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Lead adult care worker level 3
Lead 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. In addition, lead adult care workers have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability.
It is a work-based qualification, so learners will need to be in an appropriate care setting where they will be assessed and can develop their portfolio of evidence.
This qualification can be completed by existing or new employees and we can support with recruitment of new employees.
What is included in the apprenticeship?
- Lead Adult Care Worker Standards, Knowledge and Behaviours
- Diploma in Care – Level 3
- Care Certificate
- Functional skills – Maths Level 2
- Functional Skills – English Level 2
- End Point Assessment
Who is it suitable for?
Care officer, care supervisor, senior care worker, supervising care worker, senior support worker, relief team leader, social work assistant, social services officer, outreach development worker, community support worker, community outreach worker, community development worker, family support worker or personal assistant.
How long does it take?
Your apprenticeship questions answered
Click below for answers to some frequently asked questions. If you have any other queries, please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.
Can my existing staff start an apprenticeship?
Of course! Placing your existing staff on an apprenticeship is a great way of upskilling your employees and uncovering your future managers. It can be a great way of motivating and rewarding your staff by committing to their continued personal development within your business.
How does the apprentice learn?
Apprentices do most of their learning at work and benefit from regular contact with their dedicated assigned assessor. There is coursework to be completed while on the course, which is to be submitted online, however, the knowledge to complete this is provided while learning inside your business.
How much do I have to pay an apprentice?
Apprentices must be paid at least the national minimum wage for apprentices if they are aged 19 and under or aged 19 and over and in their first year of an apprenticeship.
Apprentices are often paid higher amounts as their skills develop and we encourage employers to do so
Why should I take on an apprentice?
Apprentices can bring fresh new ideas to your business allowing them to grow and thrive. You gain skilled qualified staff in a cost-effective way. They can motivate your workforce more and overall enhance your business performance while addressing skills shortages in your business.
Why choose us
We can help you to choose an apprenticeship course that is right for your employees, or support you with recruitment to fill an apprenticeship vacancy. We work closely with you and the learner will help to develop the skills needed for your setting. We offer a flexible and tailored approach to suit your business needs.
We are able to tap into a talent pool overlooked by many: identifying, training and placing fantastic emerging talent into apprenticeship roles.
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