Apprentice Support Worker - Intermediate (Level 2)

Dolphin Care Ltd (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £136.50 to £261.60
30.0 hours per week Shift work (Including weekends) 30 hours
15 months (duration)
3 November 2020(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
27 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Dolphin Homes Ltd are looking for a Support Worker Apprentice who has a genuine desire to work with adults with learning disabilities. We provide support for people with a variety of diverse support needs including learning disabilities, physical disabilities and Autism.


  • To assist colleagues in maintaining an environment for the people we support which is consistent with the highest standards of care
  • To contribute to a happy home where individuals can live as independently as their disability allows, ensuring that individuality and dignity are retained
  • To offer practical support and encouragement in the meeting of physical needs, ensuring the highest standards of care are constantly met
  • To appreciate the emotional and psychological needs of all the people we support, assisting them in the development of appropriate coping strategies regarding day to day problems and long term plans
  • To participate in each individual’s daily structure of organised therapeutic, social, occupational and recreational activities. To encourage them to grasp wider opportunities for both physical and mental self-fulfilment
  • To accurately implement all programmes and guidelines for each person we support at all times. To collect data and maintain records regarding this data in the individual’s records, to a high standard
  • To establish with the individual a relationship of mutual respect, understanding and tolerance
  • To attend all training activities which you are nominated for. These sessions will be arranged around your working hours and if necessary cover provided for you to attend. Other training events may be away from the home. You will be reimbursed for reasonable expenses for these sessions. All copies of training material must be retained to keep up to date with developing care practices, procedures and legislation

Future Prospects

  • On going training and development following successful completion of your 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

It is essential to have a keen interest in the Health and Social Care Industry.

Qualities Required

  • Compassionate
  • Can-do attitude
  • Passionate
  • Caring

Qualifications Required

No qualifications required.

Training Provided

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT
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