Programme Includes

  • The indicators for good physical and mental health
  • The main types of mental health
  • Legislations, policies and ways of working; duty of care, safeguarding
  • Signs of abuse
  • Promotion of health care and support
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Person centred care, treatment and support
  • Healthcare Support Worker

    Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) work as part of a team providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals. This role includes the ability to carry out well-defined routine clinical duties like monitoring an individual’s conditions (blood pressure, weight), checking overall progress, comfort and wellbeing.

    Responsibilities may include: prepare individuals for healthcare activities carried out by other members of the healthcare team, looking after them before, during and/or after those activities in line with their care plan, carry out non-clinical duties which could include keeping records, making beds, tidying up work area, returning or cleaning the equipment used during a clinical activity.

    Typical Roles Include:

    Healthcare support worker, Healthcare assistant, Care assistant, Night care assistant, Home care support worker, Substance misuse worker