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ADULT CARE

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Lead practitioner in adult care

Level 4

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care guides and inspires team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges. They will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting, and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level. A Lead Practitioner has a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of particular conditions being experienced by the service user. They will have specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibility, which will allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare, and assistive technology. They will be a coach and mentor to others and will have a role in assessing performance and quality of care delivery.

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course summary

As a Lead Practitioner in Adult Care, you will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges. You will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting, and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level. A Lead Practitioner has a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of conditions being experienced by the user of services and will have specialist skills and knowledge in particular areas, which will allow you to lead in areas such as care needs assessment. You will be a coach and mentor to others and will have a role in assessing performance and quality of care delivery.

Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Lead practitioners 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 18 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment for those who work 30+ hours per week.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

You will develop knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the following:

course requirements

You will have completed a relevant Level 3 qualification/apprenticeship in a healthcare-related subject and be working in a suitable healthcare environment.

DBS record will be needed for all care related courses.

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Math’s and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Level 1. If you have passed math’s 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 Math’s 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
  • Peer feedback
  • Written assignments/tasks
  • Evidence gathering
  • Presentations
  • Report writing
  • Guided discussions
  • Witness testimony

Once you have achieved your level 4 Diploma in Adult Care, you will be assessed through an end-point assessment which will include two distinct components:

  • An observation and questioning session;
  • A professional discussion, supported by a portfolio of evidence.

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 PRACTITIONER IN ADULT CARE

Level 4

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care guides and inspires team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges. They will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting, and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level. A Lead Practitioner has a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of particular conditions being experienced by the service user. They will have specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibility, which will allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare, and assistive technology. They will be a coach and mentor to others and will have a role in assessing performance and quality of care delivery.

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This Standard is Suitable For:

COURSE SUMMARY

As a Lead Practitioner in Adult Care, you will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges. You will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting, and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level. A Lead Practitioner has a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of conditions being experienced by the user of services and will have specialist skills and knowledge in particular areas, which will allow you to lead in areas such as care needs assessment. You will be a coach and mentor to others and will have a role in assessing performance and quality of care delivery.

Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Lead practitioners 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 18 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment for those who work 30+ hours per week.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

You will develop knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the following:

course requirements

You will have completed a relevant Level 3 qualification/apprenticeship in a healthcare-related subject and be working in a suitable healthcare environment.

DBS record will be needed for all care related courses.

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Math’s and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Level 1. If you have passed math’s 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 Math’s 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 2 Diploma in Care, Care Certificate and Functional skills, if required, 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 PRACTITIONER IN ADULT CARE

Level 4

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The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care guides and inspires team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges. They will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting, and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level. A Lead Practitioner has a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of particular conditions being experienced by the service user. They will have specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibility, which will allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare, and assistive technology. They will be a coach and mentor to others and will have a role in assessing performance and quality of care delivery.

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This Standard is Suitable For:

course summary

As a Lead Practitioner in Adult Care, you will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges. You will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting, and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level. A Lead Practitioner has a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of conditions being experienced by the user of services and will have specialist skills and knowledge in particular areas, which will allow you to lead in areas such as care needs assessment. You will be a coach and mentor to others and will have a role in assessing performance and quality of care delivery.

Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Lead practitioners 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 18 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment for those who work 30+ hours per week.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

You will develop knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the following:

course requirements

You will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that have agreed that you will be working as an apprentice for this apprenticeship programme.

You will undertake an initial assessment for both Maths and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Entry Level 3. If you have passed maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or Functional Key Skills at Level 1, 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
  • Peer feedback
  • Written assignments/tasks
  • Evidence gathering
  • Presentations
  • Report writing
  • Guided discussions
  • Witness testimony

Once you have achieved your level 4 Diploma in Adult Care, you will be assessed through an end-point assessment which will include two distinct components:

  • An observation and questioning session;
  • A professional discussion, supported by a portfolio of evidence.

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.