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)
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 CheckDue 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 RequiredCommunication 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 RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential