Community Health and Wellbeing Coordinator Apprenticeship Care Support

To work in partnership with individuals and their communities to identify and address health and wellbeing needs, improve health, prevent ill-health and reduce inequalities.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9-5 - however due to the needs of the business this may change.

    Total hours per week: 37.25

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    11 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  •  Address the causes of poor health and wellbeing in the broadest sense (causes of the causes). They do this by taking an holistic ‘whole person’ approach regarding physical, mental, emotional and social health and wellbeing and resilience
  • Work with individuals, groups and communities to identify what matters to them, building on their strengths to improve health and wellbeing
  • Understand the local and accessible services and resources available, to which people in the community can be signposted to support their health and wellbeing needs
  • Identify gaps in available services and resources preventing individuals and communities from achieving optimal health and wellbeing
  • Build relationships with local organisations and groups.
  • Enable individuals, networks and the communities in which people live or work, and in the ‘place’ or locality in which people are living, to address unmet needs to improve their health and wellbeing
  • Work autonomously within the scope of their role and within legal and ethical requirements to implement strategies and policies that promote health and wellbeing
  • Manage data and information and maintain accurate records
  • Provide interventions that support health and wellbeing for individuals in specific settings (e.g. education, healthcare, housing, criminal justice, job centres, workplace, community, care) or in different communities (e.g. Black, Asian and ethnic minority (including Gypsy, Roma and Traveller) communities, carers)
  • Use a range of methods, and behavioural science, working with people to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence to tackle their own problems and challenges affecting their health and wellbeing
  • Work alongside people as equal partners, actively listening to what matters to them, building trust and rapport to help them to recognise what they need, and to connect them with the best available support or intervention to meet their need
  • Help people to identify barriers preventing them from accessing local resources or existing services appropriately. They are at the front line of the evolving integrated health and care system, helping people to navigate complex services and providing coordination when necessary
  • Identify appropriate support and where there may not be any obvious provision by statutory health and care services, connect with and involve the wider public, private and voluntary sectors, and potentially initiate new activities or programmes
  • Work collaboratively to help people identify sources of support within their local communities (particularly underserved areas). Work with local groups and organisations to help develop support in relation to identified needs and resources (assets) within that community
  • Work collaboratively with leading agencies to tackle health inequalities that occur when certain groups, or people in certain areas, suffer more ill-health than people like them in other communities, areas or places
  • Supporting the schemes to coordinate events/activities

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

  • Company Induction 
  • E-learning Certificates in a range of topics 
  • Possibility of Care Certificate 
  • Level 3 health and wellbeing coordinator 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possiblity of full time position 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Care Support has been operating for nearly 20 years, and is a leading provider of quality care and support both in customers’ own homes and in a variety of Extra Care schemes. The Care Support team works with a number of Local Authorities, NHS Trusts, CCG’s, Social Housing providers and charities to deliver compassionate, outcome-focused care and support that gives our customers the choice and control over their support; helping them to live independent and fulfilled lives. Your dedicated care partner: helping you live your life, your way.


Care Support


Care Support

Harold Hill



Sharna Luscombe


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Community health and wellbeing worker

Level 3 (A level)

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