Senior Healthcare Support Worker
Level: Level 3
Size: Diploma in Healthcare Support
Duration: 18-24 months
Guided Learning Hours: 1 day per month, plus distance learning, coaching and mentoring, and project-based work
Start Date: Variable
What is the apprenticeship about?
Apprenticeship will develop their ability in support work through a bespoke programme of skills development required for competency in the field. The award will also enable progression to higher levels of skills development.
Who is it for?
Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprentices will already be working to deliver healthcare services to individuals, providing high quality, compassionate healthcare.
They will be carrying out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.
Your apprentice could be working in a range of services, e.g. 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.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin is the ideal place for your apprentices. We have a rich history of transformative learning, where our focus is on developing the individual through learning and we offer a genuinely inclusive and student-centred environment. Health and Social Care has been at our bedrock since our inception and we enjoy a deserved reputation for excellence in the field.
Apprentices at Ruskin benefit from:
- High quality teaching by an experienced trainers/assessors
- Classroom-based study to develop knowledge, skills and confidence
- Maths and English teaching, if required, to underpin and support knowledge
- Modern, well-equipped learning and college facilities
- Spacious and attractive campus
- Supportive and inclusive learning environment
- Coaching and mentoring to support progress
- Preparation and support for end point assessment
What do apprentices need?
Apprentices will need a good attitude to working and learning, be team players and have good communication skills. Apprentices may need to undertake initial assessments in English and Maths.
What sort of things does it cover?
Apprentices will learn about core knowledge, skills and behaviours, including:
- Health and wellbeing
- Duty of care and candour, safeguarding, equality and diversity
- Person-centred care, treatment and support
- Personal, people and quality improvement
- Health, safety and security
Apprentices will have the option to focus on:
- Adult Nursing
- Mental Heath
- Children and Young People
What will apprentices achieve?
Apprentices will complete the following elements:
- Care Certificate as part of a high quality induction programme.
- The Diploma in Healthcare Support Level 3, with the support of a qualified, experienced HSC Assessor.
- Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy.
- End point Assessment.
Call 01865 759600 and speak to an Apprenticeships adviser or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you.