Develop the knowledge and skills to lead frontline care for vulnerable adults within their own homes, day care centres, residential and nursing homes and other healthcare settings.
Lead Adult Care Workers are the frontline staff who 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 choice in their lives. In addition, Lead Adult Care Workers have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability.
Typical job titles 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.
Lead Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings. As well as covering Lead Adult Care Workers this standard also covers Lead Personal Assistants who can work at this senior level but they may only work directly for one individual who needs support and/or care services, usually within their own home.
Levy businesses can use their contributions to pay for this training. The costs will be £3,000.
Non-levy paying business may not incur a cost for this training. If the employee on this programme is under 19 years of age and your business has less than 50 employees, there will be no cost for the training.
If the learner is over 19 years of age and/or your business has over 50 employees then you will contribute 5% towards the cost of the training, which would be £150 for this programme.
Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed to provide employers with fresh talent whilst giving employees the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their roles.
Apprenticeships are for existing staff and for new recruits – not just for younger school leavers.
Through a combination of on-the-job and off-the-job training, learners will continue to work and earn a living while applying higher level techniques to their roles, increasing productivity and competence.
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