Posted 88 days ago
Support Worker Apprentice
Build great relationships with the people we support and the people important in their lives (families, other colleagues, and external professionals). Know their skills, interests, qualities, strengths, ways of communicating and aspirations and ensure the individualised service they receive plays to their strengths; helps them overcome barriers and achieve their goals.
We want everyone in Certitude to feel valued and able to achieve and contribute to their full potential.
We want equality, diversity and inclusion to be central to our culture and practice.
We want people we support and their families to work with us at every level of Certitude to coproduce how we govern, lead, manage, learn, appoint, quality assure, and design and deliver support.
Balance creating opportunities for people to try new things and make choices for themselves with the need to ensure people are safe and risks are well managed.
Ensure all the plans and records relating to people are accurate and up to date using respectful language which allows people to see what progress is being made against goals; track areas of concern (e.g. health) and take action as agreed.
Support people to have their own voice heard wherever possible and where needed speak up for them and their interests e.g., when out and about, with other professionals, within the team. Consistently look to find ways to ensure people have as much power and control over their lives as possible.
Compassion and empathy: Carers should have a genuine desire to help and support others. They should be able to understand and empathize with the needs of the people they care for, even when those needs are complex or challenging.
Patience and resilience: Carers often work in demanding environments and may face challenging situations. They need to be able to remain calm and patient, even when the people they care for are upset or frustrated.
Communication skills: Carers need to be able to communicate effectively with both the people they care for and their colleagues. They should be able to listen attentively, explain things clearly, and resolve conflicts calmly.
We offer competitive rates of pay which are reviewed annually.
Our other financial rewards include:
Perkbox: Get thousands of deals and discounts, from money off your next mobile phone to discounts on your supermarket shop. Perkbox also offers wellbeing content covering a range of topics.
Travel to work loan scheme: We will lend you a maximum of £4,000 for your annual season ticket or a maximum of £2,000 to meet other travel cost to travel to work. You repay the loan by deductions from your monthly pay over 11 months.
Cycle to work: This scheme allows you to purchase a bike and accessories to commute to work, allowing you to save the tax and NI cost as well as spread the cost of
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