Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship NEW STEPS CARE IN THE COMMUNITY LLP

New Steps is a day care provider for people with disabilities. Your role will be to provide care and support to people with differing needs. You will have a person centred approach giving individuals opportunities to access the community and support with activities within our base while maintaining respect and dignity at all times.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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

    Monday – Friday 30 hours per week. Working hours to be arranged between 8.30 am – 4.00 pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000232246

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Listed below are the tasks this role will be primarily responsible for:

  • To attend to all personal care needs, in line with individual requirements of the service user
  • To use specialist equipment to ensure all care needs are met
  • To follow requirements of the care plan, support plan, risk management plan etc. as appropriate
  • To encourage individuals to participate in activities and support individuals in those activities
  • To develop/contribute to the development of activities that are of benefit/interest to the individual
  • To work to all policies and procedures, e.g. safeguarding, infection control, health and safety etc
  • To work as a keyworker
  • To participate and contribute to service user reviews
  • To work independently with service users as required – either within a care or community setting, escorting on transport etc.
  • To support people to access community based activities, reflecting their choices and interests, including the use of public resources and transport
  • To complete and maintain documentation relevant to the service and the service user
  • To highlight any areas of concern to a senior member of staff
  • Maintain a clean and tidy environment
  • To ensure service users feel respected and fully involved in their care
  • Training will be through course worksheets and mentoring by other qualified staff

The training you will be getting

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Training will be delivered in the workplace
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of progression and contract of employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Empathy, Active listening skills, Caring attitude

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4-9 /A-C GCSEs) Desired

About the employer

New Steps is a day care provider for people with disabilities. We provide care and support, either within the day care setting or in the community, to people with a disability. We support people to be as independent as possible and work in a person-centred way.

Employer

NEW STEPS CARE IN THE COMMUNITY LLP

Address

UNIT 9

TURN PARK

STATION ROAD

DH3 3DY

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Training

Training provider

DERWENTSIDE COLLEGE

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

Contact

Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

apprenticeships@derwentside.ac.uk

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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