Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 3
Senior Healthcare Support Workers work alongside registered healthcare professionals to deliver high quality and compassionate health and care services. A Senior Healthcare Support Worker will provide clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic care under the direct or indirect supervision of a registered healthcare professional.
This is an occupational qualification for those who work in Senior Healthcare Support Worker roles in England or are working towards attaining this role. For this standard, one of the following occupational options will be completed:
• Adult Nursing
• Maternity Support
• Theatre Support
• Mental Health Support
• Children and Young People Support
• Allied Health Profession – Therapy Support
You will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week and will be provided with six hours off-the-job training per week by your employer to support your training and development needs.
A qualified Trainer Facilitator/ Assessor will support this development via one-to-one tutorials and observations in practice, as prearranged with you and your employer. You will undertake an End Point Assessment process with an independent end point assessor who will grade your apprenticeship achievement as Pass or Distinction.
On successful completion of this course, you could progress onto Higher Education, including a foundation degree at University Centre South Devon or higher-level study in other health or social care areas.
- You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in English
- You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in Maths
- You must also have a Care Certificate or obtain this as part of your apprenticeship programme.
Responsibilities of a Senior Healthcare Support Worker
Service improvement within the health sector
Maintaining quality standards in the health
Contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
Communicate with individuals about promoting their health and wellbeing
Plus a range of optional units specific to your specialist area
Senior Healthcare Support Workers work in a range of settings for example in a hospital, as part of a community team, in a day-case unit, birthing centre, individual’s homes, operating theatres, nursing or care homes, hospices and in general practice.
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £0.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
“I really enjoyed studying Health and Social Care. You're treated as an adult at the College and the tutors get to know you on a personal level, they are really supportive and their knowledge is invaluable. I felt as though I grew as a person during my time there, which is so important."Caitlyn Crofts