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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 3 at Red Tape Central

Course description

Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers.
This exercising of autonomy and accountability means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

Lead Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings.

Training is ideal for an apprentice furthering a career in Adult Care, ideally the candidate will have completed prior learning and have experience in a care setting.

This role involves supervision of the work of care workers & other front line workers and operational staff, including volunteers. It also usually involves some front line work with service users and the management & implementation of care plans.

Course content

The Standard is made up of the apprentice being able to demonstate key knowledge, skills and behaviours. Some of these assement areas include:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the main tasks and responsibilities according to their job role
  • The importance of having the right values and behaviours
  • The importance of communication
  • How to support individuals to remain safe from harm (Safeguarding)
  • How to champion health and wellbeing for the individuals they support and work colleagues
  • How to work professionally, including their own professional development of those they support and work colleagues

 

 

Entry requirements

Maths and English grade D/5+ or above

Training is ideal for an apprentice furthering a career in Adult Care, ideally the candidate will have completed prior learning and have experience in a care setting.

 

Assessment

Apprentices must undertake a programme of study in a suitable care setting and complete the Care Certificate which is a requirement for all apprentices on this standard.

There is and end point assessment which includes;

  • the completion of a situational judgement test answered through a multiple choice exercise
  • and a professional discussion.

This assessment will demonstrate that the apprentice can apply their knowledge, skills and behaviours in an integrated way and will satisfy the requirements for the award of an apprenticeship certificate.

Future opportunities

Working with people, feeling passionate about supporting and enabling them to live a more independent and fulfilling life is a rewarding and worthwhile job that provides excellent career opportunities.

Further information

For further information please contact;

Gareth Urwin

Programme Manager

Sheffield City Council

01142 296183

gareth.urwin@sheffield.gov.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 January 2018
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