Course Code: SN00011 Senior Healthcare Support Worker - Advanced Apprenticeship Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Enquire now Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Enquire now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummarySenior Healthcare Support Workers help registered practitioners deliver healthcare services to people. As an experienced support worker, you carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner. You provide high quality, compassionate healthcare, following standards, policies or protocols and always acting within the limits of your competence. You may work in a range of services such as hospital, community, health or day care unit, birth centre or midwifery-led unit, someone’s home, operating theatre, nursing or care home, assessment centre, hospice, school, prison, GP surgery, charity or voluntary organisation; working in partnership with individuals, families, carers and other service providers. This course lasts between 18 and 24 months. , Entry RequirementsThere are no mandatory . Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good numeracy and literacy skills. You need to be at least 16 years old, and working a minimum of 30 hours per week in a related occupation. Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this. Values: You will be caring and compassionate, honest, conscientious and committed Behaviours: You will treat people with dignity, respecting individual's diversity, beliefs, culture, needs, values, privacy and preferences, show respect and empathy for those you work with, have the courage to challenge areas of concern and work to best practice, be adaptable, reliable and consistent, show discretion, show resilience and self-awareness and show supervisory leadership. Industry Placement and Field TripsLearners should be at least 16 years old and in, or about to commence, employment in a new or changed job role for a minimum of 30 hours per week. Where an employer cannot offer 30 hours per week of employment due to working practices, the duration of the Apprenticeship must be increased relative to the reduction in hours. Learning and Teaching MethodsA variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Other Costs and Equipment NeededThere may be an employer contribution of 10% needed towards the total cost of the apprenticeship. Students or employers are required to pay for a DBS check. B&FC will cover your learning materials including access to an electronic portfolio. Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and ProgressionAfter a period of working and gaining experience, you may be able to work towards an Assistant Practitioner or Nursing Associate post or, providing you meet the , apply to university to become a registered healthcare practitioner.