Apprentice Adult Care Worker - Stockton-on-Tees 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. Above all, you will have the opportunity to make a difference and have a positive impact on people’s lives.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Up to £18,525 depending on age and experience

  • Working week

    Shift work including evenings and weekends. Shifts given on a two week rolling rota. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 May 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

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 encouraging people to be as independent and confident as possible in the following areas:

  • Social skills/relationships
  • Personal care & hygiene
  • Monitoring and administration of medication
  • Daily living skills
  • Leisure and work activities
  • Self organisation and coping abilities
  • 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 a Training Provider and 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Respectful, Professional, Resilient


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Level 1-3 / G-D) Desired

Things to consider

There may be a requirement to deliver intimate care and/or administer medication depending on the needs of the individual. All applicants must be over 18 due to age of clients. It is our policy all applicants must have at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us.

About the employer

Creative Support provides person-centred services for people with a learning disability, autism and mental health needs. We also support people with a physical disability and older people with care and support needs, including people living with dementia. Our mission is to promote the independence, inclusion and wellbeing of everyone we support. We work with individuals, their families, and partner agencies to deliver high quality services that meet each person’s needs and aspirations.


Creative Support


Lunedale Road


TS23 1PL

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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