Apprentice Residential Support Worker for Children and Young People

Recruiter
ASPIRE CARE AND EDUCATION SERVICES LTD
Location
Herne Bay/Folkestone, CT6 6JZ
Salary
£9,464.00 - £18,137.60 annually
Posted
12 Feb 2021
Closes
01 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC1000010166
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?

As part of a dynamic team you will support the bespoke care package delivered to the children and young people accommodated in the residential home. Supporting children and young people in the daily lives with independence tasks, transport, personal care, domestic duties, and activities. You will need to be both resilient, creative and adaptable.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be supported to gain a Level 4 Children, Young People and Family's Practitioner for residential childcare qualification.
As part of your working rota, training will be provided with time allocated to complete assignments on site. Hernebay/Folkestone

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression within this setting can be very diverse with students successfully continuing into senior, management and other specialist roles within the care sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Physical fitness, Knowledge of LD and/or ASD

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 1-9) Desired

Things to consider

This is a residential position and therefore you will be required to perform sleep in duties, work some weekends, evenings, early mornings and bank holidays. This position involves supporting children and young people who may exhibit behaviours that challenge.