Henshaws are seeking 3 apprentices to join their new community teams as Support Workers delivering excellent standards of care to individuals requiring assistance in living more independent lives. If you are seeking a career in care, this is a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference.
Charity supporting people living with sight loss and other physical/learning disabilities.
Possible Start Date: 01/04/2018
Programme Duration: 12 Months
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Henshaws work to support individuals with visual impairments and/or physical disabilities and learning difficulties to live in their own homes. This Apprenticeship is a unique opportunity to deliver outstanding support to service users in a way that promotes their independence, dignity, self-esteem, personal development and learning needs. You will support individuals to maintain and develop a range of daily living skills which will enable the individual to maintain and develop independence. As Community Support Worker you will:
We are dedicated to the ongoing progression and development of our apprentices and will offer permanent positions and ongoing qualifications dependent on performance following successful completion of your apprenticeship.
Good standard of literacy & numeracy Ability to undertake Level 2 Apprenticeship in Health care Willing to undertake Maths and English at Level 2 if required.
Excellent communication skills Ability to listen and respond to service users appropriately Able to maintain written records
Caring and empathetic nature Good standards of personal hygiene Enthusiastic, respectful and sensitive
Permanent position and progression to Level 3 Senior Health Care Support Worker.
Intermediate Standard in Health Care Support Worker, plus functional skills and technical certificate. The training will be provided by Harrogate College.
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
HCUK Training is the work based learning and skills division of the Hull College Group, responsible for the delivery of Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Employability Skills and business training solutions across Yorkshire and the Humber. We are committed to improving the skills, employability and progression opportunities for all of our learners and unlock their potential through lifelong learning.
For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider HCUK Training on 0300 330 2010 or
email: tiah.rimmington@HCUKtraining.co.uk (Ref ID:80810)
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