This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualized service planning and delivery.
Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Nurse’s Aide, Personal Care Giver, Residential Care Officer, Care Team Leader.
There are no entry requirements for this course however, there are mandatory clinical placement requirements which need to be met.
UNITS of COMPETENCY
|Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
|Facilitate the empowerment of older people
|Coordinate services for older people
|Implement interventions with older people at risk
|Provide support to people living with dementia
|Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
|Meet personal support needs
|Support independence and wellbeing
|Support relationships with carers and families
|Work with diverse people
|Manage legal and ethical compliance
|Deliver care services using a palliative approach
|Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
|Recognise healthy body systems
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
|Coordinate client directed services
|Follow basic food safety practices