Progression Coach Apprentice

Apprenticeship
West Midlands
Posted 2 weeks ago

Brief Overview of the Role:

Do you have the compassion and resilience needed to work with challenging behaviours and complex needs? If so, we welcome you to apply for the role of Progression Coach Apprentice (Support Worker), where you will offer support to our Young People.
As a Progression Coach Apprentice the key activities and challenges specific to the role include:

  • To inspire young people to make progress and achieve their ambitions and potential.
  • To support young people to find permanent accommodation and fulfilling work.
  • To be confident in supporting young people with complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Skills required:

All necessary support and training will be provided, however the successful candidate will be required to evidence the following:

  • Up to date knowledge of welfare rights and relevant legislation including the Homeless Reductions Act
  • Experience of working within the following areas: Youth Work, Residential or Social Work, Probation/Criminal justice, Community Work, Education and Training, housing or support work.
  •  NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Social Care (or prepared to work towards)

In return for your skills and experience, the Host Company are able to offer the following:

  • 20 days annual leave plus 8 Statutory Bank Holidays per annum, pro rata
  • Childcare, cycle to work and life assurance schemes
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Health Scheme
  • Free Mandatory Training
  • Enhanced DBS check and renewal covered by St Basils
  • Technology Scheme Vouchers
  • Shopping, Leisure and Day Out discounts

Personal Qualities:

  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic/motivated
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual
  • Trustworthy
  • Non judgmental

Working Hours:

The working pattern is 37.5 hrs per week.

Desirable Qualifications:

GCSE Maths and English Grade A-C or equivalent

Training to be Given:

You will work towards the Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification.

About the Host Employer:-

For the duration of the apprenticeship you will be employed by The Apprenticeship Works, with St Basils being the Host Company.
St Basils help over 5,000 vulnerable young people every year across the West Midlands to find safe, stable accommodation. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the immediate needs of young people and to showcase your caring nature and ability to champion adversity. This role requires expert knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable people as well as a core understanding of issues surrounding youth homelessness such as mental health, domestic violence and care leavers.
‘St Basils provided me with hope and a light for one of the scariest, darkest times in my life and I will always be truly thankful. ‘
~Former St Basil’s Resident
St Basils is committed to a policy of ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, and to taking action to avoid discrimination.
As users of the disability confident scheme, they guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancies.

Please Note:

Roles are available in the following locations – Birmingham, Worcestershire, Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Working patterns will be determined by which service you go into.  Please note that the rotas do include a few evenings.

Job Features

Job CategoryProgression Coach
Salary/Rate:Salary/Rate: £21,420 - £22,820/annum
Type:Apprenticeship
Contract Length:18 Months
Start Date:September 2022
Training Provider:BCTG Ltd
Apprenticeship Standard:Level 3

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