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Support Worker Apprentice

Lifetime Training
£18,525 per year
Closing date
5 Oct 2022

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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.


Flaxpits House is a residential home for younger adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs. We support 10 individuals to live independent and fulfilling lives. Where appropriate, we also support people to move on to supported living and independent living services.

People we support are encouraged to develop new skills and to be as independent as possible. As an Apprentice Support Worker, you will assist with personal care and support those with mobility issues, using safe and approved moving and handling techniques. Full training will be provided in order to ensure the comfort of those we support and the confidence of our staff.

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.


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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