Luton Borough Council

Care Assistant Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Luton Borough Council (Employer)

Luton Borough Council (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,254.44
37.0 hours per week Normally Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. However you must be willing to work flexibility and able to work office hours as well as occasional weekends and some Bank Holidays.
18 months (duration)
14 November 2022(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A chance for two enthusiastic and highly motivated Apprentice Care Assistant to join our team in Provider Services. We support adults with varied needs including Dementia, Autism Physical Disabilities and Learning Disabilities. You will work in shared accommodation, people’s own homes, community centres, respite unit and sheltered accommodation.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will undertake complete personal care, (physical, social and emotional).
  • You will support people to regain and develop their independent living skills.
  • You will enable people to engage with activities and promote choice.
  • You will focus on improving outcomes which enhances and improves lives.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard Level 2
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Care Certificate

Training will be delivered at your place of work, in other council premises or online as necessary, normally on one day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Support Worker - Supported Living
  • Home Care Support Worker
  • Learning Disability Support Worker
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Re-enablement Worker

Reality Check

Applicants aged under 18 must have completed, or be in the process of completing the Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care before the start date. You will travel within Luton and be supporting people with a range of needs some of which are profound and complex. You will work within a multicultural environment with both males and females.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Caring

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Essential
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