St Martins Housing Trust

Support Worker Apprentice - Homeless Services - Intermediate (Level 2)

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)
Adult care 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 Adult Care Worker Level 2 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, you can expect to work with and for homeless people in line with St Martins’ mission and in the most acceptable, professional way and ensuring good practice. To provide support to vulnerable single individuals with a variety of support needs, such as mental health, substance misuse, offending behaviour, physical health issues and learning disabilities.

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

The course St Martins is offering is Adult Care Worker Level 2.

Placements will be split between the following services:

Bishopbridge House -  30 bed emergency accommodation
Dibden Road – 17 bed Hostel & 5 move on flats
Somewhere Safe to Stay Hub – 16 bed, 72 hour accommodation
Resettlement Services -  Pathways (Outreach Service)
Community Houses

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, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Personal Integrity, To work calmly under pressure, To treat people with dignity, Decision making, Confidence & adaptability, Conscientiousness & empathy, Determination, Outgoing personality

Qualifications Required

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