Apprentice Social Therapist - Intermediate (Level 2)

East London NHS Foundation Trust (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £348.00
37.5 hours per week Shift work - some long days, times TBC.
12 months (duration)
6 January 2020(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
20 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

East London NHS are looking for passionate and driven candidates to deliver direct patient care under the supervision of a Social Therapist and work towards their Adult Care Worker L2 programme.


To undertake a range of individual and group-based interventions including 

Responsibilities include:

  • Working directly with patients and clients 
  • To be fully conversant with Moving and Handling and Security Policies in practice
  • Ensure PMVA (Prevention and management of Violence and Aggression) guidelines are followed when using these techniques to manage patients
  • Ensure you are full trained and annually updated in management of aggression and violence in order that Trust guidelines are followed in the management of violent patients
  • Apprentices may be allocated a small caseload as an associate nurse, but this should be agreed with the Nurse Supervisor and carried out under their supervision
  • Apprentices may be allocated to work night shifts after they have been in post for 3-months
  • Routine and enhanced Observations of Service Users may only be undertaken if competencies have been agreed with the supervising nurse

Future Prospects

On-going training and development, following completion of successful apprenticeship.

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

  • Excellent telephone skills
  • IT skills
  • Organised
  • Communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Polite and Friendly
  • Punctual
  • Professional

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of GCSE English grade 4/C (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of GCSE maths grade 4/C (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of GCSE ICT grade 4/C (or equivalent)

Training Provided

  • Adult Care Worker L2
  • Functional Skills in maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT
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