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Support Worker Apprentice Level 2 Park Homes (UK) Ltd

Park Homes are looking for an apprentice to support with providing high quality of practical support to vulnerable adults. To support people to live as independently as possible in their own home or supported accommodation. To support people who use the service with all aspects of maintaining the home.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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 to Sunday between the hours of 7am – 11pm, days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000102950

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To ensure that all the people using the service are supported in accordance with their support plan/personal centred plan.
  • To know all the people you support medical conditions and to be familiar with any medication they take, and to support them with repeat prescriptions where necessary.
  • To link it with pharmacies/ GP’s/ other medical professionals.
  • To keep accurate records of all the people you support.
  • To work as part of the team and follow the daily planners accordingly.
  • To enable people to make choices and decisions in their lives and what they do.
  • To follow the staff guidelines, policies and procedures of the company and the local authority.
  • To report any repairs to the appropriate person. Either the on call manager or landlords.
  • To carry out the Health and Safety tasks that are set where you work.
  • To report any Health and safety issues to the Health and Safety Officer or your on-call manager immediately.
  • To make sure all appointments /health issues are logged on the appropriate documentation.
  • To support people to budget, pay their bills to ensure there are no complications with their tenancy.
  • To work in accordance with Risk Assessments and to report any new identified risks to the on call manager
  • To project a professional image at all times and maintain good working relationships with all other professionals.
  • Maintain accurate records and keep up to date files ensuring, at all times, confidentiality is maintained.
  • To maintain an awareness and observation of Fire and Health & Safety Regulations
  • To carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the post and it’s grading as requested your manager.
  • To promote the independence of individuals supporting them in areas that have been identified only.
  • To treat people who use our service with dignity and respect at all times whilst supporting their beliefs and wishes.

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

The successful candidate will work towards a level 2 diploma in care.

Progression:
This apprenticeship provides an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression within the sector. 

Individuals without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment.

For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be discussed on completion of apprenticeship.
 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Initiative, Adaptable, Trustworthy, Honest, Hardworking

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English language (Grade a*-c or 9-4) Desired

About the employer

Park Homes UK -HFSA is an established care provider with over 20 years’ experience. HFSA is a local provider in the Calderdale area. We support adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and or mental health problems in supported accommodation or their own homes.

Employer

Park Homes (UK) Ltd

Address

Park Homes Head Office

Unit 7, Fairfax House,

Cottingley Business Park

BD16 1PE

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Training

Training provider

CALDERDALE COLLEGE

Contact

Madeline Oxby

madeline.oxby@calderdale.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Adult care worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Feb 2023