Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Apprenticeship - Pathway Group

Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Apprenticeship

“Managing teams of frontline carers to look after vulnerable adults with care needs.”

The aim of the Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Apprenticeship is to ensure you gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.

Establishing a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level.

A Lead Practitioner has a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of particular conditions being experienced by the user of services.

Developing specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibilities which will allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare and assistive technology.

The duration of this apprenticeship programme is typically 18 months.

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