The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

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Course Overview

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 Virtual College 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.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered in this Virtual College 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


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, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience

This course 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.