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Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship

Level 5

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Key Info

Learning Area   Social Care & Health
Delivery Mode   Work-based
Duration   18 months.


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required

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. Leaders in Adult Care may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, community day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings. The role of Leader in Adult Care in this standard also covers Personal Assistants who operate in a management role but they may only work directly for one individual who needs support and/or care services.
Typical job titles include registered, assistant, deputy, unit or service manager.
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.

  Entry Requirements

DBS, L2 English and Maths will be required prior to taking the End Point Assessment (see comments in red on the right as well)

  Assessment

Assessment in the workplace, portfolio based evidence, End Point Assessment

  Progression

Employment as a Manager within the Health and Social Care sector

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# Care # HealthandSocialCare # Management

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