Qualification and Programme Overview
This programme aims to provide additional knowledge and skills required to provide person-centred or relationship-centred care and support to people with complex needs.
The programme includes both recognising and developing the following competencies in your staff:
- Working collaboratively with members of a multi-disciplinary team and the whānau and family of a person with complex needs to support the person’s health and wellbeing.
- Supporting registered health professionals by carrying out delegated clinical tasks in a health or wellbeing setting.
- Applying knowledge of health or wellbeing conditions and organisational processes to implement culturally appropriate person-centred/relationship-centred approaches to
care for and support a person with complex needs in a health and wellbeing setting.
- Communicating effectively in a culturally appropriate manner, including preparing and delivering reports and recording information as required by the organisation, and
engaging in challenging conversations, in a health or wellbeing setting.
- Applying leadership skills in a health or wellbeing setting by formal or informal mentoring
and/or coaching of colleagues.
Careerforce also offers an apprenticeship programme that leads to the awarding of the same qualification.
Check eligibility for free enrolment
Trainees may be eligible for Fees Free training. To find out more and to learn how to check for eligibility, see our Fees Free page.
What is the pre-requisite to enrol?
Applications for this qualification will need to provide evidence of the following:
- New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) or an equivalent qualification or experience in the health and wellbeing sectors.
- Complete the entry requirements form for the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4) (Advanced Care and Support).