Social care is about helping people with a particular need, such as the disabled, elderly or people with learning disabilities. This type of care usually takes place in the home, in care homes or out in the community and it can include duties such as helping people get dressed, transporting them to and from a residential home or taking them shopping. An apprentice in social care could be a personal care assistant helping someone in their everyday life.
On the health care pathway, the apprentice could work in hospitals, the community, hospices or private clinics as a healthcare support worker or a healthcare assistant. The apprentice could be supporting doctors or nurses, serving food to patients in hospital wards or their own homes and changing beds.
Suitable job roles include:
Develop the core competencies required to meet CQC National Standards, reinforce safeguarding standards and embed knowledge and understanding throughout an apprentice’s job role. Fill your skills gaps, motivate your workforce and improve your bottom line.
The range of units includes:
In addition to completing work based assessments apprentices will complete a knowledge certificate and depending on previous qualifications Functional Skills in English and Maths. The knowledge certificate may include: