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Location: Accrington, BB5 5PN

To apply, click here: Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship (Level 2 Intermediate) (blackburn.ac.uk)

Job Description

Brief Overview 

The apprentice will support adults with learning disabilities within a day care centre. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

Job Role

Park View Resource Centre is an organisation providing support to individuals with a wide range of care needs. 

We seek a flexible, warm, professional individual to work within our personalised service. Successful candidates will provide flexible support to adults with support needs (mental health/learning disability/physical health needs).

The individualised support will enable service users to develop the skills, to lead independent lives, promote their quality of life and personal development. 

Support Worker duties: 

  • Engage with individuals and build trusting therapeutic relationships, working to encourage a positive life outlook and coping skills
  • Support individuals in other settings as part of a structured approach, whilst working closely with other professionals and agencies to provide a co-ordinated service which meets the identified needs of each individual
  • To support individuals in maintaining the safety, security, cleanliness, and comfort of living a fulfilled life
  • To provide respectful personal care in accordance with the needs, wishes and preferred routines outlined in the individual's personal support plans 
  • To enable individuals to become as independent as possible and to grow in confidence, competence, and personal effectiveness in areas such as: time management, personal care and hygiene, social skills/relationships, managing money, literacy and numeracy, ICT, home management skills all supported with written education

Interested applicants must be prepared to deliver educational activities, undertake group discussions, plan, prepare and present collaborative learning/training. MUST also have a high level of ability to deliver sessions. 

Person Specification

Desired Skills

  • Good communications skills
  • A willingness to learn and develop

Personal Qualities

  • Patience
  • Happy disposition
  • Friendly
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Committed

Things to Consider

Please note the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers' discretion and is subject to change.

Desired Qualifications

Must pass an initial assessment at Blackburn College

Other Information 

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Intermediate Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

Level 2 – 18 months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Adult Care Worker

Functional Skills maths and English (if required)

Future Prospects

Progression throughout the business

Contact

Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500

Apprenticeships@blackburn.ac.uk

 

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