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Apprentice Enabler (Adult Care) UBU

UBU provides community-based, health and social care to people with special needs, including physical, emotional, learning, behavioural, psychological and social difficulties. Vacancies open to committed people who want to enable and support vulnerable people with complex needs to live with more independence in community-based services.

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Closing date: 02 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    There are vacancies at sites in Harrogate and the surrounding areas. Work will be in shifts over 5 days per week (Monday to Sunday) and will include some morning and evening work. Shifts to be confirmed with employer.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    40 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The purpose of this role is for all Enabling Support Workers to develop the daily living skills of the people we serve to gain greater personal independence following all support, policy, process and regulatory guidelines
  • Day to day tasks may include personal care (cooking, cleaning), supporting people to develop their hobbies, encouraging people to participate and develop in their daily living skills (helping with finances) and helping people integrate into the community

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

  • Level 2 Adult Care Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Functional skills if required
  • Apprenticeship training will follow a work based learning model, in which you will be based in the workplace full-time
  • Monthly visits and progress reviews with your workbased assessor will be used to guide and support you through your apprenticeship off the job learning and preparation for end point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Within UBU, we aim to promote within the company so individuals can flourish up the ladder and we give our team the training, the skills, and the tools to help them along their journey

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Flexibility, Honest and trusthworthy, Commitment and enthusiasm, Fun and outgoing


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

Things to consider

All staff require a full DBS and a clear criminal record.

About the employer

UBU are a specialist independent living social care and support service. We take a bolder approach than most social care agencies because we are committed to helping people make the best of themselves and the most of their lives. UBU believes that if you treat a person as they are and they will remain as they are. When you treat a person as they could be, and they will become as they should be.




9 Haywra Street


North Yorkshire


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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