St Martins Housing Trust

Support Worker Apprentice - Care Services - Advanced (Level 3)

St Martins Housing Trust (Employer)

City College Norwich (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,772.00
38.0 hours per week • Part of the placement will be on a rota basis, covering the hours of 7:30am till 3:30pm or 2:30pm till 10pm. Monday to Sunday, bank holidays excluded. • Other placements working 7.6 hours a day Monday to Sunday between the hours of 7am and 6pm
18 months (duration)
2 August 2021(start date)
Senior healthcare support worker (apprenticeship standard)
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for someone to join us now and you will start your Senior Healthcare Support Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship in September at Norwich City College. This is an exciting new opportunity for anyone who is passionate about starting a career in helping support vulnerable people.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Working across multiple services, within the role you can expect to be responsible for the care, support and rehabilitation of adults with a dual diagnosis and a history of trauma. To work with the behavioural and emotional issues relating to trauma within a safe empowering psychologically informed environment to give people as sense of belonging.

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

The course St Martins is offering is Senior Healthcare Support Worker Level 3.

Placements will be split between the follwoing services:

Webster Court – 33 apartment Care Home
Highwater House – 22 bed dual diagnosis registered care home
Community Services: Under1Roof, Magdalene Road and Reablement

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position may be available for the right candidate following successful completion of the Apprenticeship. The business is looking for somebody who wants to develop and gain a full-time position following their Apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Due to the client group, applicants needs to be aged 18 or over - The post holder will be required to undergo a standard Criminal Records Bureau check -Covid vaccine and regular testing is a requirement

Skills Required

Communication skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Adaptability, Time Keeping, Reliability, Consistency, To show resilience & awareness, Discretion, To be caring & compassionate, To treat people with dignity, To challenge areas of concern, To show supervisory leadership, To work to best practice, Able to follow Care plans

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
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