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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 an Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3.

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

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Mar 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


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 ad


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


- 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.


Flaxpits House is a residential home for younger adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs. We support 10 individuals to live independent and fulfilling lives. Where appropriate, we also support people to move on to supported living and independent living services.

People we support are encouraged to develop new skills and to be as independent as possible. As an Apprentice Support Worker, you will assist with personal care and support those with mobility issues, using safe and approved moving and handling techniques. Full training will be provided in order to ensure the comfort of those we support and the confidence of our staff.

Why become an Apprentice Support Worker with Milestones Trust?

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 2 Diploma in Health & Social 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.

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

Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Upskilling sessions in Maths and English throughout the apprenticeship.

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.




Flaxpits House

BS36 1LB

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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 Mar 2023