A Lead Adult Care Worker will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical social, emotional or intellectual challenges. They will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to supporting individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control.
On completion of this 13-month Standard, apprentices will demonstrate a range of excellent skills such as providing leadership, guidance and direction at the frontline of care delivery. They will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. The Apprenticeship Standards ‘knowledge, skills and behaviours’ are developed over the course of the programme via scheduled learning interventions with employer mentors and our Assessors. Learning activities and coaching sessions are aligned to support you to learn, practice and prepare for End-Point Assessment.
What is covered?
- The job you need to do, your main tasks and responsibilities
- The importance of having the right values and behaviours and treating people with respect and dignity
- The importance of communication and communicating clearly and responsibly
- How to support individuals to remain safe from harm (Safeguarding)
- How to promote health and wellbeing for the individuals you support and work colleagues
- How to work professionally and seek to advance your own professional development and that of work colleagues
Learners will also complete a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).
Regular training sessions with our in-house Trainer Assessors will allow you to gain the knowledge and skills to achieve the Adult Care qualification, assessment activities such as practical observations, Q&A, written assignments and a series of professional discussions will provide evidence for your e-portfolio. To prepare for a final end-point assessment you will be asked to complete a number of activities in visits with your Assessor to build confidence and competence in the knowledge, skills and behaviours areas.
Apprentices access End-Point Assessment following a gateway discussion with their employer and Regional Trainer where entry requirements are discussed, checked and recorded including functional skills at the required level. The Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 End-Point Assessment will include the following types of assessment:
- Situational Judgement test
- Professional Discussion
- Collation of testimonies from people who use services