Health and Social Care


Sysco Business Skills Academy have significant experience in the health and social care sector. Sysco are at the forefront of developments in the Apprenticeship programme and are one of the first training providers to offer the new Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Standards. At Sysco we offer a range of accredited and non-accredited training packages tailored to suit your individual requirements.
We have included below information relating to the new Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Standards developed for the sector by: Woodford Homecare; Barchester Healthcare; CareTech; Creative Support; GDMA Group; Hand in Hands; Hendra Healthcare (Ludlow) Limited; Hertfordshire County Council; Housing and Care 21; Oxfordshire County Council; Surrey County Council; West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL)
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Health and Social Care Training - Apprenticeship Standards


Sysco Business Skills Academy are now delivering the new Apprenticeship standards in Customer Service. The Apprenticeship Standards are programmes of learning and development that have been designed by employers. They offer flexibility in the delivery of Health and Social Care training, and are intended to increase the effectiveness of outcomes for apprentices and employers. The Apprenticeship Standards have been developed to attract new talent into the sector, to upskill existing staff, and to assist organisations and staff to prepare and develop their skills and behaviours.
Sysco Business Skills Academy is one of the first training providers in the UK to deliver the Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Standards. Delivery is designed entirely to suit the needs of both employer and learner including blended learning solutions. We deliver the complete learning and development programmes for the new Health and Social Care Apprenticeship Standards at Level 2 Adult Care Practitioner and Level 3 Lead Adult Care Practitioner.
Health and Social Care Training - Apprenticeship Standard: Adult Care Worker (click for more info)

Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. They are the front line 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 which is at the heart of person centred care.
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.
Health and Social Care Training - Apprenticeship Standard: Lead Adult Care Worker (click for more info)

As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control. By providing leadership, guidance and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support.
Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers. This exercising of autonomy and accountability means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours. Lead Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings.

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