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Welsh Government
Values in Care Bramble Cottage Cwm Yr Allt, CF82 8AW
£8.91 per hour
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


Undertake tasks in accordance the individual care plans of the residents at the home
Perform duties within a care plan in a consistent & effective manner
Encourage individual residents to take as much responsibility for their own lives as they can reasonably be expected to do
Communicate in ways which facilitate positive outcomes
Note & report any changes in the resident's condition & behaviour
Maintain the confidentiality of information regarding residents at all times in accordance with Values in Care Ltd.'s Confidentiality Policy
Assist residents in their daily activities as identified in their individual care plans & any activities deemed appropriate for their development & wellbeing
Attend all Statutory Training Requirements & Personal Development training activities
Promote a positive image of the service & to ensure that the employees conduct, inside & outside work, does not conflict with the professional expectations of Values in Care
Assist in providing a positive and fulfilling environment so that residents can strive to develop their full potential whilst accounting for their vulnerability & need for support on an individual basis
Support the residents with their daily activities as identified in their individual support plans
Support residents on holidays if & when required
Promote & maintain good public relations and a good image of matters relating to learning disabilities at all times
Ensure that residents are treated with dignity & respect

Additional information

Further Job Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all residents are encouraged & exercise their right to choose
• Ensure that the social, cultural & spiritual values of the residents are respected
• To fulfil any ‘functional roles' that have been assigned
• Ensure that all shift paperwork is completed to a satisfactory standard
• Ensure that any incidents are recorded & reported to an appropriate person
• Take instruction from the appointed ‘shift leader'
• Undertake any other reasonable instruction as requested by the senior staff
• To demonstrate a personal commitment in relation to the uptake and adherence to the information, instruction, training and supervision provided by the Company.
• So far as it is reasonably practicable, ensure the health, safety and well-being of the residents, staff team and visitors is taken care of.
• All employees have a statutory duty of care for their own personal health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions or omissions.
• Employees are required to co-operate with management to enable Values in Care to meet its own legal duties and to report any hazardous situations or defective equipment



Professional attitude


Must be literate and numerate or be willing to work with Values in Care on attaining a basic level of skills.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:

Health & Social Care Level 2

About the employer

Values in Care Bramble Cottage
Cwm Yr Allt,

CF82 8AW

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

The successful candidates will be notified of interview as appropriate.


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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