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Apprentice Adult Care Worker

Apprentice Adult Care Worker

What is it?

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.

Duties:

  • Support individuals they are working with according to their personal care/support plan
  • Ask for help from an appropriate person when not confident or skilled in any aspect of their role
  • Provide individuals with information to enable them to have choice about the way they are supported
  • Encourage individuals to participate in the way their care and support is delivered
  • Ensure the individual knows what they are agreeing to regarding the way in which they are supported
  • Contribute to the on-going development of care/support plans for the individual they support
  • Support individuals with cognitive, physical or sensory impairments

Training:

Induction (Care Certificate), Level 2 Diploma in Care.

Other specific knowledge training could include learning about:

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dementia
  • Other health 

Training Providers:

Institute For Apprentices and Technical Education