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Lead Adult Care Worker

Advanced Apprenticeship • Level 3

Lead Adult Care Worker

Advanced Apprenticeship • Level 3

Type of LearningApprenticeship

Course CodeA6141

Study ModeFull Time

Duration15 months

Awarded Bytbc

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About the course

This advanced level apprenticeship provides the opportunity for you to make a difference to a person’s life through developing the skills, knowledge and professional behaviours as a Lead Adult Care Worker. This apprenticeship enables you to learn, grow and become central to the care sector, as part of a frontline staff team, and to help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible; enabling them to have control and make choices in their lives. In addition, as a Lead Adult Care Worker you will have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and direction for others, and working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability. Employment opportunities can include - Care Officer, Care Supervisor, Senior Care Worker, Supervising Care Worker, Senior Support Worker, Relief Team Leader, Social Work Assistant, Social Services Officer, Outreach Development Worker, Community Support Worker, Community Outreach Worker, Community Development Worker, Family Support Worker or Personal Assistant. These could all specialise in a variety of areas such as learning disability, mental health, drug and alcohol misuse, homecare, dementia and end-of-life care.

Type of LearningApprenticeship

Course CodeA6141

Study ModeFull Time

Duration15 months

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Awarded Bytbc

Start Date/s

01/08/2021

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at Grade 5 or above in a good range of subjects including GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science. Applicants must be hardworking, reliable and motivated. As part of the interview process, Apprentices will undertake a BKSB assessment in English, Mathematics and ICT. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements but hold relevant industry experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements may also be considered. Sector entry requirements - You must undertake the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result prior to starting. You must meet the 15 standards as set out in the Care Certificate. The Care Quality Commission expect that providers that employ healthcare assistants and social care support workers follow these standards to make sure new staff are supported, skilled and assessed as competent to carry out their roles.

Assessment

You will be assessed through observation in the workplace and through portfolio.

Careers & Progression

Employment opportunities can include - Care Officer, Care Supervisor, Senior Care Worker, Supervising Care Worker, Senior Support Worker, Relief Team Leader, Social Work Assistant, Social Services Officer, Outreach Development Worker, Community Support Worker, Community Outreach Worker, Community Development Worker, Family Support Worker or Personal Assistant. These could all specialise in a variety of areas such as learning disability, mental health, drug and alcohol misuse, homecare, dementia and end-of-life care.

Employer information

Employer Benefits

Apprenticeships are an increasingly attractive option for health and social care employers, who want to bring new talent into this vital public and private sector. You can nurture an Apprentice who can go on to be critical to the success of the sector and if you want to: • Develop new talent to meet your needs • Free up existing staff to take on more responsibility • Give your team new skills and energy • Give a young person a career opportunity.

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