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Apprentice Residential Support Worker

Advance Social Care Ltd
8, Lomeshaye Road, Nelson, BB9 7AR
£187.59 per week
Closing date
19 Aug 2022

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Health & Social Care
Public Sector / Government
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
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  • Demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and initiative to inspire. Motivate and guide young people on their pathway to independence and adulthood e.g. provide advice, guidance and demonstration round budgeting, cooking, cleaning, washing, CV, interview skills, personal safety, managing accommodation
  • Promote the rights and interests of all young people whilst ensuring they are safe and protected from harm. Ensuring the highest level of safeguarding whilst promoting independence and life skills
  • To creatively identify and support young people with activities and/or voluntary options that may be beneficial and stimulating to their development and future
  • Help them fill in forms e.g. benefit forms, college and employment applications
  • Provide emotional support to young people as and when required
  • Manage presenting conflict and challenge from young people with positive outcomes
  • Effectively run the daily duties and tasks within the semi supported / group living home setting e.g. daily logs, chronology's, case files, updating support plans, risk assessments, cleaning and maintenance
  • Attend the LAC reviews, pathway reviews, appointments and any other meetings with your young people if required. This could require transporting young people to these meetings
  • Undertake accurate case recordings
  • Any other roles associated with the daily running of the organisation, its policies and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Responsible
  • Safeguarding awareness and prevent
  • Understanding
  • Caring
  • Supportive
  • Happy
  • Flexible
  • Adaptable
  • Kind

Personal qualities

  • Willing to have a DBS check
  • Helpful and supportive
  • Engaging
  • Positive
  • Adaptable and engaging
  • Aware of safeguarding of vulnerable adults
  • Respectful
  • Diplomatic

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs or equivalent, however not essential.

Future prospects

Full time job role withing residential care.

Things to consider

Working over the Christmas period.
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