Apprentice Support Worker- Consensus Support- Heather Holmes- Desborough
Company: Consensus Support- Desborough (Heather Holmes)
Location: Kettering, NN14 2QA
Salary: Between £337.50 and £348.75 per week
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care
Application Deadline Date: 02/05/2022
Start Date: 01/06/2022
Positions Available: 1
Working Week: Varied shifts to be confirmed
To work individually and as part of a team, supporting the service manager to ensure the smooth running of the service and to ensure that the people we support are provided with a
safe, caring and stable environment. This is a fantastic oppurtunity to start or develop your career within the Care sector.
GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)
Self-motivated, ability to work on own initiative
Good interpersonal skills
Have a positive approach to change and ability to manage change
Positive attitude to Health & Safety
Sense of Humour
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to complete comprehensive reporting systems and analysis of information(I)
Ability to explain, develop and follow policies and protocols(I)
Ability to have a flexible approach to workload and manage your own time (I)
To be actively involved in own personal development
Oppurtunity to progress to higher level qualifications throughout your career.
Qube Learning are working in partnership with The Princes Trust on a new Health Care Sector project for 16-30 year olds. This project is designed to help young people into any role within the sector.
This specific position has been recognised as a opportunity that fits in with the locations and roles we currently working with.
If you are aged 16-30 years old and apply for this fantastic opportunity, you will automatically be invited onto the programme. You will receive tailored support and guidance to help you in your application. After receiving your application we will contact you to book you in for a short induction, explain more about the programme & role and how we can help you!
The successful candidate will complete the Adult Care Worker Level 2 qualification lasting 15 months, Maths & English Functional skills included if needed,
During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.
Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.
• £1000 Welcome Bonus - £500 in your first months pay, £500 after 6 months service*
• Dedicated career ladder for those with NVQ level 2 or 3 earn up to £9.35 per hour.
• Free DBS
• Life assurance benefit of twice annual basic salary
• Wagestream – Avoid bank fees and withdraw up to 40% of your wages as you earn them before payday via the Wagestream app.
• Comprehensive induction and excellent training
• Recognition Awards, including long service awards
• Cycle to work Scheme
• Refer a friend scheme – Receiving up to £1000 per referral
• Employee benefits platform providing discounts at over 150 retailers
• Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice
• Health & Wellbeing portal
About the Role
Heather Holmes is a pleasant character house in Desborough, near Kettering providing a residential service for individuals with learning disabilities. Some individuals also have additional physical disabilities and mobility issues. The team also encourage individuals to enjoy all the leisure and social amenities in nearby Kettering and Northampton and there are excellent local transport links to facilitate this.
Some individuals also engage in work opportunities in the local community. Great importance is placed on learning daily living skills and helping everyone to take an interest in the running of the home where individuals have their own responsibilities.
You’ll be responsible for supporting an inclusive lifestyle within the community as individuals attend local colleges or day trips out. Develop greater independence and daily living skills by assisting with the upkeep of the service, preparing meals, shopping and domestic duties. Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing whilst working across various shift patterns including early, late and weekend and night shifts.
If you enjoy working as part of a team, are patient and caring with a positive attitude and are looking to join a growing organisation with great benefits, we would love to hear from you. You may be new to care or already have experience in the sector as a Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Care Giver. We also recruit for attitude and personality so, if you don’t have all the right skills, we can provide a full induction, relevant training and the support you need to get the most from your role.
You will need to be 18 and over to be considered for this job role due to the nature of this job role.
By applying for this role you will automatically be put forwards for The Princes Trust help and support programme.
To ensure we comply with Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (“the regulations”), you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt