This course is the starting point for your new role as a health care assistant or adult social care worker.
This course aligns with objectives as defined in the understand your role portion of the Care Certificate. The Care Certificate is issued at your employer’s discretion, and additional in-person or organization-specific training may be required on this topic.
The role of a healthcare assistant and adult social care worker brings you into contact with some of the most important parts of people’s everyday lives. Your work will have an impact on health, wellbeing, and quality of life for each and every person you support. This is a big responsibility, but most people agree it is the most rewarding work they have ever done.
This course is the starting point for your new role as a healthcare assistant or adult social care worker. You will learn about core aspects of this role, including the many skills that are needed to provide quality care, what it means to work in agreed ways, and some of your key rights and responsibilities as an employee. Finally, you will learn about building and maintaining healthy relationships with the people you support and working in partnership with others.