Early intervention practitioner (level 4)
Provide intervention services early in identified cases.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to higher national certificate (HNC).
- Typical duration
- 18 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Care services
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Assistant Senior Care worker
- Assistant Social Worker
- Childrens Centre Staff
- Early Help Practitioner
- Early Intervention Advisor
- Early Intervention Alcohol Case Worker
- Early Intervention and Prevention Worker
- Family Support Worker
- Lead Reablement Worker
- Pastoral and School Inclusion Officer
- Typical job titles vary according to organisation but may include
- Violence Prevention Worker
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Manage early intervention caseloads in line with organisational policies and procedures and relevant national and local priorities.
- Assess, manage and respond to risk in their own area of responsibility.
- Provide individuals and professional partners with appropriate tools and information to help them make informed choices to access support relevant to their needs.
- Work collaboratively with individuals, their wider network and partner agencies, providing professional challenge when necessary.
- Use appropriate observation, questioning, problem solving and analysis techniques when undertaking assessments for early intervention.
- Apply organisational health, safety, equality and welfare procedures when managing caseloads to ensure the welfare of self, clients, their wider network and professional partners.
- Apply relevant theories and evidence-based strategies in own role.
- Manage multiple cases within own role, to meet individual and or family's needs
- Prioritise interventions based on presenting needs
- Produce detailed and, accurate records that meet organisational and legislative requirements
- Use appropriate techniques to build and maintain professional relationships that help to ensure needs of individual cases are met.
- Use digital technologies where appropriate within own role.
- Work independently as a practitioner within the wider team context, drawing on direction and support when needed.
- Provide impartial information, advice and guidance in a format that meets the needs of the individual.
- Use professional judgement to understand the complexities of a situation and make appropriate decisions.
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