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ADULT CARE

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LEAD ADULT CARE WORKER

Level 3

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.

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course summary

As a Lead Adult Care Worker, you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity, and control. By providing leadership, guidance, and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided. Responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance, and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability and means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Lead Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

We offer a structured training programme for those in employment who want to learn, and we work with employers to recruit apprentices seeking an apprenticeship placement.

The programme typically lasts 15 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment for those who work 30+ hours per week.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

You will be taken through the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to be a Lead Adult Care Worker which include:

course requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that has agreed that you will be working as an apprentice for this Apprenticeship programme. A DBS will be needed in all roles in the care sector.

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Maths and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Level 1. If you have passed Maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or Functional Key Skills at Level 2, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the Maths and English Functional Skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

how will i be assessed?

There is a variety of assessment methods, you will be expected to complete:

  • Observations of practice
  • Reflective Accounts
  • Written assignments/tasks
  • Evidence gathering
  • Presentations
  • Guided discussions
  • Witness testimony

Once you have achieved your Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care and Care Certificate, you will be assessed through an end-point assessment which will include two distinct components:

  • The completion of a situational judgement test answered through a multiple-choice test;
  • A professional discussion supported by a self-assessment.

20% of the training will be delivered off the job and this can include simulation, online learning or training from employers, shadowing, mentoring, industry visits, and support in writing assignments.

APPRENTICESHIPS

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LEAD ADULT CARE WORKER

Level 3

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.

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This Standard is Suitable For:

COURSE SUMMARY

As a Lead Adult Care Worker, you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity, and control. By providing leadership, guidance, and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided. Responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance, and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability and means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Lead Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

We offer a structured training programme for those in employment who want to learn, and we work with employers to recruit apprentices seeking an apprenticeship placement.

The programme typically lasts 15 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment for those who work 30+ hours per week.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

You will be taken through the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to be a Lead Adult Care Worker which include:

course requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that has agreed that you will be working as an apprentice for this Apprenticeship programme. A DBS will be needed in all roles in the care sector.

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Maths and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Level 1. If you have passed Maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or Functional Key Skills at Level 2, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the Maths and English Functional Skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

There is a variety of assessment methods, you will be expected to complete:

  • Observations of practice
  • Reflective Accounts
  • Written assignments/tasks
  • Evidence gathering
  • Presentations
  • Guided discussions
  • Witness testimony

Once you have achieved your Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care and Care Certificate, you will be assessed through an end-point assessment which will include two distinct components:

  • The completion of a situational judgement test answered through a multiple-choice test;
  • A professional discussion supported by a self-assessment.

20% of the training will be delivered off the job and this can include simulation, online learning or training from employers, shadowing, mentoring, industry visits, and support in writing assignments.

ADULT CARE

LEAD ADULT CARE WORKER

Level 3

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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.

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This Standard is Suitable For:

course summary

As a Lead Adult Care Worker, you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity, and control. By providing leadership, guidance, and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided. Responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance, and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability and means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Lead Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

We offer a structured training programme for those in employment who want to learn, and we work with employers to recruit apprentices seeking an apprenticeship placement.

The programme typically lasts 15 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment for those who work 30+ hours per week.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

You will be taken through the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to be a Lead Adult Care Worker which include:

course requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that has agreed that you will be working as an apprentice for this Apprenticeship programme. A DBS will be needed in all roles in the care sector.

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Maths and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Level 1. If you have passed Maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or Functional Key Skills at Level 2, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the Maths and English Functional Skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

how will i be assessed?

There is a variety of assessment methods, you will be expected to complete:

  • Observations of practice
  • Reflective Accounts
  • Written assignments/tasks
  • Evidence gathering
  • Presentations
  • Guided discussions
  • Witness testimony

Once you have achieved your Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care and Care Certificate, you will be assessed through an end-point assessment which will include two distinct components:

  • The completion of a situational judgement test answered through a multiple-choice test;
  • A professional discussion supported by a self-assessment.

20% of the training will be delivered off the job and this can include simulation, online learning or training from employers, shadowing, mentoring, industry visits, and support in writing assignments.