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Residential Support Worker Apprenticeship

£16,380.00 annually
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Health & Social Care
Public Sector / Government
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What you will do in your working day
  • To understand and deliver the young person's Care Plan every day
  • To meet all the basic physical needs of the young person every day
  • To keep up to date accurate records for the young people in line with systems of the home
  • To carry out checks and maintain all relevant records relating to Health and Safety as directed by the line manager
  • To contribute, update and read monthly all relevant plans (risk assessment, behaviour plan and placement plan) to ensure that significant behaviours are noted and recorded
  • To develop skills, knowledge and experience agreed with line manager to develop working practice and set professional goals
  • To contribute to the positive culture of the home demonstrating our core values
  • To use initiative to ensure that all working hours are used effectively
  • To champion equality, diversity, and inclusion
  • To work with internal and external services and professionals to ensure the continuity of care for young people
  • To ensure all domestic duties in the home are carried out daily and signed off to standard
  • To care for the fabric, equipment, and grounds of the home and to provide a homely environment
  • To actively contribute to a therapeutic homely environment, considering the young person's wishes and preferences
  • To be accountable for the homes petty cash and ensure financial systems and processes are followed correctly
  • To be accountable for all records, systems and operating procedures of the home as set by the line manager
  • Ensure all regulatory standards are followed and records stored centrally
  • To attend internal and external professionals' meetings as required
  • To adhere to the whistle blowing policy to ensure that poor practice, negligence, and dishonesty is raised appropriately
  • To ensure own and others understanding and compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Equality and Diversity Act
  • To be accountable for the homes petty cash and ensure financial systems and processes are followed correctly
  • Ensure regulatory training is completed and refreshed
  • To work as directed to support another home if required which may be other than your rota shift
  • Any other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time by line management

The training you will be getting

You will be completing your Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Level 4 Apprenticeship, whilst working within this role.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Supervisor management oppurtunities following completion of the aprrenticeship (Level 5 qualification).

Children's, young people and families manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Children's, young people and families practitioner (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Can you reliably travel to the setting.

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