Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
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. To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. They 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 which is at the heart of person centred care.
Subjects you may cover include:
- Compliance with regulations, policies and procedures
- Supporting with social activities, monitoring health, assisting with mobility, eating and personal care
- Understanding the meaning of duty of care
- Ensuring that dignity is at the heart of all work with individuals and their support circles
- Identifying barriers of communication and determine how to overcome them
- Ensuring that diversity is respected and understanding the principles of inclusion and treating everyone fairly
- Understanding responsibilities for ensuring that confidentiality is adhered to at all times and information is kept safe
- Understanding how to support individuals and keeping them safe from harm and abuse
- Support individuals you are working with to develop a care plan
You will need to undertake the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result prior to starting.
Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.