Adult Care Apprenticeship UNITED RESPONSE

We are a small friendly care home in Harrogate supporting 4 young adults with physical and learning disabilities within their home and in the community. With a strong, stable and fun staff team and supportive manager, we now have a vacancy for an Apprentice Support Worker to join our team.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,625.00

    Following a successful probation period this wage will be reviewed.

  • Working week

    Examples of shifts: 8.00am - 4.00pm, 10.00am - 6.00pm, 2.00pm - 10.00pm, 12.00pm - 8.00pm. Exact working days and hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000254849

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting people with personal care and meals/drinks
  • Supporting people with activities at home and in the community
  • Supporting people to look after their home/domestic duties
  • Working as part of a team, communicating and working together
  • Completing records and working in line with United Response Policies and Procedures

The training you will be getting

  • You will undertake an Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • This will take an average of 18 months to complete
  • It will be totally work based and regular assessor visits will take place between the college, apprentice and employer at the workplace
  • As an apprentice, you will receive 6hrs of learning time each week, allocated to your apprenticeship to concentrate on any set development activities
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of the Apprenticeship, you will be able to move to a Support Worker Position and there is further career progression within the organisation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Good Time keeping,, Kind, Caring, Compassionate

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You will be required to complete an enhanced DBS application.

About the employer

We are a small friendly care home in Harrogate supporting 4 young adults with physical and learning disabilities within their home and in the community. With a strong, stable and fun staff team and supportive manager- we now have a vacancy for an Apprentice Support Worker to join our team.

Employer

UNITED RESPONSE

Address

4 Highgate Park

Harrogate

HG1 4PA

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Training

Training provider

LUMINATE EDUCATION GROUP

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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