Healthcare support workers can perform vital roles in Healthcare delivery across both primary and secondary care by providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals.
Key qualities required to become a health care support worker include: treating people with dignity; respecting individual’s diversity, beliefs, culture and values; showing respect and empathy for those you work with; being adaptable, reliable and consistent and showing discretion, resilience and self-awareness.
You will follow the relevant standards, policies and protocols used in your workplace, including the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Worker and Adult Social Care Workers in England.
Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeships enable people to be recruited into the organisation, and provide the start of a progression pathway into the registered professions.
Our apprenticeship will offer you a rewarding and worthwhile job with excellent career opportunities in a range of healthcare settings, to include hospitals, community clinics or health centres, individuals’ homes, nursing/care homes, hospices, mental health settings and GP surgeries. You will report to a registered healthcare practitioner who will directly or indirectly supervise your work.
Our Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship will offer you a rewarding and worthwhile job with excellent career opportunities, and the chance to:
Our flexible and bespoke courses are designed to meet the different needs of employers and apprentices, with tailored delivery methods including:
|Duration||12 - 18 Months|
|Start Date||Starting employment as an apprentice can occur throughout the year however the start-date for attending college for training, where required, will be communicated post-employment and sign-up|
|Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)||£3,000|
|Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)||£300|
|What will this cost my Business?|
Non-levy paying employers will need to contribute 10% of the maximum funding band as published by the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of training and assessment for their apprenticeship. Levy paying employers will pay the full cost of the agreed funding band using their Digital Apprenticeship account.
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Apprenticeship Funding Bands
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