Apprenticeship- Care and Support- Recruitment Day!

London, England
£5.00 - £6.00 per hour
02 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Apprenticeship- Care and Support- Recruitment Day!
Job Tile: Apprenticeship Programme- Care & Support.
Date: Monday, 12th March 2018
Time: 10am- 4pm(arrive 15mins before start time)
Possible start date: 1st April 2018
Location: The Engine Room, Unit A, Eagle Heights, Hale Village, Tottenham Hale, London, N17 9FU
Salary: £5 - £6per hour
Length of the programme: 12 -15 months Depending on initial assessment of English and Maths, with Flexible start dates.

Outward's Apprenticeship Programme gives people the opportunity to gain work experience in the social care sector whilst receiving an income.

The Apprenticeship Programme is a combination of paid work experience (38 hours per week) and a vocational qualification Diploma in Health and social Care, Care Certificate, Level 1 Functional Skills qualification in Maths and English and also an Apprenticeship Certificate).

You will be able to gain experience across a range of client groups, including learning disabilities, older people, mental health and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), to give you the right experience and skills for a career in social care

About Us

Everything we do at Outward is about promoting the choice and independence of vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals. We provide innovative and responsive housing, care and support services that promote choice and independence for people with a variety of needs including people with learning disabilities, autism, older people, young people and people with mental health support needs across North, East and South London.

About the Program

The first 3 months of your work you will be shadowing an experience colleague and all through your apprenticeship work experience you will be required to work alongside a buddy full-time, you will not be allocated clients until after this 3 months period has been completed successfully. Upon completion of your apprenticeship work experience, you will have the opportunity to make a career in the Health Sector and become an adult care worker with a company employing over 500 people across North and East London. On successful completion of the 1 year apprenticeship, you will also be eligible for a £250 voucher award, paid by Outward.

Full support and formal training will be provided by experienced members of staff to foster your skills and interest in delivering quality person centred care and support in line with Outward's policies and procedures. You will get a chance to work within a team to support our Service Users in all aspect of their everyday lives, providing practical, physical and emotional support to them. Such as supporting them to take up hobbies, get involved in the community, find a job or start an educational course. You could also support Service Users to maintain their tenancies ensuring that their living environment is well maintained. You may not have any experience; however, if you are interested in gaining experience in working with vulnerable adults then we want to hear from you!

Some of the benefits of working for us as an apprentice include:

* Induction training
* A rolling programme of skills development and legally-compliant training
* 25 days holiday plus Bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time contracts)
* An occupational sick-pay scheme
* A scheme that enables you to purchase additional annual leave
* A scheme that entitles you to tax breaks on childcare costs
* Paid maternity/paternity and compassionate leave
* An employee assistance programme that provides professional advice and support
* Long Service Awards
* Death in Service Benefit.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

*Group Task: This is to see how well you can work with others in a group. How positive, and confident you can be, how good are your listening skills and how well you can process instructions. On the assessment day you may be instructed to perform exercises/tasks in a group.

Outward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidatess. This will be fully subsidised by Outward.

For further enquiries call 02087099138