As part of Catalyst Choices, you will be part of an innovative and flexible team providing a support worker role within our great care company. The apprenticeship will give the chosen applicant a fantastic foundation to progress in their role with Catalyst Choices and their future care career.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    At Catalyst Choices we pay the national apprentice wage As a Catalyst Choices employee our starting rates are £9.69 - £11.94 an hour (with 20% weekend enhancements)

    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

    We have a range of flexible hours. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    7 available

What you will do in your working day

As part of our support worker team no two days are the same.

At Catalyst Choices, we want to grow our team with compassionate people who genuinely want to make a meaningful difference to someone’s life in care.

Through our all our services, whether that be Day Opportunities, Extra Care Housing or Residential Care, we want you to build trusting relationships as a Support Worker and pledge a promise to do what you can to make the lives of everyone we support as enjoyable and as safe as possible.

The role involves:

  • Assisting our clients to dress
  • Personal care
  • Assisting with medication
  • Enabling our clients to be as independent as possible in their daily living

The training you will be getting

  • Adult Care Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard with day release at Warrington & Vale Royal College

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We have set up the Catalyst Academy to provide training and a clear route for employee progression
  • We believe in investing in our employees and providing a clear career pathway to develop our staff

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

The role will involve working with our wonderfully different clients in a variety of locations including residential and extra care housing our step-down bed facility and our learning disability services supporting people in their own home.

About the employer

Catalyst Choices is one of the largest care providers in Warrington. We support older people and adults with learning disabilities.




Whitehouse Wilderspool Business Park

Greenalls Avenue



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Hope Thomas

01925 494466

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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