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Support Worker (Apprenticeship)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
27/07/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/08/2018 23:59
Salary:
£4.20 - £7.83 per hour
Hours per week:
30 hours per week
Job Category:
Apprenticeships
Vacancy ID:
178285
Employment Location:
Stockton-On-Tees
Post Number:
009177

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Aug


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council have an exciting new opportunity within the Adult Social Care service for a Support Worker Apprenticeship within our Reablement Team. You will gain valuable work experience assisting with the provision of personal care and low level therapy support, to people within the borough of Stockton on Tees, enabling them to regain and maximise their independence.

This apprenticeship is open to anyone over the age of 16 and it is a great opportunity to improve your skills and knowledge and gain a qualification through ‘on the job’ training. You will undertake an Adult Social Care level 2 or 3 apprenticeship qualification (dependent upon previous qualifications and experience). You will be provided with a mentor in work 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 be required to work in any area of the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, therefore a full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is essential (car mileage payable).

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).

As the job involves working directly with adults, delivering personal care, it is therefore 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 / 3 Adult Social Care 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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