Press Enter


    Press Enter


    Support Worker Apprentice in Mental Health

    Project description:

    Apprenticeship summary

    Weekly wage

    £147.00 – £274.05


    Working week

    35 hours per week. 9:00 – 5:00 Monday – Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00


    Apprenticeship duration

    12 months


    Possible start date

    07 Apr 2018


    Date posted

    12 Feb 2018


    Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


    Reference number




    1 available


    To act as a named worker to allocated residents and work with them to facilitate and monitor a personal development plan, by creating and maintaining regular reviews of individual support plans.

    To promote the values and principles of Curado and fully implement its policies, procedures and systems.

    Create and promote an ordinary living environment for service users, enabling them to develop the skills required for an ordinary life.

    Play a key role in a team that encourages the service users to express their wishes and needs and make informed choices.

    Facilitate client participation in the care process.

    Work closely with staff and be involved in planning, implementing & evaluating individual support plans with them.

    Liaise closely with partner agencies/professionals involved in the service user’s care to ensure objectives of individual support plans are pursued.

    Facilitate both on and off site social networks, as well as recreational activities.

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills

    Able to work with service users with challenging behaviour.

    Understand the significance of inclusiveness.

    Strong interpersonal skills and able to work and communicate as a team.

    Value difference in terms of race, culture, ability, sexual orientation and not discriminate.

    Personal qualities

    Professional, respectful and proactive attitude.

    Motivated, adaptable, committed and accurate.

    Takes responsibility for organising own work effectively and for delivering results.

    Can work well with others.

    Written and verbal communication is concise and accurate.

    Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

    Committed and reliable member of team.

    Focused on views and needs of service users.

    Desired qualifications

    None required.

    Future prospects

    After the successfully completion of this Apprenticeship you could progress to the next level apprenticeship.

    Or you may take your new skills, experience and qualification to secure a permanent position within mental health or adult health & social care.

    Things to consider

    This apprenticeship is working with vulnerable adults. The successful apprentices will have to complete a full DBS check. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

    About the employer

    Curado manages residential care services for adults in the community with mental health needs Including Lona Lodge which houses adults aged 18-65, and provides them with opportunities to maximise their potential and become more independent. At Curado we recognise the importance of personal development. Consequently we have assisted numerous employees through different learning programmes and apprenticeships.


    Curado Ltd


    1 Cranleigh Gardens


    SM1 3EJ

    Training provider

    During this apprenticeship training will take place at Lifecare in Stratford on alternate Thursdays

    • Level 2/3 Diploma in Health & Social Care.
    • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English.
    • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in Maths.

    Applicants who have previously achieved equivalent qualifications may be exempt from completing some/all of the functional skills. GCSEs A-C are exemptions for Functional Skills. Applicants who have previously obtained GCSEs D-G will be offered progression to Level 2 Functional Skills.

    Apprenticeship standard

    Adult care > Adult care worker

    Training provider


    Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifecare Qualifications Limited


    Fatima Jan 02082214160

    Before you apply

    Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you’ll need to sign in.


    Employer Name:

    • Curado Ltd (Sutton)

    Level of apprenticeship:

    • Intermediate