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AHP support workforce resources

We have published a suite of resources to help support workers, employers, and integrated care systems (ICSs) prepare for the implementation of HEE’s Allied Health Profession (AHP) Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework.

Readiness toolkit

The readiness Toolkit is designed to help regions, ICSs and employers to prepare for the implementation of HEE’s Allied Health Profession (AHP) Support Worker Competency, Education and Career Development Framework, and develop high-quality, innovative training, education and careers for support workers across AHP services.

AHP support workforce – grow your own workforce strategies

This Guide provides an overview of workforce strategies designed to attract, train and retain the allied health professions’ (AHP) support workforce.

Making learning work for AHP support workers

This Guide aims to provide employers and support workers with information, advice and guidance on how to create supportive learning cultures and processes in the workplace.

AHP support workforce – understanding education, qualifications and development

This guide provides a brief overview of the formal education and development opportunities that assist support worker learning, including Functional Skills and Technical levels (T levels).

Supporting AHP Students

eLearning programme available to provide non-registered AHP assistants and support staff with training to develop their understanding of student education and develop their skills in supporting students and educators within their teams.

Support Worker Education Qualification Mapping Tool

This tool will support you, as project leads, SRO’s, delivering on the AHP support worker project, to match your support workforce qualifications against the qualification standards within the framework. It will support transparent, quality career conversations with managers and / or support workers to provide a clear baseline.

 

Other useful resources

The following resources also provide guidance and advice for support workers, employers, and integrated care systems (ICSs):

Supervision, accountability and delegation

Scope of practice and competencies

Career development frameworks

AHP support workforce – other resources from professional bodies

Events and presentations

Briefing session 2 - HEE AHP support workforce programme.pptx