Care and Support Apprentice - Single Homeless Pathway
Isle of Wight - various locations

Job reference: SIC - 19272

Location: Isle of Wight - various locations

Closing date: 10/02/2022

Salary: £10,000 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Care & Support

Hours per week: 35

Duration: 18 months

To apply, click ‘apply now’ and complete the online application OR email your CV to CareersInCare@shgroup.org.uk, quoting the job reference number!


Are you a naturally caring person who wants to build a career that’s dedicated to helping others in need? Do you have an appetite for learning? If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

We’re looking for a Care and Support Apprentice to join our Single Homeless Pathway team! This is a full-time role working 35 hours per week (across 7 days to include evenings and weekends). The apprenticeship course will run for 18 months.

As the Care and Support Apprentice, you’ll be working alongside a skilled team of Care and Support Workers where you’ll learn all about our services which we deliver to our young residents and those with complex needs, so they can develop independent living skills, remain independent and move on to living within the wider community and prevent future homelessness. You’ll find out all about the necessary legislation, policies/procedures and Care Quality Commission regulations (CQC) that comes with this line of work.

Of course, no experience is necessary as we will provide you with thorough training throughout the entire Apprenticeship which will enable you to build on your knowledge and skills to be successful in this role. Once you’ve obtained your NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care at the end of this Apprenticeship, we’d love for you to continue working for us and take advantage of our fantastic career progression opportunities!

You’ll need to have GCSE level (or equivalent) in English and Maths (Grade 9 – 5) and be willing to attend college on a weekly basis throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.
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Our package includes:

  • Pay in line with the national apprenticeship wage, depending on your age
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee referral scheme – get rewarded for successfully referring a friend!
  • Full training provided at no additional cost
  • Enhanced DBS check, paid for by us
  • A recognised qualification in Health & Social Care with further opportunities for studies
  • Guaranteed hours and take-home monthly


In line with the latest Government guidance for people working in a social care setting and as a result of the nature of this role, candidates will be eligible for and encouraged to have a covid-19 vaccine; please contact us at recruitment@shgroup.org.uk if you have any queries in relation to this.

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Our customers come from all walks of life, and so do our colleagues. We actively encourage applications from people of any background who can bring an array of experience, skills and culture to our business, making us stronger and united. We celebrate our diversity and offer a safe environment where you can feel comfortable to truly be yourself. We’re proud to be part of various networks including BAME, The Women’s Network, PRISM – we’re also a Stonewall Diversity Champion, allowing those from within the LGBTQA+ community to feel empowered to express themselves freely without prejudice.


 

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