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Apprentice Lead Adult Care Worker

Apprentice Lead Adult Care Worker

What is it?

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.

Duties:

  • Social activities, monitoring health, assisting with eating, mobility and personal care
  • Both their own and other workers professional boundaries and limits training and expertise
  • What the ‘Duty of Care’ is in practice
  • How to create and develop a care plan based on the person’s preferences in the way they want to be supported
  • How to monitor, plan, review a care plan in response to changing physical, social, and emotional needs of individuals
  • How to lead and support others to ensure compliance with regulations and organisational policies and procedures

Training:

Induction (Care Certificate), Level 3 Diploma in Care.

Other specific knowledge training could include learning about:

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Dementia
  • Other health conditions

Training Providers:

Institute For Apprentices and Technical Education