Apprenticeships at L&F

Leader in Adult Care Level 5

 

Course Summary

The Leader in Adult Care will guide and inspire teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges. They will be a leader of the care team 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.  


A Leader in Adult Care has responsibility for managing community or residential based services. This role has a large element of leadership, whether with other care workers and networks or in leading the service itself. A successful apprentice will have met all the requirements. They have a responsibility to ensure the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well-led. They may be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager. They will be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff with established standards and regulations.

Desired Skills

  • Implement strategies to support others to manage the risks presented

  • Manage all resources in delivering complex care and support efficiently

  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of organisational policies

  • Apply evaluated research and evidence-based practice

  • Adopt a team approach, recognising contributions of team members

Qualification

Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care Level 5

Functional Skills English and Maths (if required)

Course Duration

18 Months 

Salary

National Apprenticeship Wage of £4.30

Progression

Having successfully completed this qualification, learners will have the opportunity to progress to the following:​​

  • Full time position for the right candidate

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