To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.
Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality, compassionate care and support. They 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. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or clinical healthcare settings.
The apprentice will learn, work, earn and achieve a qualification all at the same time.
To achieve the apprenticeship they will complete the following:
• An industry designed and recognised apprenticeship
The apprentice will work towards the following Functional Skills:
• Mathematics up to Level 2
• English up to Level 2
For learners who have not achieved GCSEs (A-C or equivalent) in Maths and English will have to undertake Functional Skills in English and Maths.