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Senior Healthcare Support Worker, Apprenticeship
What will I do on this course?
As an experienced support worker, you will 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 may work in a range of settings, including hospitals, working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers. You may supervise or guide less experienced staff within your team, following the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers. You will study a range of criteria in order to complete the apprenticeship standard in your chosen pathway, which will be Adult Nursing Support, Mental Health Support, or Allied Healthcare Support.
How will I be assessed?
The end-point assessment will assess the skills, knowledge and behaviours required for this role via a multiple choice test (MCQ), a practical observation and a portfolio Interview.
What could I do after this course?
Upon completion, and after gaining experience, you may choose to work towards applying for an assistant practitioner or nursing associate post within the work place. Alternatively, you may apply for degrees in Integrated Mental Health and Social Care or Health and Social Care Practice at University Centre Weston.
There are no formal qualifications required. However, you will be assessed to ensure that you have the ability to achieve maths and English functional skills to a minimum of Level 2 prior to the completion of your apprenticeship.
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