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Apprentice Support Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
06/07/2018
Advert End Date:
22/07/2018 23:59
Salary:
£4.20 - £7.83 per hour
Hours per week:
30 hours per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
177683
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
009130

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Jul


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Further information

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain an Adult Care Worker - Level 2 apprenticeship qualification whilst gaining valuable work experience? Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council have an exciting new opportunity within the Adult Social Care service. We are an organisation where we all make a positive contribution to work for the whole council, where we never lose sight of the fact we are here to serve the people of the borough.

You will be given the opportunity to gain valuable work experience with a variety of people including members of the public and partnership organisations such as community health services. As an SBC employee you will be provided with a mentor who will support you in developing your career and who will encourage you to try new things.

The Reablement Service is based at Tithebarn House, Hardwick but you will work in any area of the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and your duties will include supporting any person requiring Reablement services, including providing personal care and support within a person’s home.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, positive individual who is self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative as well as being a team player. You will be committed to providing excellent service, have a caring nature and be willing to learn and develop. You will also be required to work any day of the week between 7am – 10pm (based on rota).

Due to the role requiring travel between venues around the borough a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is essential (car mileage payable). The job also involves working directly with adults, delivering personal care and therefore is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Susan Dixon, Reablement Services Manager, on 01642 528292.

Apprenticeship opportunities are open to anyone over the age of 16 years with no upper age limit. Please note however, that will be required to meet the entry requirements for the Level 2 Adult Care Worker course which will be delivered by Learning & Skills.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

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