Healthcare Support Worker
The Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship is ideally suited for those who carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks such as checking blood pressure, helping service users with daily activities such as eating, dressing and washing and monitoring overall comfort and well-being. This will be under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner. You may work in a range of services e.g. hospital, nursing or care home, assessment centre,school, prison or GP surgery and will be working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers.
Over an 18 month period you will focus on building the skills, knowledge, values and behaviours you need to provide high quality, compassionate care, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence.
This qualification consists of 9 mandatory units covering knowledge and skills competencies, with optional specialisms which can be combined in flexible ways to reflect the real working context of different learners.
The mandatory units include (but are not limited to:
- Person centred approaches
- Mental health and wellbeing
- Handling information
You will also complete the 15 standards in the Care Certificate, a nationally recognised certificate.
As well as the on-programme assessment there will be an End Point Assessment which will be carried out by an external independent assessor. This will include:
- Multiple choice and short answer test
- Observation of practice
- A learning journal
Take a look at the next level.
Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker
The Senior Health Care Support Worker apprenticeship is ideally suited for experienced employees who carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.
If you are interested in applying or would like to enquire about the course, then please fill in the form below and someone will be in touch.