Lead Practitioner Adult Care Apprenticeship Level 4

Lead Practitioners in Adult Care are senior care workers who provide frontline leadership and supervision to ensure adults with care and support needs achieve personal goals and live independently and safely.

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Lead Practitioners in Adult Care provide supervision, frontline leadership, guidance, and direction for others.

Key Facts:

  • Qualification: Apprentices are required to complete a Level 4 Diploma
  • Duration: 18 Months
  • Off-the-job training: 6 hours a week (minimum)
  • NCFE CACHE L4: Diploma in Adult Care
  • Functional Skills: Level 2 English and maths

Apprenticeship Overview:

Apprentices in the Lead Practitioner Adult Care Apprenticeship will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences in the lives of individuals facing physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges. They will achieve a high level of self-development within the care team, contributing to, promoting, and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level. Apprentices will develop specialist skills and knowledge in their areas of responsibility, allowing them to lead in aspects such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare, and assistive technology. They will act as coaches and mentors to others and play a key role in assessing performance and quality of care delivery.

Here are the next steps towards the Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Apprenticeship Level 4:

Become an Apprentice and start learning with Smart:

It’s easy to start learning with Smart and become an Apprentice. If you’re interested in starting an Apprenticeship with us, you can email us, call us on 01983 475006 or use our live chat.

Hire an Apprentice or upskill your existing staff:

If you’d like to hire an apprentice or learn more about training your existing staff, you can email us, call us on 01983 475006 or use our live chat.

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