Lead Practitioner in Adult Care

This training programme is ideal if you are managing teams of frontline carers to look after vulnerable adults with care needs.

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.

Course Content

Knowledge

The job they have to do, their main tasks and responsibilities; Dignity and human rights; communication; Safeguarding; Health and wellbeing; Professional development.

Skills

Undertaking the tasks and responsibilities according to your job role; communication that enables you to address barriers and to be able to apply organisational processes, safeguarding and adhering to procedures, health and wellbeing and to collaborate with external partners to achieve the best outcomes in health and wellbeing, professional development and to be able to evaluate and identify development opportunities.

Behaviours

  • Care
  • Compassion
  • Courage
  • Competence
  • Commitment

This framework is aimed at managers and senior practitioners working in health and social care.

Learners should ideally have achieved qualifications in related areas at level 3 or above.

Those with an annual wage bill of less than £3m do not pay the Apprenticeship Levy. Instead, 95% of each apprenticeship is funded by the government whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer to enhance the skills of their employee.

  • Employers are also be eligible for a £1000 incentive payment if the apprentice is aged 16 – 18.
  • Employers with less than 50 employees and where the apprentice is aged 16 – 18, the government will fund 100% of the apprentice and are eligible for a £1000 incentive payment.
  • Employers with those aged 19+ the government will continue to fund 95% of the apprenticeship programme whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer.
  • Businesses can manage this through the Apprenticeship Service online account.

 

For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.

Funding available. For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.

18 Months

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