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Support Worker Apprentice - Leading Lives (4)

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25th March 2024

Employer Description

Leading Lives provides high quality social care support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs across Suffolk and beyond in the home and in the community.

We are an employee owned, not-for-profit social enterprise. Any surplus we make is re-invested back into services for our customers or in the local community through our Community Benefit Fund.

Main description

Leading Lives provides social care support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs across Suffolk and beyond in the home and in the community. We are currently looking for a Support Worker apprentice to join and learn within our team.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Identify and assist with access to opportunities within the local community which develop independence and inclusion

• Assist with daily living tasks, including intimate personal care where required

• Support people to manage their own finances in line with policy and procedures

• Communicate effectively and sensitively with customers and their families taking into account their personal communication style

• In conjunction with senior staff, take day to day responsibility for organising and planning duties and activities

• Act as an ambassador for the organisation and a role model to colleagues

• Participate as a member of the leading lives team, supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the service

You will be supported to gain specialist work experience whilst achieving your professional qualification in Adult Care.

We will provide training in the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in your apprenticeship with Leading Lives. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Learning & Development for either Stuart Howell 07860 748870 or Micah Green 01473 406776

Entry requirements

GCSE’s Maths and English Level 4 and above required.

Skills required

Communication skills
Customer care skills
Team working

Training to be Provided

The learner will be studying the Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
Day release to West Suffolk College.
Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

Things to consider

We offer:

• Fulfilling role joining our Key Workers on the front line to deliver the best possible support for our customers

• Competitive salary

• Holiday, increasing with service and the opportunity to purchase additional holiday

• Award-winning training, including a full induction

• Flexible working hours

• We offer free parking at our hubs

Future Prospects

We have an excellent track record with our past apprentices, with apprentices successfully gaining their apprenticeship with many gaining permanent positions.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 01/07/2024


£ 9984 per year


This job is located in Bury St Edmunds,, Suffolk

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