We are looking for warm, positive and enthusiastic individuals to provide person centered support to people with learning disabilities. You will work to make a difference and promote independence whilst enabling people to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts are on a 2 week rolling rota and will include weekday and weekend work. Shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Giving non-discriminatory care
  • Record and report all relevant information
  • Working with therapists and doctors to ensure consistency of support
  • Supporting and monitoring healthcare and needs
  • Teaching life skills and supporting new hobbies and interests
  • Helping with personal hygiene e.g. toileting
  • Support with eating and drinking
  • Helping clients to access community facilities
  • Cleaning and cooking will be required on a rota basis
  • Planning and delivering activities to service users

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

Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills, if required
  • Care certificate
  • Training around Autism, learning disability and others specific to the role

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be a full-time position available for the right candidate on completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Patience, Team working


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

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role. Candidates may be required to work late due to day trips.

About the employer

Independent support provide person centered care and support solutions for individuals with learning disabilities within a residential, supported living and community placements. Our staff provide appropriate support to people and do not discriminate against them. We enhance the quality of people’s lives by assisting them to develop confidence and new skills.




Enterprise Chambers,

276 Furlong Road,



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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