Apprentice - Health and Social Care Customer Only
Apprentice Health and Social Care Level 2 ( Open to Customers only)
Fixed Term for 15 months (with progression opportunities available for successful candidates)
Salary £4.35 to £8.21 per hour, depending on age (this is reflective of NMW)
Shaping our future with brilliant apprentices like you! That's when it hits home.
Are you a customer, client or ex-client of Home Group living in North Tyneside.......? If so, then this is for you!
We're looking for new apprentices to come and join our North Tyneside based teams. We have services near North Shields and Whitley Bay and are flexible about which service you want to be based in!
"Working at Home Group enables me to do what I love, receive a wage and develop my skills" and "I would happily tell anyone thinking of becoming an apprentice that it provides a worthwhile qualification and experience that could lead to a very good career".
Our awesome apprenticeship
Our award winning apprenticeship programme has been designed to get our customers on the career ladder! (How awesome is that!) Don't be put off by the word apprentice as you can be any age to apply.
So what's so great about this apprenticeship? Well, your wage will be higher than the national apprenticeship minimum wage, so start planning what to spend that extra cash on! You'll be employed for a 15 month period to get stacks of experience and launch or change your career!
You'll receive leads of support and gain an industry leading qualification which we will give you time to study towards. Many of our apprentices secure permanent roles with us and in an organisation this size, who knows where you might end up!
About the team
You'll be working alongside our fabulous team who are super passionate about supporting customers to reach their goals and celebrating their achievements. To us we're not just a team we're a 'work family'.
Overseeing our services is Kelly, our experienced and knowledgeable Senior Client Service Manager. Kelly has a huge amount of energy and will make sure you have all the support and guidance from the rest of the team to settle into your apprenticeship and learn the ropes.
North Tyneside Learning Disability Service is made up of three services; Stephenson Street and Beacon Street are near North Shields town centre and Cedar Tree Court is in Whitley Bay. You can choose which service you are based in.
The customers we support have a learning disability so you will have the opportunity learn about emotional support, practical support and appropriate advice. Most important is our person centred approach.
In this role you'll be working full time, that's 37.5, Monday to Friday, usually between the hours of 9-5.
Please note any offer of employment is subject to a basic Disclosure check through the DBS the costs of which are met by Home Group.
Who we're looking for
You can apply for this apprenticeship if you are a current or former Home Group customer or client. It would be great if you havegood written and verbal communication skills, as well as having good people skills and basic computer package knowhow. Don't worry if you don't, we'll soon help you become a real whizz!You're a natural working with people and as part of a team, but the real essential, is that you have an eye for detail, can work independently and use your own initiative!You love learning from others and will develop skills in prioritising and managing your work load!
What's on offer?
Our apprenticeship programme, which is a combination of a nationally accredited professional qualification, a competitive salary as well as a fantastic range of benefits, will make a real difference to your life inside and outside of work.
Why not have a look at our really helpful pack that has lots of useful information?
Our apprentices say 'So pleased I will be getting an NUS (student discount) card from my employer - another reason to say that Home Group is a great place to work.' To top this off, we also have a full recognition scheme including an annual Apprentice Award Ceremony - will you be our next future Star?
Want to know more?
If you're not reading this advert on our careers pages, press theAPPLY NOWbutton to access lots of useful stuff! You'll be able to download the Health and Social Care Apprentice Level 2 (Customer only) Job Description and find out more about Home Group . We've also got this brilliant Apprentice video which shows you what it's like to work here, and we know you'll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package !
Don't delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and your covering letter (don't forget to attach this, as we really want to know more about you!). If you need them, we've also got some great templates to help you.
Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!
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