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Support Worker Apprentice Milestones Trust - Mayo House

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 Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3.

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

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Closing date: 04 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,525.00

  • Working week

    Hours between 7.00am - 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 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103134

  • 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 dignity and respect alongside the appropriate communication which 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 undertaken 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

Mayo House is an exciting and innovative home with a well-trained and committed staff team. The team work with people with learning disabilities and complex mental health needs, in a person-centred and individual way.

Purpose-built for the efficient practice of care, the people we support enjoy comfortable living areas in which to socialise and relax, with many other healthcare and lifestyle options made available as part of the service.

We are looking for Apprentice Support Workers to join the team, providing individualised packages of flexible support to individuals within their own flats in Mayo House. Staff offer daily one to one or two to one support, with the aim of helping people to become more independent and to move on to their own home when they are ready.

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.

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

Qualifications

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.

Employer

Milestones Trust - Mayo House

Address

Mayo House

BS37 7LE

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

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 Jan 2023