Adult Care Worker L2
WHO IS FOR?
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.
To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviors developing competencies and skills to provide high-quality compassionate care and support. They 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 which is at the heart of person-centered care. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of 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
DURATION & OUR DELIVERY
The duration of this apprenticeship is typically 12 months. We deliver this programme to suit the individual employer’s needs including: Face to face delivery at your workplace or at a locally agreed place Off-the-job training lessons delivered virtually Classroom workshops at the employers’ site
An allocated trainer who will support you throughout the learner journey 1-2-1 specialist support as and when required
Typical job titles include:
Job titles might include: 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 Re-enablement Worker
Individual employers will set the
selection criteria, but this might include
GCSEs, A levels, a level 2 apprenticeship
or other relevant qualifications or relevant
experience. Undertake the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result prior to starting. The individual must meet the 15 standards as set out in the Care Certificate. The Care Quality Commission expects that providers that employ healthcare assistants and social care support workers follow these standards to make sure new staff are supported, skilled, and assessed as competent to carry out their roles.