Support Worker Apprenticeship (Health and Social Care) – Ringwood

Adult care worker (Level 2)
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Overview

Date Posted: 22/05/24
Start Date: 10/07/24
Karuna Living are looking for an Apprentice Support Worker. You will be studying toward your Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship. Please note you must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle to apply for this role.

Job Description

Come and join our team of exceptional support workers. As an apprentice you will work alongside the team to help build a culture that enables all to achieve their full potential. You will learn how to provide person-centred support, attend to physical, social and emotional needs and contribute to the well-being of our residents. Support for study can be provided in the workplace. If you are reliable, caring and interested in making a difference, this could be a rewarding opportunity.

Our Companions are an integral part of the lives of our residents. The role involves encouraging and supporting our young people to fulfil their potential for independence and learning. This is achieved by supporting them with household jobs, hobbies and accessing the community. We also support with personal care and medication. Maintaining appropriate records and implementing support and care plans is a large part of the role. Contributing to and working effectively as part of a team is important, and you will gain invaluable experience in a social care setting where you will be valued and supported on your journey. We want you to come with a "can do " approach and in return we will do our best to enable you to really enjoy your role

Responsibilities;

  • Gain knowledge, skills and experience throughout the apprenticeship
  • Participate in team meetings to gain best practice in the field
  • Complete the prescribed assignments
  • Actively participate in your own development
  • Undertake a shared responsibility to provide a safe environment for both the residents and staff.

Benefits;

  • Company pension
  • Company sick pay
  • Discounted or free food whilst working
  • On-site parking
  • Wellbeing programme
  • casual dress* Company events
  • Free DBS check
  • 28 days annual leave 
Skills Required
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
Training

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities. All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact.

This involves regular catch-ups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study.

This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible! On completion of this 12 month apprenticeship you will have gained; Adult Care Worker – Level 2 Apprenticeship 

Prospects
Possibility of a full time role after the completion of the apprenticeship

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