Support Worker Apprentice - Bristol

Support Worker Apprentice - Bristol

Lifetime Training | Bristol, ENG, BS16 6HN, GB

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As a Support Worker Apprentice at Milestones Trust you will be working towards a Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 alongside your daily roles and responsibilities.
Your daily roles will include;
- You will build strong professional relationships with the people you support. This will be
achieved by treating them with the dignity and respect alongside the appropriate
communication will assist service users in making informed decisions.
- You will take opportunities to develop positive and professional working relationships with
those you meet during your work, whilst attending and contributing positively and
at team meetings.
- You will take an active role in ensuring the delivery of an excellent service, by work being
undertaking willingly, with a readiness to go the extra mile.
- You will take responsibility for planning and organising your work, ensuring you are
punctual and use your own initiative.
- You will carry out a variety of administrative tasks relating to your role competently ad
The above roles will be supported by the following responsibilities;
- Undertake work experience, study, training and development focussed on becoming a
competent and effective Unsupervised Support Worker, able to deliver the Trust’s standard
of support.
- Work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in the support and encouragement of
service users to define and develop their chosen lifestyle and ensure they take an active
part in
the planning of the service they want.
- Carry out activities in a safe way, always ensuring compliance with the Trust’s policies and
- To attend and actively participate in regular reviews with your line manager, mentor and
Lifetime Training.
- You will always follow the principles of Safeguarding Adults.
Cleeve Hill is a small home in the heart of Downend, it is home to 5 individuals who each lead very different lives. The people we support at Cleeve Hill have a dual diagnosis of learning disabilities and mental health support needs and we use person-centred principles to offer support in a way that works for each individual.
An Apprentice Support Worker at Cleeve Hill will be required to support individuals engage with various aspects of their lives, making every day different. Activities and duties will include; being out and about within the community; engaging in recreational activities within the home; aiding with life skills or keeping the house safe by upholding policies.
Why become an Apprentice Support Worker with Milestones Trust?
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Salary of £18,525 per annum plus £500 Welcome Bonus
Some of our best success stories come from people who started with us as an Apprentice, so what better way to gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning as you learn.
Becoming an Apprentice Support Worker is a great option for people who are new to the social care sector and are looking to develop your skills and knowledge to become a skilled and confident care worker. Previous apprentices have all taken on permanent roles with the Trust following the completion of their apprenticeship, some of which progressed on to other leadership and management roles within the Trust.
We recognise that without the hard work, commitment and passion given by our staff, we wouldn’t be the charity that we are today. In return we offer excellent, high quality learning opportunities and are committed to rewarding you with a competitive pay and benefits package including:
30 days Annual Leave Entitlement
£500 Welcome Bonus
Access to an Employee Discount Platform from Day 1, with discounts and cash back for hundreds of retailers.
Refer a Friend Scheme earning you up to £750
Company Pension
Job Satisfaction
Generous Occupational Maternity/Paternity pay
Learning and development opportunities for you to build your career
Health Cash Plan on completion of probation giving you access to a minimum of £695 cash back for health treatments e.g. Dental, Therapies, Optical, Maternity/Paternity, NHS Prescriptions etc.
Requirements and Prospectus
Desired Skills
- Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. - Be self-motivated and committed to supporting the aims of the Trust. - Ability to communicate effectively with staff, service users and a range of stakeholders and build productive working relationships. - Effective time management and work prioritisation, with a commitment to work well under pressure.
Personal qualities
You will have an understanding of and commitment to confidentiality, following a positive approach to the values and ethos’ of Milestones Trust. A willingness to be flexible, adaptable and responsive to change will be essential as no two days will be the same! A strong work ethic with the ability to adapt to new working ways will be highly beneficial.
Qualifications required
It is desired that you are educated to a GCSE Level A-F/9-1 or equivalent in Maths and English and at least 3 other academic subjects.
Future prospects
Ongoing training and development.
Training to be delivered
Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3
Upskilling sessions in Maths and English throughout the apprenticeship.
About the Employer
Where others see obstacles, Milestones Trust see opportunities. More than ever, people in our society need what we have to offer: the expertise, experience, and empathy to bring about real, lasting, positive change.
It can be the smallest of steps or the greatest of strides. Always, it’s about moving forward, achieving one milestone after another, building momentum.
Milestones Trust - 16 Cleeve Hill
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16 Cleeve Hill
BS16 6HN
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