Adult Care Worker Apprentice - Talent Pool

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Become an Adult Care Worker Apprentice with Options Autism and start working towards yours.

Role: Adult Care Worker Apprentice

Salary: £22,620.00 (£10 per hour) plus £52.50 per sleep in, increasing to £24,203.40 per annum (£10.70 per hour) once apprenticeship complete.

Hours: 43.5 hours per week

Contract: Full Time; Permanent

Options Autism are a values-driven organisation that strives to put both our employees and residents first. We provide continuous professional development to take your career further, alongside fully accredited courses to support your development.

Options Autism have teamed up with Busy Bees Education and Training to provide you with experienced, certified training professionals that will you support you with every step of your apprenticeship journey

Your wellbeing matters to us, and therefore we offer discounted gym memberships, Our Employees Reward Hub that offers great rewards such as discount vouchers, we offer Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per annum, plus our “Moment in Time” that allows additional days leave for a special day in your life, whether this be an anniversary, Birthday, Child’s first day at school or simply just a day to relax!

Benefits: we want our residents to have the best care possible, and therefore strive to look after our employees to make this possible. You’ll get an exceptional reward package that includes:

· Funded qualifications: starting with working towards a funded Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship*

· £22,620.00 (£10 per hour) plus £52.50 per sleep in, increasing to £24,203.40 per annum (£10.70 per hour) once apprenticeship complete

· Annual Leave Entitlement equivalent to 5.6 weeks per year (with options to purchase more)

· Life Assurance

· Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions

· “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And market leading benefits offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

Plus, outstanding development and support starting with our award-winning induction programme, to supporting you with specialist qualifications and best in class management development and hi potential programmes, so you can flourish and develop your full potential.

About the Home:

We have three Adult residential homes based in the Cumbria region, all within a close distance of each other. These sites vary from Middleton Fells - a brand-new site supporting adults aged 18 to 64 with Autism Spectrum conditions and Learning Disabilities. Greenacres – a site that houses young adults with complex needs, and require close supervision, however, enjoy accessing the local community to take part in a range of activities, and Grange View – a more independent home, with residents that access the local community to access vocational education, paid employment, or volunteering. Grange View residents benefit more from opportunities that allow then to increase the independence and basic life skills.

The homes are based in Kirkby Lonsdale and Grange-Over-Sands and are within commuting distance from Lancaster, Morecambe, Kendal, Carnforth and surrounds.

Who are we are looking for?

The best news is you don’t need any prior experience to join our family, just a big heart, and a passion to make a difference. You’ll understand that our Young Adults can be challenging but will be relish that challenge and will approach it with patience, resilience, calmness, becoming their reliable go to person that helps them with their everyday needs.

If this sounds like you, please apply below or give us a call on 01204 558 055.

Being exceptional is just a call away.

What we need from you:

· Full and valid UK Driving Licence

· Access to a car

· Right to Work in the UK

· Willing to work towards a funded Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship

· Passionate about caring for young adults, and to support them to reach their full potential

*Apprenticeship only offered when eligibility criteria are met

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.


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