Senior 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 eg hospital, community, health or day case 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.
Course Duration: 18 months
As part of the application process you must ensure you have the following. Please Note: you will not be able to commence the programme without these requirements.
- Care Certificate
- Prior experience as a support worker
You also need to ensure that you are:
- A permanent employee of the organisation
- 100% compliant with statutory and mandatory training
- Hold an enhanced clinical level DBS clearance
- Fully supported by your Line Manager and Divisional Lead