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Apprentice Support Worker

You will enable the people we support to lead fulfilling lives based upon their personal support needs. You need to work to the standards set internally (by Hft) and externally (for example, by the Care Quality Commission).


12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 231.90
Health & Social Care

Detailed Job Description

Day to day duties include -

Support people with learning disabilities in line with their support plan

Support people with personal care (toileting and bathing)

Encourage people to engage in everyday home, social & leisure activities

Support people with their health needs (taking medication & attending GP appointments)

Keep accurate recordsWork positively with colleagues, families & external organisations

Maintain confidentiality at all times

Working in - Stroud, Ryeford, Avening & Stonehouse

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • Grades C or above in Maths and English are preferred but not a necessity
  • A Health & Social Care qualification is desirable (Level 1 or 2)
  • DBS Check will be required

Skills required

We need people who -

  • Are enthusiastic about supporting people
  • Are able to communicate using a range of methods
  • Articulate views with passion and understanding
  • Speak clearly using positive, simple, straight forward language
  • Tackle issues with a positive frame of mind
  • Work at a pace comfortable to the person they are supporting

Personal Qualities

We need people who -

  • Are enthusiastic
  • Use their initiative
  • Have a desire to be part of the social care world
  • Are patient with people
  • Are kind and thoughtful to others
  • Have a positive outlook

Future prospects

Hourly rate will be assessed as you develope and train to a higher standard. On completion of the 12 month apprenticeship program, depending on performance, you may be offered a full time position at Hft.

Additional Information

Training provided

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Functional Skills
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

As we provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities. Candidates must be able to work within a flexible working pattern and must have a full UK or EU driving licence.

GP Strategies Training Limited - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact GP Strategies Training Limited on 0161 429 2460 or email: (Ref ID:82699)
GP Strategies Training Limited

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