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Advanced Health & Social Care Apprentice
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: 8788
  • Published: Wed 09/10/2019, 13:50 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 21/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £17,364 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Priory House, Chicksands, Bedfordshire

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Advanced Health & Social Care Apprentice

Team: Care and Support Services

Job Family: Supporting CBG2

Salary: Level 3, £17,364 per annum 

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Various

Contract Type: 18 months, Fixed Term

Closing Date: 21/11/2019   
Interview Date: 02/12/2019

Anticipated start date: 13/01/2020


More about the role:  


Within our Care and Support services we put individuals at the heart of everything we do. As an apprentice within our team, you will be offering person-centred support and care to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities, mental health needs, frail and elderly and individuals living with Dementia. In our residential and day services.


During your apprenticeship you will split your time between a Learning Disability Service and an Older person’s service.


As a Senior Care and Support Apprentice you will:

  • Support manage and assist our customers to participate/engage in social activities.
  • Develop your knowledge of shift management, care planning, medication management and staff support.
  • Complete customer assessments, care plans, be involved in the reviewing process and complete any other relevant documentation.
  • Manage/assist in keeping accurate, legible records in accordance with registration, legal and procedural requirements. (records may be recorded electronically or written)
  • Support the physical and emotional needs of customers to enable them to maintain maximum independence in a safe and secure environment.


Ideally, you will already hold a Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care. Maths and English GCSEs at grades A* to C or 4 to 9 are desirable but not essential.  Where these qualifications are not achieved our apprentices will undertake Functional Skills as part of the apprenticeship.


You will be required to undertake an initial assessment as part of the interview if you do not already hold maths and English GCSE’s or equivalents.


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.


To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Advanced Health & Social Care Apprentice Recrtuiment Pack


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Donna Maunder at or call 0300 300 4907

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at


Safeguarding (For DBS posts only): 

Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.