Healthcare Support Worker - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WW00030
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Senior Healthcare Support Workers help registered practitioners deliver healthcare services to people.
As an experienced support worker, you carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.
You provide high quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence.
You may work in a range of services such as hospital, community, health or day care unit, birth centre or midwifery-led unit, someone’s home, operating theatre, nursing or care home, assessment centre, hospice, school, prison, GP surgery, charity or voluntary organisation; working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers.
This course lasts between 18 and 24 months.
There are no mandatory entry requirements.
Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good numeracy and literacy skills.
You need to be at least 16 years old, and working a minimum of 30 hours per week in a related occupation. Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this.
Teaching and Learning Methods
A variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Discussions, reflected accounts and practical observations will cover the majority of assessments during the course. You will also be supported by your employer to contribute to various 20% off the job training activities such as shadowing and mentoring.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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