New and Essential

The best possible start for new workers, and all the essentials needed to keep you updated and refreshed.

Care Certificate (Knowledge) & Level 2 Medication Handling and Administration for Care Settings RQF  (Combined Course)

DURATION

4 Days
Virtual Supported Study

Give your new workers a great start to their careers covering all the Care Certificate (Knowledge) Standards (except Basic Life Support, Standard 12) and the Skills for Care approved and nationally recognised Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Medication Handling and Administration for Care Settings (RQF).  Both courses follow National Minimum Standards Requirements and CQC guidelines and are evidenced by completed workbooks.

Outcome – candidates receive a nationally recognised HABC Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Medication Handling and Administration for Care Settings (RQF) and Social Works Ltd Certificate for the Care Certificate Knowledge Standards

Fully Funded*

Care Certificate (Knowledge)

DURATION

1 Days
Virtual Supported Study

Your staff will go through all they need to know to complete their Care Certificate (Knowledge) Standards (except Basic Life Support, Standard 12). This is a far better cost effective, interactive option than standard online programmes, evidenced by a completed workbook and led/supported by an experienced tutor who will be able to answer all your learners’ questions about starting to work in care.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£120 + VAT per learner

Care Staff Holistic Refresher Course

DURATION

1 Day
Virtual Supported Study

Updates experienced workers on their core learning needs and essential areas of practice. The course builds upon the foundations of the Care Certificate and covers the role & duties of the care worker, equality, diversity & working in a person-cantered way, working with people with a variety of conditions and illnesses (including learning disabilities, dementia and mental ill-health), privacy, dignity, positive communication & handling information, fluids and nutrition, safeguarding, health & fire safety, infection control, storing and administering medication, healthy diets, hydration and essential nutrition.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£70 + VAT per learner

Medication Awareness –
Introduction /Refresher

DURATION

½ Day
Virtual Supported Study

Ideal as a basic introduction or refresher. Candidates will gain a good basic understanding of relevant legislation, procedures for the safe administration & storage of medication and gain under-pinning knowledge of medication issues to put into practice.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£40 + VAT per learner

Safer Moving and Handling of People in Social Care –
Introduction /Refresher

DURATION

½ Day
Virtual Supported Study

Ideal for those whose job role consists of moving of adults, this course will develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively in any care or NHS setting. Course covers legislation and regulations, employer and employee duties, Musculoskeletal disorders, risks, back anatomy, making an assessment, lifting and lowering guidance, handling aids and assessment. Please note we cannot conduct face-to-face practical assessments on this course.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£40 + VAT per learner

Safeguarding Adults –
Basic Awareness

DURATION

½ Day
Virtual Supported Study

This course is for customer-facing, front-line and support staff, who need a basic
awareness of safeguarding adults. It covers legislation, safeguarding in the context of Covid 19, recognising signs of danger, concern & abuse, reducing the likelihood of abuse, report concerns, the Referral/Alert process and what happens after concerns are reported.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£40 + VAT per learner

Safeguarding for Managers –
Investigation, Reporting and Recording

DURATION

1 Day
Virtual Supported Study

This course is for managers in a variety of roles needing a more in-depth understanding of safeguarding for adults. Content includes: principles of safeguarding, concern reporting, investigation using the principles and legal framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, DoLS and Care Act 2014, the importance of safety, mitigation of risk, delivering user defined outcomes, making safeguarding person-centred, enabling participation & advocates, taking initial records, evidence gathering, the role of safeguarding leads, Safeguarding Adults Boards, preserving forensic evidence and the role of recording, case chronologies.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£70 + VAT per learner

Infection Control and prevention (inc. Covid 19) –
Introduction /Refresher

DURATION

½ Day
Virtual Supported Study

The course is aimed at anyone who needs to be aware of keeping infection under
control in adult social care settings. The course covers Covid 19 and Coronaviruses, breaking the chain of Infection, effective hand washing, use of Personal Protective Equipment, reducing the risk of Infection, dealing with spillages, control of waste & sharps, management & workers responsibilities, policies, procedures & precautions, legislation & regulations and risk assessments.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£40 + VAT per learner

Basic Life Support –
Care Certificate Standard 12

DURATION

½ Day
Virtual Supported Study

This training is part of the Care certificate which is required for all new staff working in an adult social care or health care setting in a CQC regulated service. Our training covers initial assessment and primary survey of a casualty, airway maintenance & breathing, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), confidentiality and record keeping. Please note we cannot conduct face-to-face practical assessments on this course.

Outcome – Certificate of attendance by Social Works Ltd

£40 + VAT per learner

*To access Skills for Care Workforce Development Funding you will need to engage with the ASC Workforce Data Set (previously known as the NMDS-SC) and join a local employer partnership.

These are just our most popular courses, for anything not listed here please contact us and look at our Management, Diplomas, and Specialist, training pages