Apprentice Adult Care Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/06/2023 23:59
National Minimum Wage for Age
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Closing date:
25 Jun
Further Information
As part of the Council’s Annual Apprenticeship Program, we have an opportunity to start a rewarding career as an Adult Care Worker, gaining paid work experience whilst studying towards an Adult Care Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification.

As an Apprentice Adult Care Worker you will work on the frontline with adult clients supporting them with their individual care and support needs within their own homes, day care centres or residential centres. You will learn to provide personalised care and activities helping them achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives.

WORK LOCATION: This will be discussed with you during the application process. You may be offered work in one of our Day Service Centres, in a Residential setting or our Reablement Service supporting clients in their own home. Depending on the team you are placed in, you may be required to work on a Rota which will include weekends.

As this is an apprenticeship opportunity, you will be provided with all the training and support you need to be a success.
We are looking for someone with the following personal attributes, skills and behaviours:
• Communication skills – good communication is central to successful caring relationships and effective team working
• Care – is caring about individuals to make a positive difference to their lives
• Compassion – can deliver care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity and respect
• Courage – willing to do the right thing for people and speaking up if the individual they support is at risk
• Commitment – to improving the experience of people who need care and support ensuring it is person centred
Please outline in your personal statement in your online application how you meet this criteria.
If you are looking for a career where you can make a real difference to others, we welcome an application from you.

ABOUT OUR OFFER: We offer a competitive apprenticeship salary, paid time to attend training, generous annual leave, local government pension and access to a number of other benefits like discounts at high street and online retailers, and health & wellbeing support including access to mental wellbeing support and physiotherapy services.

SALARY: We pay our apprentices National Minimum Wage for Age:
• Age 23 and Over: £10.42per hour - £16,300p.a.
• Age 21 to 22: £10.18per hour - £15,924p.a.
• Age 18 to 20: £7.49per hour - £11,717p.a.
• Under 18: £5.28per hour - £8,259p.a.

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Susan Dixon our Integrated Interim Care Team Lead by email: susan.dixon@stockton.gov.uk or call 01642 528292

TO APPLY: Please click on the “APPLY NOW” button on the right-hand side of the North East Jobs page to complete your application. You will need to create an account with North East Jobs if you do not already have one.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’. All communication will also appear in the ‘My Messages’ section of your North East Jobs account.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.