Maternity and paediatric support apprenticeship

The Maternity and paediatric support apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting maternity and paediatric professionals.

Various support roles (for example healthcare support worker, healthcare assistant, maternity support worker, paediatric support worker) work alongside maternity and paediatric professionals – such as doctors, midwives, nurses and allied health professionals – to provide patient care in a range of settings including clinics, people’s homes and hospitals.

Designed as a work-based programme this Advanced apprenticeship includes qualifications at Level 3. The duration for completion of the apprenticeship is 18 months depending on age, prior experience and learning.

Level:

Advanced (Level 3)

Starting salary:

£16,800– £19,600

Job roles:

Healthcare support worker, Maternity support worker, Paediatric support worker

Issuing Authority:

Skills for Health – www.skillsforhealth.org.uk