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Role of a Health Visitor and Social Worker in Early Years Childminding
Role of a Health Visitor and Social Worker in Early Years Childminding

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Health visitors are qualified nurses, who have been additionally trained to work with specific groups in the community. A social worker is a person qualified with a degree in social work and is employed by the local authority to perform various duties around keeping children safe. In your role, you will encounter both of these.

This course will cover what exactly health visitors and social worker do, respectively, and the responsibilities both of them have to support children.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To understand what a health visitor is
  2. To understand what a social worker is
  3. To learn about the responsibilities that come with both jobs
  4. To find out about the different ways that health visitors and social workers support people in their times of need

This course ensures your practice is in line with the requirements of the Childcare Act 2006 (the Act), as amended by the Children and Families Act 2014. It will also support your continuous professional development and enable you to keep well informed and up-to-date with current practice.

Should you wish to discuss your training needs based on the children in your care, please call 0800 774 787.

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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