The STC Group

Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker

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. 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 and may supervise the work of other care workers. This exercising of autonomy and accountability means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

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What does the course cover?

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At a Glance

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What could this course lead to?

With this apprenticeship, you will provide high-quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies and protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence. You may work in a range of services for example
hospitals, day case units, nursing or care homes, assessment centres, hospices, and more. You will work in partnership with individuals, families and other service providers.

Funded Option: Advanced Learner Loan, Apprenticeship
Accreditation: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care.
Duration: Typically 18 months

Lead Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings. As well as covering Lead Adult Care Workers this standard also covers Lead Personal Assistants who can work at this senior level but they may only work directly for one individual who needs support and/or care services, usually within their own home.

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Who is this course for?

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How much is this course?

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Maths and English at GCSE grade 2 (grade E/F in the previous structure). Individuals without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment. Undertake the Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result.

Please contact us for details about this course. Funding may be available for some eligible learners and we offer a range of payment options.

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