Level 3 - Senior Care & Support Roles

Level three jobs are more senior and usually require previous experience and a certain level of training. Jobs at this level include:

  • Senior Care and Support Worker
    The same job as a care worker but with additional duties (e.g. front line staff supervision, monitoring of care workers and care assistants) or with additional responsibilities for a particular area of the work (e.g. infection prevention lead or end of life lead within the service). More about this job.
  • Team Leader / Front Line Manager
    Responsible for the day-to-day provision of social care services. This means supporting staff and ensuring the standard of care delivered is always high. More about this job.
  • Assistant Practitioner
    Supporting role alongside qualified healthcare professionals. More about this job.
  • Health Care Assistant
    Supporting role in hospitals or community settings, such as GP surgeries, under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional. More about this job.

Each job gives you the opportunity to train within the workplace. Your employer will identify what training you need and offer support. Qualifications include Awards, Certificates or Diplomas in Health and Social Care or Clinical Skills – usually at level 3 or 4.

Your employer will normally access training through local colleges and private training organisations, some larger employers deliver their own training and qualifications.

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