Apprentice Support Worker- Consensus Support- Links Day Care Centre- Wellingborough

  • Company: Consensus Support- Wellingborough (Links Day Care)
  • Location: Wellingborough, NN8 1PP
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: Between £337.50 and £348.75 per week
  • Sector: Health, Public Services and Care
  • Ref: VAC-00754
  • Application Deadline Date: 31/08/2022
  • Start Date: 29/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Varied shifts to be confirmed

Brief Description

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.

Qualifications Required

GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)

Personal Qualities

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

Skills Required

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

Future Prospects

Oppurtunity to progress to higher level qualifications throughout your career.

Vacancy Detail

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.

Company Benefits
• £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

We provides a warm and homely environment for adults with learning disabilities within the local area to enjoy a full range of lifestyle activities and learning opportunities based on their preferences. Situated within a mile of Rushden town centre with good transport links, currently this is a support package which we are hoping to adapt to a supported living environment.

Supporting people with a wide range of needs on a daily basis, we support people with both mild and complex needs, including individuals who have behaviours which others might find challenging and includes personal care duties with addition to house keeping duties. The fully trained, committed team respect the choices and dignity of every individual they support.

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

We are looking for specific shift availability for our new and exciting independent living shift patterns include:

07.45am – 09.15am, Sunday – Sunday
16.30pm – 18.30pm, Monday – Friday
09.30am – 1.30pm on Sundays
09.30am – 10.30am on Saturdays
Additional shifts available aswell as the service expands

Other Information

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

This apprenticeship has expired