Adult care workers are frontline staff who work in care to make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faces with physical, practical, emotional or intellectual challenges.
This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures. This qualification also aligns to the Apprenticeship Standard for Lead Adult Care Worker.
Knowledge – Your role in adult care; the importance of having the right values and behaviours; the importance of communication; how to support individuals to remain safe from harm
Skills – Undertake the tasks and responsibilities according to your job role; treat people with respect and dignity and honour their human rights; communicate clearly and responsibly
Behaviours – The 6 C’s; Care, compassion, courage, communication, competence, commitment.