LEADER IN ADULT CARE - LEVEL 5
The Leader in Adult Care will guide and inspire care teams and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level. They may be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change This role has a significant element of leadership, whether with other care workers and networks or in leading the service itself.
EMPLOYERS INVOLVED IN CREATING THE TRAILBLAZER STANDARD
Avida Care, Caretech Community Services Ltd, Creative Support, CTTM, Hand In Hands, Lifeways Group, Hendra Healthcare (Ludlow) Ltd, Hertfordshire County Council, Leeds City Council, Surrey County Council, Avery Group, West of England Centre for Inclusive Living, Woodford Homecare and Voyage Care.
COURSE DURATION: 12-18 MONTHS
Fully Funded for 16-18 yrs
Employer contribution 5% 19+
Employers decide the entry requirement typically:
■ 5 GCSEs (A*- C) including English and Maths
Level 2 English and Maths included in the programme if not previously achieved
■ Undertake the Disclosure and Barring Service process
COURSE OVERVIEW AND LEARNING
The course is delivered on-site by an allocated personal tutor and tailored to suit the place of work.
Learners will acquire the skills and knowledge to lead, guide and direct teams at the front line of care delivery to ensure safe, effective, caring and responsive services to people's needs.
They will also gain an in-depth understanding of regulation and regulatory compliance of the care given alongside their organisation's values providing guidance and direction at the front line of care delivery.
■ Observation of leadership
■ Professional discussion and Q&A
■ A pathway into specialist roles such as social worker or therapist
■ Progress into senior management or CEO