The Level 2 Adult Care Worker is suited for a range of job titles, including: Care Assistant, Care Worker, Support Worker, Personal Assistant, Relief Team Worker, Support Worker, Key Worker in Residential Settings, Key Worker in Domiciliary Services, Key Worker in Day Services, Home Care Support Worker, Substance Misuse Worker, Learning Disability Support Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Mental Health Outreach Worker and Re-enablement Worker.
Adult Care Workers are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. Learners need to have the right values and behaviours developing competencies and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support.
These are personal attributes and behaviours expected from all Adult Care Workers carrying out their roles. Individuals should be caring, compassionate, committed and demonstrate effective communication skills in the workplace.
Learners without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and maths prior to completion of their apprenticeship.
End Point Assessment Process
The Level 2 Adult Care Worker qualification consists of two assessment methods:
- Situational Judgement Test
- Professional Discussion
The performance in the Learners End Point Assessment will determine their overall apprenticeship standard and grade.