Brief overview of the vacancy role

Do you have a passion for supporting others in making positive changes in their lives? Would you like to gain a qualification within Health & Social Care? If so, then Change Grow Lives Outreach Apprentice role could be for you!

Vacancy Description

During this apprenticeship you will develop the skills and experience to undertaken comprehensive assessments and risk reviews, provide psychosocial interventions and support individuals into appropriate medical interventions.

Key activities:

– To identify and establish contact with rough sleepers and beggars, working within protocols to rapidly assist service users through street outreach shifts at a variety of times and a range of locations.

– To identify and establish contact with entrenched rough sleepers, including those unwilling to engage with services, providing assertive outreach.

– To assist homeless service users to be discharged from hospital at an appropriate time by moving them into appropriate accommodation as quickly as possible.

– Keep up to date with developments in relevant services and legislation, as well as implementing all CGL policies and promoting anti-discriminatory practices.

– Contribute to maintaining safe systems of work and a safe environment.

– Undertake other duties appropriate to the grade of the post.

Due to the nature of this outreach role, a love of the outdoors, regardless of the British weather is key!

Alongside learning the day to day work of Change, Grow, Live, you will be working up to a Level 3 in Health & Social Care (Adult Care – Substance Misuse Specific).

Desired personal Qualities

– Excellent communication, negotiation, and advocacy skills
– Confidence to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of services, representing the organisation and creating effective pathways
– Confidence to work independently, as well as part of the team
– The ability to work with confidence and patience with clients unwilling to engage with services and those that exhibit challenging behaviour
– The ability to work unsociable hours as and when required

Future Prospects

Ongoing development and support.

Training to be provided

Level 3 Adult Care – Substance Misuse Specific
Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Product

Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship L3

Expected duration

15

Paid hours per

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