Teaching Assistant - Yewstock School
Salary details: £18319 - £19819
This position is fixed term until 31st December 2020.
Parkstone Connect is a large, friendly and very busy day centre in Poole. Care Assistants help adults who have disabilities take part in meaningful leisure and learning activities. Many of the people we work with have very high support needs. Care Assistants provide intimate personal care as part of their job, they also key work some clients and help with the running of the centre. All staff are encouraged to develop their interests and skills in their role and to undertake a wide range of duties.
As an Apprentice you will be given lots of support and guidance as well as the formal training to quickly become one of our team and to contribute to helping everyone 'have a good day'.
This is a rare chance to become a professional care worker. You will work with adults who have a very wide range of support needs. You will develop and practice a wide range of skills and ways of working to give you a real chance to develop a career.
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It would be desirable if you had Level 4/Grade C qualifications in English and Maths, but this is not essential.
Other important information
This is a really great opportunity to get a Level two qualification with regular off-site training and we are looking for people who are positive they will be able to complete a two-year apprentice with us. Many of our previous trainees have gone onto more senior roles afterwards and two are now with us in full time care jobs!
Things to consider
In addition to the need to undertake the college training, you will need to be able to do other things. You will need to be able get into good work habits quickly, for instance being punctual, with reliable attendance, and above all with the motivation to make the most of the opportunity to learn from your skilled and friendly colleagues
Answers to the above questions are required in your application.
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