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Job Title Health & Social Care Apprentice
Job reference S1070A
Department Integrated Health & Social Care Services Directorate
Grade National Apprenticeship Wage
Pay From: £177.97 per week for 12 months To: relevant age-related wage in accordance with the National Minimum Wage for the remaining 6 months.
Hours 37 Hours per week
Closing date 25 August 2022
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Job Description
Whether you are just starting out in your career, planning your return to the workplace or thinking of changing profession, apprenticeships are open to all age groups, offering a great opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge, capabilities and work experience whilst working towards a recognised qualification. 

The Health & Social Care Level 2 apprenticeship will help you to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to progress within a modern and busy care environment.  

You will assist the Care & Support Team to provide a professional service, including: -
Working with service users at Stephensons Resource Centre
Supporting service users within a variety of activities (including music, sensory, art, walking, outdoor activities)
Understand confidentiality procedures
Understand security procedures
Maintain effective communication with your colleagues regarding service users
Helping service users at lunch time – eating / drinking

You will :-
have confident communication skills,
be able to work as part of a team
be able to demonstrate good organisation skills
appreciate and be able to maintain confidentiality
have an understanding of the care industry

In return you will:-
Earn while you learn on the 18 month programme
Gain real life work experience
Gain a Health & Social Care Level 2 qualification 
Be paid the apprenticeship wage first 12 months and age related wage, in accordance with the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates for the remaining 6 months
Get 24 days annual leave per annum
Get access to our employee benefits scheme
Be entered into our generous pension scheme

Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
Applicants from all races and ages, with any religion or belief, sexual orientation or gender identity are welcome.

For further information regarding the apprenticeship programme, please contact Julie O’Neill (julieo’neill@sthelens.gov.uk or 01744 676947).
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Applicant Letter.pdf
Person Specification Health & Social Care Apprentice.pdf
Job Description Health & Social Care Apprentice.pdf
Disclosure Application Form .pdf
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