At all times practice the policies and procedures of the Avocet Trust.
  • Undertake the role of Key Worker to clients, as required by the Service Manager, coordinating and updating clients care plans.
  • Maintain effective communications and liaison as appropriate with families, friends and the relatives of clients.
  • Administer or supervise the administration of medication as required by the Service Manager and participate in all household tasks as required.
  • Ensure that any condition that causes concern in relation to the physical and/or mental well-being of a client is reported to the senior person on duty.
  • Ensure that all clients are empowered to undertake their own personal choices in matters relating to their support and personal development.
  • Ensure that all day-to-day activities and planned client holidays are achieved.
  • Ensure that clients receive options of good quality nutritional meals of their choice each day.

Administration:

  • Participate in staff meetings and seek support and advice from senior staff as appropriate.
  • Report any complaints (by staff, person supported and/or their family, or staff from other agencies) to the senior person on duty.
  • Maintain an awareness of Health and Safety legislation and ensure that personal safety of clients, visitors and work colleagues is assured.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of the Fire Procedures and participate in the fire drills as required.
  • Report and record all accidents and untoward incidents as per Avocets policies and procedures.

Finance:

  • Ensure the safekeeping of client's property and finances.
  • Ensure all administrative and financial procedures of Avocet Trust are adhered to.
  • Ensure the effective utilisation of resources and equipment within the service.
  • Immediately report any financial discrepancies to the Service Manager regarding the management of client's monies and petty cash.

Benefits to working for Avocet Trust:

  • Wage: £10 per hour.
  • Holidays: 28 days including bank holidays.
  • On-site parking.

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities.

All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact. This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible!

On completion of this 12-month apprenticeship, you will have gained the Level 2 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship and a Level 2 Diploma in Care.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Avocet Trust will provide a personal training plan and provide staff training and development programmes.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Avocet Trust (Charity in Hull) provides lifetime support for vulnerable adults in a range of settings across Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Employer

Avocet Trust

Address

60-62 Clarence Street

Hull

HU9 1DN

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Training

Training provider

PARAGON EDUCATION & SKILLS LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Jan 2023