SVQ Healthcare Support (Clinical) level 3

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Mandatory Units

FN94 04 (103 KB) GEN 98  Promote effective communication in a healthcare environment 
FN95 04 (109 KB) GEN 96  Maintain health and safety and security practices within a health setting 
DK57 04 (124 KB) HSC33  Reflect on and develop your practice 

Group A


FP0F 04 (116 KB) END2  Provide information on endoscopic procedures to individuals 
FP0G 04 (115 KB) END7  Prepare individuals for endoscopy procedures 
FP0H 04 (116 KB) END8  Position individuals during endoscopic procedures 
FP0J 04 (110 KB)  END9  Assist colleagues during endoscopic procedures 
FP0K 04 (117 KB)  END20  Provide care for individuals recovering after endoscopic procedures 
FP0L 04 (102 KB) END21  Reprocess endoscopy equipment 


FP7T 04 (101 KB) PCS13  Prepare and dress for scrubbed clinical roles 
FP7V 04 (106 KB) PCS2  Contribute to the safe use of medical devices in the perioperative environment 
FP7W 04 (127 KB) PCS23  Assist in the transfer and positioning of patients within the perioperative environment 
DN9Y 04 (117 KB) PCS5  Assist in the support and monitoring of patients within the perioperative care environment 
FP7X 04 (102 KB)  PCS6  Measure and record patients' body fluid 
FP7Y 04 (128 KB) PCS7  Assist the registered practitioner in the delivery of perioperative care 
FP80 04 (115 KB) PCS24  Perform the non-scrubbed circulating role for perioperative procedures 
FP81 04 (102 KB) PCS10  Carry out delegated activities in receiving, handling and dispatching clinical specimens 
FP82 04 (120 KB) PCS25  Carry out delegated activities int he anaesthetic environment/Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) 

Perioperative CPD

DP0D 04 (115 KB) PCS14  Perpare surgical instrumentation and supplementary items for the surgical team 
DN9V 04 (109 KB)  PCS15  Assist in the preparation of patients for operative and clinically invasive procedures  
FP83 04 (130 KB) PCS16  Provide surgical instrumentation and items for the surgical team and maintain the sterile field 
DP0H 04 (106 KB) PCS17  Receive and handle clinical specimens within the sterile field 
DP0E 04 (113 KB) PCS18  Prepare, apply and attach dressings, wound supports and drains to patients 
FP84 04 (97 KB) PCS19  Prepare equipment for intra-operative blood salvage collection 
FP85 04 (113 KB) PCS20  Operate equipment for intra-operative blood salvage and collection 
FP86 04 (106 KB) PCS21  Prepare equipment for processing intra-operative blood salvage collection 
FP87 04 (111 KB) PCS22  Operate and monitor equipment for processing intra-operative salvaged blood and complete salvaged blood processing 

Allied Health

FP0M 04 (113 KB) CHS136  Assist in the implementation of programmes and treatments with individuals who have severely restricted movement/mobility 
FP0N 04 (119 KB) CHS138  Assist in the implementation of mobility and movement programmes for individuals to restore optimum movement and functional independence 
F05W 04 (123 KB) CHS139  Implement hydrotherapy programmes for individuals and groups 
FP0P 04 (117 KB) CHS223  Fit healthcare equipment, medical devices, assistive technology, or products meet individuals' clinical needs 
FP0R 04 (114 KB) CME3  Enable individuals to use assistive devices and assistive technology 
F04P 04 (115 KB) CHS143  Assist others to test individuals' abilities before planning exercise and physical activities 
FP0T 04 (108 KB) CHS 144  Deliver exercise sessions to improve individuals' health and wellbeing 
FP0V 04 (110 KB) GEN75  Collaborate in the assessment of the need for, and the provision of, environmental and social support in the community 
DK8G 04 (134 KB) HSC344  Support individuals to retain, regain and develop the skills to manage their lives and environment 
DK37 04 (129 KB) HSC351  Plan, agree and implement development activities to meet individual needs 
DK87 04 (158 KB) HSC345  Support individuals to manage their financial affairs 
F05H 04 (121 KB) MH33  Enable individuals with mental health needs to access housing and accommodation 
F05C 04 (112 KB) MH34  Enable housing and accommodation services to support individuals with mental health needs 
F075 04 (115 KB) CHS145  Provide support to individuals to manage their body weight 
FP0W 04 (114 KB)  CHS146  Monitor individuals' progress in relation to managing their body weight and nutrition 
FP0X 04 (121 KB) CHS147  Administer oral nutritional products to individuals 
F072 04 (119 KB) CHS148  Provide information and advice to individuals on eating to maintain optimum nutritional status 
F066 04 (121 KB) CHS149  Monitor and review individual's progress in realtion to maintaining optimum nutritional status 
FP0Y 04 (103 KB) CHS154  Develop and prepare speech and language therapy resources for use by individuals who use alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) 
FP10 04 (106 KB) CHS155  Assist and support individuals to use alternative and augmentative communication systems (AAC) 
FP11 04 (104 KB) CHS156  Develop activities and materials to enable individuals to achieve specified communication goals 
FL8W 04 (114 KB) CHS157  Provide support to individuals to develop their communication skills 
F05F 04 (104 KB) CHS158  Enable individuals from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds to access Speech and Language Therapy services 
F054 04 (72 KB) GEN84  Contribute to the planning and evaluation of learning activities 
FP12 04 (112 KB) GEN85  Support individuals with communication and interaction difficulties
FP13 04 (116 KB) GEN86  Support individuals with cognition and learning difficulties 
DK41 04 (73 KB)(160 KB) HSC35  Promote choice, wellbeing and the protection of all individuals 


F051 04 (129 KB) CHS26  Carry out, and conclude, dialysis therapy for individuals with established access 
FP14 04 (117 KB) CHS27  Encourage and support individuals undergoing dialysis therapy 
F079 04 (110 KB) CHS28  Support and enable individuals undergoing dialysis and their carers to obtain and maintain dialysis equipment and materials 
FP15 04 (112 KB) CHS29  Support and enable individuals undergoing dialysis and their carers to carry out dialysis procedures 
F068 04 (126 KB) CHS30  Obtain and maintain vascular access for, and cease access following, haemodialysis 
F042 04 (110 KB) CHS31  Assess and agree the efficacy of the dialysis therapy 
F048 04 (105 KB) CHS32  Agree and implement changes to the dialysis therapy 


FP16 04 (94 KB) CHS184  Maintain Chain of Custody (Specimens and Samples) 
FP18 04 (101 KB) CHS185  Perform basic specimen/sample preparation 
FP19 04 (95 KB) CHS186  Store specimens and samples 
FP1A 04 (95 KB) CHS187  Dispose safely of biomedical specimens and samples 
FP1C 04 (95 KB) CHS188  Prepare culture media and solutions 
FP1E 04 (95 KB) CHS189  Perform Quality Control of culture media and solutions 
FP1F 04 (96 KB) CHS190  Investigate at a microscopic level 
FP1G 04 (95 KB)  CHS191  Stain specimens and samples 
FP7J 04 (99 KB) CHS192  Perform standard tests using an automated analyzer 
FP7K 04 (106 KB) CHS193  Perform standard tests using manual methodologies or commercial kits 
FP7L 04 (104 KB)  GEN24  Despatch biomedical samples 


FP7M 04 (122 KB) CHS18  Undertake a newborn hearing screen 
DK3E 04 (154 KB) HSC37  Care for and protect babies 
DK59 04 (146 KB) HSC388  Relate to families, parents and carers 
DK5H 04 (116 KB) HSC3103  Contribute to raising awareness of health issues 
F059 04 (130 KB) CS19  Develop relationships with children and young people 
FP7N 04 (136 KB) CS20  Enable children and young people to understand their health and wellbeing 
DK5J 04 (202 KB) HSC36  Contribute to the assessment of children and young peoples' needs and the development of care plans 
DK3D 04 (163 KB) HSC314  Care for a newly born baby when the mother is unable to do so 
DK8X 04 (236 KB) HSC316  Support the needs of children and young people with additional requirements 
DK8T 04 (184 KB) HSC320  Support professional advice to help parents to interact with and take care of their newly born baby(ies) 
DK6C 04 (171 KB) HSC321  Support and encourage parents and guardians to care for babies during the first year of their lives 
FP7P 04 (126 KB) MCN12  Develop and agree individualised care plans for babies and families 
FP7R 04 (128 KB)  MCN24  Provide advice and information to enable parents to promote the health and well being of their newborn babies 

Blood Donor

DL00 04 (120 KB) CHS132  Obtain venous blood samples 
FP88 04 (110 KB) BDS12  Test venous blood samples at blood donation sessions 
FP89 04 (121 KB) BDS13  Determine the individual's requirements and obtain information related to potential donation of blood or blood components 
FP8A 04 (118 KB) BDS14  Assess individuals' fitness and suitability to donate blood or blood components
FP8Y 04 (118 KB) BDS15  Communicate the assesment decision regarding an individual's fitness and suitability to donate blood or blood components 
FP8C 04 (114 KB) BDS16  Insert intravenous needles for the collection of blood at blood donation sessions 

General Clinical

FP8D 04 (107 KB) CHS8  Insert and secure urethral catheters and monitor and respond to the effects of urethral catheterisation 
FP8E 04 (121 KB) CHS9  Undertake care for individuals with urinary catheters 
DL4A 04 (111 KB) CHS2  Assist in the administration of medication (excluded combination with CHS3) 
DK2X 04 (120 KB) CHS3  Administer medication to individuals (excluded combination with CHS2) 
FP8F 04 (120 KB) CHS4  Undertake tissue viability risk assessment for individuals 
FP8G 04 (121 KB) CHS10  Undertake stoma care 
FP8H 04 (109 KB) CHS11  Undertake personal hygiene for individuals unable to care for themselves 
F07L 04 (121 KB) CHS12  Undertake treatments and dressings related to the care of lesions and wounds 
FP8J 04 (113 KB) CHS13  Undertake wound drainage care 
FP8K 04 (114 KB) CHS14  Remove wound closure materials from individuals 
FP8L 04 (118 KB) CHS15  Insert and secure nasogastric tubes 
FP8M 04 (118 KB) CHS16  Undertake care for individuals with nasogastric tubes 
DK3M 04 (119 KB) CHS17  Carry out extended feeding techniques to ensure individual's nutritional and fluid intake 
FP8N 04 (97 KB) CHS19  Undertake routine clinical measurements 
FP8P 04 (115 KB)  CHS20  Undertake examination of the external ear 
FP8R 04 (119 KB) CHS21  Undertake assessment of an individual's hearing 
FP8T 04 (122 KB) CHS22  Perform intravenous cannulation 
FP8V 04 (108 KB) CHS23  Carry out intravenous infusion 
FP8W 04 (108 KB) CHS24  Carry out arterial puncture and collect arterial blood 
FP8X 04 (111 KB) CHS25  Carry out blood collection from fixed or central lines 
F069 04 (109 KB) EUSC02  Obtain supporting information to inform the assessment of an individual 
FP90 04 (112 KB) CHS130  Perform routine Electrocardiograph (ECG) procedure 
DK9X 04 (115 KB) CHS131  Obtain and test capillary blood samples 
FP91 04 (114 KB)  CHS133  Remove wound drains 
FP92 04 (107 KB) CHS134  Undertake Vision Screening 
FP93 04 (79 KB) CHS150  Maintain the feet of clients who have been assessed as requiring help with general foot care 
F073 04 (114 KB) CHS159  Provide support to individuals to develop their skills in managing dysphagia 
F04J 04 (115 KB) CHS160  Assist others to monitor individuals' attempts at managing dysphagia 
FP95 04 (99 KB) CHS168  Obtain a patient/client history 
DP0F 04 (126 KB) CHS36  Provide basic life support 
FP96 04 (86 KB) GEN4 Prepare individuals for healthcare activities 
FP07 04 (97 KB) GEN5  Support individuals undergoing healthcare activities 
DP04 04 (130 KB) GEN7  Monitor and manage the environment and resources during and after clinical/therapeutic activities 
FP97 04 (96 KB)  GEN8  Assist the practitioner to implement healthcare activities 
F06X 04 (105 KB) GEN14  Provide advice and information to individuals on how to manage their own condition 
F07A 04 (110 KB) GEN15  Support individuals in undertaking their desired activities 
F061 04 (94 KB) GEN16  Inform an individual of discharge arrangements 
F053 04 (97 KB)  GEN17  Contribute to the discharge of an individual into the care of another service 
F05N 04 (93 KB) GEN18  Give presentations to groups 
F046 04 (93 KB) GEN19  Assist others to plan presentations to enable learning 
F05A 04 (109 KB) GEN20  Enable carers to support individuals 
DK89 04 (109 KB) GEN21  Interact with individuals using telecommunications 
FN96 04 (97 KB) GEN23  Monitor your own work practices 
FN97 04 (97 KB) GEN26  Deal with financial transactions wtihin a health facility 
FN98 04 (92 KB) GEN39  Contribute to effective multidisciplinary team working
FN99 04 (96 KB) GEN44  Liaise between primary, secondary and community teams 
FN9A 04 (98 KB) GEN62  Collate and communicate health information to individuals 
FN9D 04 (101 KB) GEN65  Make recommendations for the use of physical resources 
FN9E 04 (87 KB) GEN66  Control the use of physical resources 
FP9R 04 (124 KB) CHS205  Manufacture of equipment and/or medical devices for individuals within healthcare 
FP9T 04 (104 KB) CHS206  Adapt healthcare equipment, medical devices, assistive technology, or products 
FP9V 04 (103 KB) CHS55  Facilitate the individual's management of their condition and treatment plan 
FP9W 04 (100 KB) GEN27  Develop, sustain and evaluate collaborative working with other organisations 
FP9X 04 (102 KB) GEN73  Prepare and reproduce permanent radiographic images 
FP9Y 04 (97 KB) GEN74  Assure the effective functioning of radiographic image processing equipment 
FN9F 04 (90 KB) GEN77  Perform first line calibration on clinical eqipment to ensure it is fit for use 
FN9G 04 (98 KB) GEN78  Conduct routine maintenance on clinical equipment 
FN9H 04 (95 KB) GEN79  Co-ordinate the progress of individuals through care pathways 
F05L 04 (105 KB) HAS3.1  Examine the feet of an individual with diabetes and assess risk status 
F06Y 04 (101 KB)  HAS3.2  Provide advice and referral to help individuals with diabetes care for their feet 
DK7J 04 (158 KB) HSC330  Support individuals to access and use services and facilities 
DK82 04 (170 KB) HSC343  Support individuals to live at home 
DK8G 04 (134 KB) HSC344  Support individuals to retain, regain and develop the skills to manage their lives and environment 
DK7R 04 (71 KB) HSC352  Support individuals to continue therapies 
DK8C 04 (167 KB) HSC382  Support individuals to prepare for, adapt to and manage change 
DK76 04 (162 KB) HSC384  Support individuals through bereavement 
DK7C 04 (157 KB) HSC385  Support individuals through the end of life process 
DK96 04 (184 KB) HSC387  Work in collaboration with carers in the caring role 
DK3P 04 (167 KB) HSC393  Prepare, implement and evaluate agreed therapeutic group activities 
DK5M 04 (169 KB) HSC394  Contribute to the development and running of support groups 
DK66 04 (148 KB) HSC399  Develop and sustain effecitve working relationships with staff in other agencies 
DK30 44 (174 KB) HSC3100  Participate in inter-disciplinary team working to support individuals 
DK6N 04 (165 KB) HSC3110  Support colleagues to relate to individuals 
DK7A 04 (170 KB) HSC3101  Help develop community networks and partnerships 
DK9C 04 (164 KB) HSC3102  Work with community networks and partnerships 
DK52 04 (117 KB) HSC3115  Receive, analyse, process, use and store information 
DK3Y 04 (110 KB) HSC3117  Conduct an assessment of risks in the workplace 
DK4G 04 (115 KB) HSC3119  Promote the values and principles underpinning best practice 

Group B

FR04 04 (99 KB) C5  Monitor and solve customer service problems 
FR05 04 (103 KB)  PM18  Enable learning through demonstrations and instruction 
FD3X 04 (109 KB) LD Standard 7  Facilitate individual learning and development 
FD41 04 (99 KB) LD Standard 9  Assess workplace competence using direct and indirect methods 
FR06 04 (141 KB) M&L D6  Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility 
FR07 04 (119 KB) ML D8  Help team members address problems affecting their performance 
F2H4 04 (91 KB) ML E10  Take effective decisions Skills for Security 
F54F 04 (125 KB) SLP12  Deal with disorderly and aggresive behaviour