Cephas Care Ltd

Support Worker Apprenticeship - Ipswich - Intermediate (Level 2)

Cephas Care Ltd (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £192.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Sunday with two days off per week (flexibility) - Hours between - 7am -10pm (the shifts vary between these times)
15 months (duration)
21 December 2021(start date)
Adult care worker (apprenticeship standard)
13 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Cephas Care aims to support people, promoting their wellbeing and independence whilst also preventing or reducing their need for reliance on others. They support people with any needs; frail people, adults, children and young adults to learn life skills and grow in independence. There is an opportunity for an apprentice to join the team.

Responsibilities

  • To follow the principles of positive behavioural support work at all times. 
  • To actively encourage customer/s to work towards their goals, which will include acting as a key worker, developing person centred support plans with customer/s and identifying appropriate and meaningful activities both in the local and wider community and at the service for the customer/s to participate in. 
  • To monitor progress against support plans in conjunction with the customer/s, other team members and related professionals. 
  • To support customer/s to develop life skills including cooking, creative skills, art and music, budgeting, relaxation and sensory activities. 
  • To actively encourage and support customer/s to participate in planning and development of support provision. 
  • To encourage, assist or undertake where necessary, domestic duties and personal care with customers. 
  • To encourage and support visits from family members. 
  • To support customer/s to maintain links with their families and other social contacts. 
  • To accompany customer/s in the community on shopping and leisure activities etc. 
  • To encourage and assist customer/s to access educational, leisure, voluntary and employment opportunities and to develop their own support networks. 
  • To work with staff from other organisations or agencies to provide a consistent service to customer/s, this will include attending and contributing to meetings and reviews, liaising with multi-disciplinary teams and making sure that agreed plans and ways of working are implemented within the service. 

Future Prospects

We can offer further training within Health and Social Care, and progression to Deputy Team Leader, Team Leader and upwards.

Reality Check

The customers who live within this setting can present challenging behaviour, but you will receive full training and be supported within a team.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

Qualities Required

  • Reliable
  • Committed

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE, or equivalents, English & Maths at 4/C

Training Provided

  • Adult Care Worker Level 2
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Functional skills if needed
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