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 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There is an additional £0.28p bonus on all shifts completed without sickness / lateness / all training is up to date

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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

The training you will be getting

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 to expect at the end of your 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


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

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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