This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.
The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work.
Promote communication in care settings
Promote effective handling of information in care settings
Promote personal development in care settings
Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
Promote health, safety and well-being in care settings
Responsibilities of a care worker
Duty of care in care settings
Safeguarding and protection in care settings
All those who wish to work or are working in a lead adult care worker role with adults in health and social care settings.
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
12-24 months (depending on the learner).
The qualification will be assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Career/ progression opportunities
Learners can progress into employment in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings within job roles such as Senior Care Support Worker or Lead Personal Assistant. Learners can progress onto a higher level care or management qualification.
This course can be fully funded via the Advanced Learner Loan (Student Finance) for those 19+ – subject to eligibility. This allows you to borrow the money to cover the costs of the course and pay it back a bit at a time when you are earning more than £25,725 a year.
Applicants can fund this course privately at a cost of £2,882 (+ vat) payment plans available.
Interested? Apply today using the 'Apply now' tab at the top of this page or contact our Recruitment Team for more information on 01752 218086.
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