The Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship provides an ideal starting point and progression in health and social care. This qualification is idea for those in various settings including residential care, domiciliary, clinical and day services. The new apprenticeship standards include an end point assessment and Learn Plus Us are experienced and committed at preparing learners for assessments and supporting learners to achieve their qualifications
What makes up the new apprenticeship standard?
- Diploma in Health and Social care Level 2
- Functional skills in English and Maths
- Completion of the Care Certificate
- Completion of an end point assessment
While on the course you will focus on and develop,
Knowledge – In your job role and the responsibilities involved, the importance of having the right values and behaviours, the importance of communication, safeguarding, how to champion health and well being of individuals, how to work professionally including your own professional development and that of those you work with and colleagues.
Skills – must include being able to undertake the main Undertake the main tasks and responsibilities according to their job role, treat people with respect and dignity and honour their human rights, communicate clearly and responsibly, support individuals to remain safe from harm (Safeguarding) champion health and wellbeing for the individuals you support, work professionally and seek to develop your own professional development.
Behaviours – These are summed up by the ‘six C’s’, Care – is caring consistently and enough about individuals to make a positive difference to their lives,
Compassion – is delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity and respect, Courage – is doing the right thing for people and speaking up if the individual they support is at risk, Communication – good communication is central to successful caring relationships and effective team working, Competence – is applying knowledge and skills to provide high quality care and support,
Commitment – to improving the experience of people who need care and support ensuring it is person centred
Throughout your learning journey you will be supported though a tailored and blended approach of face-to-face meetings, Skype, e-portfolio, telephone communications.
Your apprenticeship will be completed with an end point assessment that will be completed by an independent assessor where learners can achieve a pass, merit or distinction.
Residential care Home
- Staff qualified in the latest qualification
- Completed in the workplace so minimal disruption
- Investment is staff and their development
- Great career progression and CPD
- Developing new skill knowledge and behaviours
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