Working in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or
some clinical healthcare settings; Lead Adult Care Workers are frontline staff
who work with adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals
and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control
and choice in their lives.
You will have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership,
guidance and direction for others, or will work autonomously, exercising
judgement and accountability.
You will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those
receiving care and support.
You will study a range of topics including:
- Job Role, Tasks and Responsibilities
- Values, Behaviours, Respect, Dignity and Human Rights
- Health and Wellbeing
- Professional Working and Development
- Behaviours including the 6Cs: Care, Compassion, Courage, Communication,
Competence and Compassion
- Effective Handling of Information in Care Settings
- Personal Development in Care Settings
- Person-centred Approaches in Care Settings
- Equality and Inclusion
- Duty of Care in Care Settings
- Promote Safeguarding and Protection in Care Settings
You will be assessed in employment and at College using various assessment
methods such as:
- Witness Statements
- Work Product and Reflective Practice
Your End-Point Assessment
(EPA) will consist of a;
- Knowledge Test
- Professional Discussion which is underpinned by a Portfolio of
Higher and degree level qualifications in care.