Apprentice Adult Care Worker - Harpurhey, North Manchester Creative Support
An apprenticeship with Creative Support is the start of a fulfilling and rewarding career in the care sector. You will gain valuable experience working in support services while also undertaking a level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. You will be providing frontline care for vulnerable adults within their own homes, daycare centres, residential and nursing homes and other healthcare. Above all, you will have the opportunity to make a difference and have a positive impact on people’s lives.
Closing date: 09 Feb 2023
Up to £18,525 depending on age and experience
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
09 Mar 2023
12 Dec 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You will be providing person-centred support for adults with a wide range of support needs, enabling them to achieve their goals, participate in the community and enjoy a fulfilling and valued life.
You will be supporting people to be as independent and confident as possible in the following areas:
- Social skills & relationships
- Personal care & hygiene
- Monitoring & administration of medication
- Daily living skills
- Leisure & work activities
- Self organisation & personal safety
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will gain valuable experience working in a specialist area of adult support services while undertaking a level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. You will also complete the Care Certificate and attend Creative Support’s mandatory training.
You will be supported by a tutor from Oldham College plus a dedicated mentor at work. 20% of your working hours will be spent ‘off-the-job’ completing your professional training. When and where you spend this time will be agreed with your mentor.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
The apprenticeship programme is designed to help you gain the technical knowledge and practical experience needed to become a caring, confident and skilled adult care worker. Once completed, you could use your qualification to work towards a higher level diploma or specialise in a specific area of health and social care.
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Desired skills and personal qualities
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About the employer
THE OLDHAM COLLEGE
Adult care worker
Level 2 (GCSE)
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