Apprenticeship of the Month: Apprentice Healthcare Support Worker, Northampton
January 08, 2020
Apprentice Healthcare Support Worker, Northampton
This post offers a truly exciting opportunity to gain qualifications while working to develop your future career.
From £16,980 plus enhancements, Career level A
The position of Apprentice Healthcare Support Worker is for those wanting to build a long-term, progressive career within Mental Health. This post is an introductory role and providing you show the talent and desire to progress, St Andrews Healthcare will support your career development for the longer-term.
Starting with this Level 2 qualification in the form of Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship (including English and Maths GCSE equivalent qualifications if required), you will be able to progress onto the Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker or suitable Level 3 Apprenticeship.
The Level 3 Apprenticeship will then provide you with the basic qualifications required to follow a careers ladder into degree level roles such as nursing, physiotherapy, social care worker, and dietitian as well as many other professional healthcare job roles available at St Andrews Healthcare should you wish.
No prior qualifications are required and if you are spotted as highly talented, your career journey will be fully supported.
Please note though, to develop your career from level 2 to degree level via Apprenticeship programmes will require a timeline of approximately 7 years.
Conditions for Application
As a HealthCare Support Worker, you will provide support that positively impacts the health and wellbeing of service users. You will be a highly visible and important front line member of staff within an established team of professionals including: Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Responsible Clinician and Social Workers.
Throughout the service user’s journey, you will provide a high standard of care, working in line with the individuals treatment programme. Your role will include supporting service users in a number of ways, this may include:
attending team meetings within the ward to enhance positive practice, contribute to discussions involving patient care and be informed of updates applicable to your role
We are looking to recruit Healthcare Support Workers who are:
Able to work in a team but use your own initiative
You’ll also need:
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
Closing date: Sunday 12th January 2020