Apprentice Support Worker x 2

  • Salary: Apprentice Grade (£4.20 per hour)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Apprentice - Temporary (31/01/2019)
  • Hours Per Week: 30
  • Service: Care & Support
  • Closing Date: 29th November 2017
  • Date Posted: 1st November 2017
  • Reference: 700712

The Short Term Intervention Team is the council's inhouse provider service which delivers support to adults, enabling and assisting them to live in their own homes by promoting choice and independence in their daily routine. This is primarily following discharge from hospital or intermediate care settings but can also be to avoid hospital admission.

We currently have 2 Apprentice opportunities in our Short Term Intervention Team working 30 hours over 7 days between the hours of 7.00 am and 10.00 pm.

Tasks will include providing personal and practical support and working with people in order for them to achieve goals and outcomes as part of an assessed need with a view to maximise independence

We are looking for people who understand what good customer service is, can display sensitivity and tolerance, be able to listen actively and have good overall communication skills both written and verbal and be able to work collaboratively with colleagues, manages and other partners/stakeholders

We offer our apprentices: 

  • Travel Allowance
  • uniform
  • 4 weeks' paid annual leave
  • Level 2 Health and Social Care Qualification

If you feel you would like to be part of a dynamic team who take pride in the work they do, we look forward to receiving your application

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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Lisa Gregory

 0114 293 0385