Get paid to do a real job, gain experience and work towards a nationally recognised qualification.
Begin a new chapter by helping others make a fresh start
An Apprenticeship with One Housing is the perfect way to begin your career in social care. Our structured Apprenticeship programme is designed to provide you with the training, mentoring and support you need to be your best, earning a competitive salary, success bonuses, and gaining a recognised qualification.
Open to everyone over the age of 18, anyone can complete an Apprenticeship; whether you’re at the beginning of your career, returning to the workplace or looking for a change in professional direction.
We have a range of opportunities currently available in our Mental Health, Homelessness & Prevention and elderly care teams, keep reading to find out more.
Apprenticeships in Care
As an apprentice Care Assistant or Senior Care Assistant you’ll be a valued member of our Senior Living or Nursing Home team. Working alongside experienced professionals, you’ll support our customers to remain active, independent, and safe.
Our Care apprenticeships are suited to those starting out in the sector or experienced Care Assistants who would like to take the next step in their career.
As an apprentice Care Assistant, you will gain a Level 2 Adult Care Worker qualification and our apprentice Senior Care Assistants will gain a Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification.
Our Apprenticeships in Care are available in Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and London.
Apprenticeships in Mental Health
Our Support Officer apprenticeship, based in our mental health support services, is the perfect opportunity to be involved in vital work. You will work closely with customers to understand their needs and provide tailored support to empower them to live independently and achieve their aims.
With opportunities available London, our apprentices in Mental Health will gain a recognised Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification.
Apprenticeships in Homelessness & Prevention
Our Homelessness & Prevention services support people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. As an apprentice Support Officer, you will be part of a dedicated team providing comprehensive, holistic support to our customers, providing them with opportunities to develop and learn skills towards independence.
With opportunities available in London and Bedford, our apprentices in Homelessness & Prevention will gain a recognised Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification.
A rewarding way to develop your career
Helping to improve someone’s life is an amazing feeling. You will also get a:
A competitive salary, with an increase after 6 months and 12 months upon achievement of key milestones.
A contract of employment, competitive holiday allowance and other staff benefits.
Welcome bonus of £750 after successfully completing your probation period.
Second bonus of £500 after successfully completing the apprenticeship programme.
Healthcare cashback plan allowing you to claim back cash for you and your family’s healthcare.
Employee assistance programme, offering counselling and support for you and your family 24/7
Start your new career with a care and support apprenticeship
“Hi! My name is Adelina Bucalaete and I work for Baycroft Great Baddow care home. I joined the company three and a half years ago as an agency kitchen assistant, followed by a few shifts as a health care assistant. When I was hired as a permanent member of staff, I was offered the opportunity to do a Level 2 Adult Care Apprenticeship which I completed with two of my colleagues. This was the best decision ever!
My line manager allowed me the time to attend meetings and gave me the chance to shadow. My Maths and English tutor was very supportive when I needed help as English is my second language. The apprenticeship helped me to deliver better care by understanding how to identify my residents’ needs, and how to communicate better with them.
I have now progressed to my Level 3 apprenticeship and I'm working as a Senior Care Assistant. I even had the chance to apply for a Care Team Leader job within the organisation. I feel that this apprenticeship not only helped me develop in my career, it also made me discover my strengths and areas I want to improve. There were times when I had to juggle study with other responsibilities to get my assignments done, but I always had support.
As a final note I just want to say, it is not easy doing an apprenticeship, but it is a nice road full of knowledge that everyone should join!"