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An Intermediate Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience while being paid to do so. Along with functional and personal skills that are needed for your immediate job and future career you will learn through a mix of project based learning in the workplace, formal off the job training, and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.

Adult Care Workers are frontline staff whom work in care is to make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Staff who care and support to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person's own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

An Intermediate Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience while being paid to do so. Along with functional and personal skills that are needed for your immediate job and future career you will learn through a mix of project based learning in the workplace, formal off the job training, and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.

Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) work as part of a team providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals. You will carry out well-defined routine clinical duties such as: monitoring an individual's conditions, checking blood pressure, temperature or weight, or checking on their overall progress, comfort and wellbeing.

Depending on where you work, you may also help them with fluid & nutrition intake and or personal care.  You will 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. You will also carry out non-clinical duties and, depending on where you work, this could include things like keeping records, making beds, tidying up your work area, returning or cleaning the equipment used during a clinical activity. You will be able to address straightforward problems in your day to day work, reporting concerns and changes to the appropriate person in a timely manner.  HCSWs work in a range of healthcare settings and your team may include workers from both health and social care. Healthcare settings may include hospitals, community clinics or health centres, individuals' homes, nursing/care homes, hospices, mental health settings and GP surgeries. You will report to a registered healthcare practitioner who will directly or indirectly supervise your work.

Managing Safely is designed for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation.

 

Delegates will gain the knowledge and tools to tackle the safety and health issues they are are responsible for.  Managing Safely makes a powerful case for safety and health being an integral part of day-to-day management and business.

 

This course is to be delivered at West Suffolk College by a very experienced and qualified tutor.   

 

Course will run on 12, 13 & 16 September 2022 with assessment on the final day.

 

Course cost to include all accreditation and certification costs and a course manual.

The Pharmacy Services Assistant (PSA) works under the supervision of a Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, or other accountable healthcare professional. The PSA provides a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams. The PSA supports the delivery of pharmacy services in a variety of pharmacy environments.

A PSA will be involved in supporting the supply, preparation and assembly of medicines and products; issuing them to patients and other healthcare professionals and assisting in providing advice to patients to help them to make effective use of their medicines. They will be responsible for ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal and return. They will have an understanding of healthy lifestyle choices and relevant screening services. They will understand and work to standard operating procedures (SOPs), a set of step-by-step instructions compiled by their organisation to help staff carry out routine operations. SOPs aim to achieve efficiency, quality output and uniformity of performance, while reducing miscommunication and failure to comply with pharmacy regulations.

An Intermediate Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme. It allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience while being paid to do so. Along with functional and personal skills that are needed for your immediate job and future career you will learn through a mix of project based learning in the workplace, formal off the job training, and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.


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