The STC Group

Level 4 Lead Practitioner In Adult Care

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care 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. 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 user of services. They will have specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibilities which will allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare and assistive technology, and they will lead and coach others.

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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?

Manage a team of frontline workers supporting individuals with care requirements. You will be leading a team and inspiring them to make positive differences to individual’s lives. You will be in a position where you can exercise autonomy and accountability while leading and supporting others with complying with expected standards and behaviours. This is a varied role and can be found within a number of different care environments.

Funded Option: Advanced Learner Loan, Apprenticeship
Accreditation: Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care.
Duration: Typically 18 months

Examples of job roles include Dementia Lead, Re-ablement Worker, Physiotherapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Public Health Associate Worker, Keeping in Contact Worker, Community Care/Support Officer, Social Care Assessor, Care Assessment Officer, Social Services Officer, Brokerage Worker, Rehabilitation and Reablement Assistant, Independence Support Assistant, Reablement Support Workers/Officer, Telecare Assistant and Assistive Technology Co-ordinator/Officer.

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Who is this course for?

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How much is this course?

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