Community Support Apprentice BEXLEY MENCAP

You will be working with adults with learning disabilities helping them to live the life that they want to lead. The people you will be supporting all have different hobbies and interests and the right person for this role will hopefully enjoy trying new things and going out into the community.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    30 days annual leave (inc. bank holidays) Shopping discounts via free Blue Light Card Employee Assistance Programme – free and confidential access to health portal, counselling and support

  • Working week

    30 hours per week. Mon – Fri between 9am and 6pm depending on activities

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    04 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live life to the full
  • You’ll do everything to make sure that people are empowered to make their own choices about their lives, are able to do the things that they would like to do and are supported in areas that they need
  • This could involve a large number of activities and you’ll need to be flexible to make sure that the support that we offer is personalised to the individual’s needs and wishes
  • Every day will be different; you may support small groups of members to go out with their friends, provide 1:1 support for people at home to learn new skills or support our wide range of group activities
  • As we are not CQC registered this role will not involve personal care

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

  • You will complete your Level 2 in Adult Care.  We will also provide varied e-learning and other on the job training such as safeguarding, first aid, food hygiene and health and safety

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This apprenticeship is an ideal place to start your social care career and will enable you to go on to a range of care and support roles; in residential care, in people’s homes or in the community.  You would be able to undertake further social care qualifications
  • Adult social care is a fast-growing sector with lots of opportunities for career progression including management roles
  • Further training and fixed contract for the right candidates 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Initiative, Time Management, Desire to learn, Passion for supporting people


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* - C/Grade 4 - 9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* - C/Grade 4 - 9) Desired

Things to consider

This post will require an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Check, the cost of which will be met by Bexley Mencap as well as proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

About the employer

Bexley Mencap is a small and dynamic local charity focused exclusively on supporting people with learning disability and their families. Our aim is that people with a learning disability are respected, valued and empowered to live life to the full. We provide support and opportunities to people with learning disabilities and the people that care about them. We work to raise awareness, break down barriers and promote understanding within the community.







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Training provider



Manpreet Kaur

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

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