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The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker
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Overview - The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

This course aims to provide learners with an increased understanding of the nature of working relationships within health and social care, as well as raise awareness of the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer and working in partnerships with others.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Define working relationships in health and social care
  • Describe how to work in ways that are agreed with your employer
  • Describe how to work in partnership with others

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following units on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

For a full list of qualifications in which these units are mandatory please click here:

For more information about this or any of our other courses mapped to the QCF please contact us on the details provided below.

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Understanding Working Relationships in Health and Social Care
  • Be Able To Work in Ways That Are Agreed With The Employer
  • Be Able To Work In Partnership With Others


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.


Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This module is targeted primarily at those who are interested in or new to working in social care settings and need to learn more about the role of a health and social care worker, this includes, Home Support Workers, Day Care Assistants, Residential Care Staff, Personal Assistants and Informal Carers.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Very easy to understand and follow.
VC 17/07/2013

I needed that module to get more knowledge of how to be when working in Social care environment. I gained more understanding of course
MB 06/06/2014

How it Works

This is a general guide to how the system works; if you want a more detailed guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

£30.00 + VAT

LMS - Track and record multiple learners

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On average this course contributes 1 - 2 hours towards your CPD


Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Corporate Purchasers

If you have 10 or more learners and want to track their progress or, for details of how we can help you with a corporate e-learning solution, please contact us


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