Level 2

Level two jobs involve working directly with individuals and assisting them with their day-to-day needs. Jobs at this level include:

  • Care / Support Worker
    Supporting people with personal care (e.g. washing and dressing) and helping them to stay independent in their own homes (e.g. helping with domestic chores). Good support will include asking the person how they want to be supported and offering as much choice and independence as the person can manage.  This could be in various workplace settings in the community. Find out more about this care support worker 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, Support Services or Clinical Skills – usually at level 2 or 3.

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

If you are over 16 years of age, you may be able to apply for an apprenticeship.

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