Support Worker Apprentice

  • National Care Group
  • Sunderland
  • £6.50 per hour

Opportunity for a forward-thinking individual, interested in building a real career in the health and social care sector, to join a national organisation! Fantastic starting wage of £6.50 per hour!

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £6.50 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Health & Social Care
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    National Care Group


To work alongside colleagues to provide individualised person-centred support for adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems and complex needs enabling them to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible.

To develop and maintain a warm trusting relationship with the individuals we support.

To promote the self-esteem, happiness and emotional health of the individuals we support.

To develop the necessary skills to enable the individuals we support to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence and personal effectiveness in the following areas:

  • Social skills/relationships
  • Personal support & hygiene
  • Daily living skills
  • Managing money
  • Using community resources and facilities
  • Social, leisure and work activities
  • Self-organisation and coping abilities
  • Personal safety

This would be achieved by working alongside senior colleagues in the provision of practical assistance, support, therapeutic recreation and educational sessions, teaching, advice, role modelling, encouragement and positive feedback.

Adhering to all safeguarding protocols to ensure the safety of individuals we support.

Ability to deliver accurate written information eg record daily activities, concerns or incidents.

Be committed to all training and development work provided to the apprenticeship.

Benefits include:

  • £2,500 of additional incentives paid, on completion of agreed milestones, reflecting progress and commitment to the apprenticeship qualification
  • Permanent contract offered
  • Holiday – 28 days
  • Employee Discount scheme for shopping, theme parks, gym memberships, theme parks, travel and more
  • Opportunity to join our pension scheme

For more information about this vacancy please contact Paragon Skills on 02393 876404 (Ref ID: 145317)

  • Willing to learn
  • Keen to build a career in the care sector
  • Flexible with working days/hours
No previous qualifications are required

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider supporting over 4,000 learners through their training, and 1,500 organisations to consistently deliver high quality Apprenticeships across their businesses. Paragon Skills achieves some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry. Its extensive experience across multiple specialisms has contributed to an overall achievement rate of 71.4% (2018/19) exceeding the national average of 65.6%, and an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating.

On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have achieved: Adult Care Worker Level 2 Standard

  • Committed
  • Sense of humour
  • Caring
  • Hardworking
Permanent employment opportunity for the right candidate
Applicants must be double vaccinated to be considered

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