Healthcare Support Worker & Adult Social Care Worker Course
This course is designed to comply with standards 1 and 2 of the Skills for Care National Minimum Training Standards for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England
Who needs this qualification?
This qualification is specifically targeted at employees working in Care homes and Hospitals
Why is this training important?
Adequately trained staff will reduce the risk of litigation, as well as ensuring the health and safety of patients/residents. It is also a requirement under Standards one and two of the Skills for Care National Minimum Training Standards for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England
1.1. Understanding your own role
x1.1.1 Understand your main duties and responsibilities
x1.1.2 Understand the standards and codes of conduct and practice that relate to your role
x1.1.3 Be aware of how your previous experiences, attitudes and beliefs may affect the way you work
1.2. Your relationship with others
x1.2.1 Know your responsibilities to the individuals you support
x1.2.2 Understand how your relationship with individuals must be different from your personal relationships outside of work
1.3. Working in ways that have been agreed with your employer
x1.3.1 Understand your employment rights and responsibilities
x1.3.2 Be aware of the aims, objectives and values of the service in which you work
x1.3.3 Understand why it is important to work in ways that are agreed with your employer
x1.3.4 Know how to access full and up-to-date details of agreed ways of working that are relevant to
1.3.5 Know how and when to escalate any concerns you might have (whistleblowing)
1.4. Working in partnership with others
x1.4.1 Understand why it is important to work in partnership with key people, advocates and others who are significant to an individual
x1.4.2 Recognise why it is important to work in teams and in partnership with others
x1.4.3 Be aware of behaviours, attitudes and agreed ways of working that can help improve partnershipswith others
2.1. Produce a personal development plan
x2.1.1 Know where you can get support for your personal development
x2.1.2 Be aware of how others can help to review and prioritise your learning needs and development opportunities
x2.1.3 Understand why feedback from others is important in helping to develop and improve the way you work
x2.1.4 Know how to record the progress you make in relation to your personal development plan
2.2. Use learning opportunities and ‘reflective practice’ to contribute to
x2.2.1 Know the functional level of literacy, numeracy and communication skills necessary to carry out your role
x2.2.2 Be aware of ways to check your current level of literacy, numeracy and communication skills
x2.2.3 Understand the importance of reflective practice to continuously improve the quality of the service you provide
x2.2.4 Know how to measure your own knowledge, performance and understanding against relevant standards
x2.2.5 Be aware of the learning opportunities available to you and how you can use them to improve the way you work
x2.2.6 Know how to measure whether a learning activity has improved your knowledge, skills and understanding
x2.2.7 Understand the importance of your own continuing professional development
The Course is 3 Hours duration and will be delivered at your own premises or at a convenient off site location. Delegates will receive a Handout Pack and Course Outline for use on the day Delegates will also receive a Certificate of attendance within a week of the event. All courses are fully evaluated using our own documentation but in-house evaluation methods can be used if preferred.
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Our training courses can be provided though out the UK.