Adult Care Apprenticeship

We are a small friendly care home in Harrogate supporting 4 young adults
with physical and learning disabilities within their home and in the community.
With a strong, stable and fun staff team and supportive manager, we now
have a vacancy for an Apprentice Support Worker to join our team.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting people with personal care and meals/ drinks
  • Supporting people with activities at home and in the community
  • Supporting people to look after their home/ domestic duties
  • Working as part of a team, communicating and working together
  • Completing records and working in line with United Response Policies and Procedures.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will undertake an Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • This will take an average of 18 months to complete
  • It will be totally work based and regular assessor visits will take place between the college, apprentice and employer at the workplace
  • As an apprentice, you will receive 6hrs of learning time each week, allocated to your apprenticeship to concentrate on any set development activities

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion of the Apprenticeship, you will be able to move to a Support Worker Position and there is further career progression within the organisation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Good Time keeping,, Kind, Caring, Compassionate


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to complete an enhanced DBS application.