Health & Social Care Apprenticeships

Adult Care Worker

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Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

This standard cover both Adult Care Workers and Personal Assistants. Personal assistants do the same job as an Adult Care Worker and work directly for one individual usually within their own home. Working with people, feeling passionate about supporting and enabling them to live a more independent and fulfilling life is a rewarding and worthwhile job that provides excellent career opportunities.

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Upon completion of this Apprenticeship, you will qualify with a Level 2 Adult Care Apprenticeship and Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English, with the opportunity to progress to Level 2. You will have already completed your Care Certificate and will achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Care.

The duration of the apprenticeship is: 12-18 months.

You may work in one of the following job roles:

  • Healthcare support worker
  • Healthcare assistant
  • Care assistant
  • Personal assistant
  • Relief team worker
  • Night care assistant
  • Support worker – supported living
  • Residential, domiciliary or day services
  • Home care support worker
  • Substance misuse worker
  • Mental health support or outreach worker
  • Re-enablement worker
  • Activity coordinator