Health and Social Care apprenticeships with IPS will help you gain the qualifications to take you into a variety of highly rewarding health-related professions including care work and nursing.
Our qualifications cover a wide range of learning options relating to the skills the learner is looking to gain. Subjects include:
● Safeguarding and protection
● Health and safety
● Handling information
● Understanding mental wellbeing and mental health
● Dementia Awareness
● Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
● Working with individuals with learning disabilities
● Working with individuals with physical disabilities
Health and Social Care
Level 2 Standard – Adult Care Worker
Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours to demonstrate competencies and skills to provide high-quality, compassionate care and support. They are 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 the control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person-centred care. Job roles are varied, determined by and relevant to the type of service being provided and the person supported. Our Level 2 Apprentice can train for a variety of roles in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres and some clinical healthcare settings.
Level 3 Standard – Lead Adult Care Worker
Lead Adult Care Workers are tasked with the challenge of making a positive difference in someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. They are expected to exercise judgment and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity, and control. By providing leadership, guidance, and direction at the front line of care delivery, the lead care worker is instrumental in improving the health and well-being of those receiving care and support. Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers.
Level 2 Standard – Healthcare Support Worker
The primary role of a Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker is providing high-quality and compassionate health and social care for a wide range of people. Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) work as part of a team providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals, carrying out well-defined routine clinical duties like monitoring an individual’s conditions (by checking things like blood pressure, temperature or weight), checking on their overall progress, comfort and wellbeing. They prepare individuals for healthcare activities carried out by other members of the healthcare team, looking after them before, during and after those activities in line with their care plan. They also carry out non-clinical duties and, depending on where they work; this could include things like keeping records, making beds, tidying up your work area, returning or cleaning the equipment used during a clinical activity.
Level 3 Standard -Senior Healthcare Support Worker
The primary role of a Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker is to help registered practitioners deliver healthcare services to people. Providing high-quality and compassionate specialist health and social care for a range of people. As an experienced support worker, they carry out a variety of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner, providing high quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of their competence. May work in a range of services, e.g. hospital, community, health or day case 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; working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers.
Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship
The higher apprenticeship provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage and lead others in a health and social care setting. This course covers aspects such as safeguarding and protection, managing care services, as well as developing best practice and policy. Entrants to the higher apprenticeship will be a manager or someone with responsibility for the management of the organisation.
Level 2 – Cleaning and Support Services
The role of a cleaner is essential in any business. A hotel chain may be luxurious with the most welcoming staff, but if there is mould in the bathrooms, this will be what the guests remember. Cleanliness is a first, and lasting, impression. Properly educating cleaners and following the correct protocols is crucial. This Framework Level 2 qualification will suit you if you’re a more experienced cleaner and need to broaden your skills or specialise in one or more areas such as floors or windows.
Contact our Business Development team to speak to one of our experienced consultants who can help discuss your training and recruitment needs.
IPS Apprenticeships will ensure your apprenticeship position is effectively advertised, posting your vacancy on platforms such as the DirectGov Find an Apprenticeship website. We will shortlist and suggest suitable applicants to you, saving your company the headache of recruitment.
Once you have recruited your apprentice, IPS will help the individual to achieve their qualification, building the skills necessary for your business.
IPS also offer commercial training courses for companies looking to upskill their staff. Our sister website contains details for all of our Health and Social Care training courses including information about our diverse range of distance courses. Please click here to find out more.
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