Lead adult care worker apprenticeship

Look after vulnerable adults within their own homes, day care centres, residential and nursing homes and other healthcare settings

A lead adult care worker apprenticeship places you on the frontline in the care industry. As a lead adult care worker, you’ll help adults to achieve their personal goals and live independently. You will provide supervision, leadership, and guidance, ensuring individuals have control and choice in their lives. You could specialise in areas like mental health or dementia care. During a lead adult care worker apprenticeship, you’ll make a positive impact on individuals facing various challenges, ensuring their independence and dignity are maintained. Leading care delivery, you’ll improve the health and well-being of those under your care. Lead adult care workers might also oversee other care workers, and are accountable for maintaining standards. During your apprenticeship, you might work in various settings, including residential homes or day centres. Key attributes include care, compassion, courage, effective communication, competence, and commitment to putting the person first.


Duration: 18 months

Entry requirements for the lead adult care worker apprenticeship: Disclosure and Barring Service check

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £24,000 per annum

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