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Course summary
12-18 Months
English
Yorkshire & the Humber
Next available date: Enquire for more information - Yorkshire & the Humber
Apprenticeship training for companies

Course description

Adult Care Worker

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.

Working in care is to help make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual daily challenges. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. They are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of any person centred care. Job roles are varied and are determined by and are relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person's own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

The main tasks and responsibilities according to their job role, Treating people with respect and dignity and honouring their human rights, Communicating clearly and responsibly, Supporting individuals to remain safe from harm (Safeguarding), Championing health and wellbeing for the individuals they support and for work colleagues, Working professionally and seeking to develop their own professional development

This is a Level 2 course

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Outcome / Qualification etc.

Knowledge: What you Will Learn

The job they have to do, their main tasks and responsibilities

  • The tasks and responsibilities of the job role relevant to the context of the service in which they are working. This could include supporting with social activities, monitoring health, assisting with eating, mobility and personal care
  • Professional boundaries and limits of their training and expertise
  • Relevant statutory standards and codes of practice for their role
  • What the 'duty of care' is in practice
  • How to contribute towards the development and creation of a care plan underpinned by the individuals preferences in regard to the way they want to be supported
  • How to identify, respond to and escalate changes to physical, social, and emotional needs of individuals
  • How to access, follow and be compliant with regulations and organisational policies and procedures

Continuing Studies

Care Assistant, Care Worker, Support Worker, Personal Assistant, Relief Team Worker, Support Worker - Supported Living, Key Worker in Residential Settings, Key Worker in Domiciliary Services, Key Worker in Day Services, Home Care Support Worker, Substance Misuse Worker, Learning Disability Support Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Mental Health Outreach Worker and Reablement Worker.

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Springfield Training Limited

Springfield Training Limited - Apprenticeship Training

As a proud Yorkshire company delivering a wide range of Apprenticeship, commercial and online training throughout the UK we're on a mission to change the world through educating one person at a time. We are a government approved and registered...


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Springfield Training Limited

4 & 5 Victoria Court, Bank Square, Morley,
LS27 9SE Leeds

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