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Senior Healthcare Support Worker

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Course CodeM5265
Academic Year1718
Dates10th September 2017 to 29th June 2018
Location NameWorkplace
AreaNHS Contracts
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionAs an experienced support worker, you will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks. You will provide high quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence.
Study OutlineExamples of units you may cover include:
Principles and philosophy of health and social care
Complex and routine clinical duties and care plans
Patient assessment and coordination of care
Infection prevention and control
Team management, including delegating tasks, and training, mentoring and supervising colleagues
Supporting specialist senior healthcare support workers in their duties
Promoting health and well-being

Specialist skills: maternity, adult nursing, theatre, mental health

Entry RequirementsIf you're interested in becoming an Apprentice, you will need to be employed or find an employer who is recruiting an Apprentice. See the Apprenticeships section of our website to discover more and find out about our vacancies service. It may be appropriate that we seek references, if applicable.
AttendanceAn assessor would be allocated to undertake the varying framework components within the work place and would generally visit at least once a month.
AssessmentYou will have a dedicated assessor who will make on-site visits and provide you with one-on-one support.

All of your learning will be recorded on an online portfolio called Smart Assessor.

You will complete an end-point assessment at the end of your programme.

ProgressionAfter a period of working and gaining experience within the sector. This could lead to being able to work towards either an Assistant Practitioners or Nursing Associate posts; or even providing you with the entry requirements to apply for university to become a registered healthcare practitioner.
QualificationLevel 3
Awarding BodyPearsons
Availble Full-time?Y
Availble Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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