As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control. By providing leadership, guidance and direction at the frontline of care delivery, you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support.
The Lead Adult Care role has increased responsibility at Level 3, and apprentices may develop into key worker or support worker roles, which mean that they may have more autonomy or responsibility than an adult care worker.
Lead Adult Care Workers job roles are varied and determined by the type of service being provided and the person supported, but may include work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings.
Do you feel passionate about caring and supporting people, and enabling them to live a more independent and fulfilling life?
Our Apprenticeship in Adult Care 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:
Starting employment as an apprentice can occur throughout the year. However, the start date for attending college for training, where required, or if delivered online, when sessions begin, will vary depending on the type of apprenticeship and will be communicated post-employment and sign-up.
|Duration||12 - 24 months|
|Campus / Adult Skills Centre||Colchester Campus|
|Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)||£3,000|
|Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)||£150|
All fees, prices and funding information shown on this page are for courses starting in the 2022-23 academic year unless stated otherwise, and are correct at the time of entering/printing information, however these may be subject to change due to factors outside of our control. The College cannot accept legal or financial liability as a result of any such changes.
Courses fees are generally not confirmed for September until June / July due to the above factors.
The course information describes programmes offered by Colchester Institute. The College takes all reasonable steps to provide courses as described, but cannot guarantee provision. The information is for guidance and does not form any part of a contract.
The College reserves the right to update and amend information as and when necessary. Colchester Institute will do its best to provide the courses shown, but may have to modify or withdraw a course depending on customer demand and other factors.