Level 5 Leader in Adult Care

You 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. You will be a leader of the care team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level.

Level 5

Up to 18 months

Maximum Funding for Employers: £7000

Start Date: Once a month

Key Responsibilities:
As a leader, you will have a responsibility to ensure the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well-led, as well as ensure regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff with established standards and regulations. You may also have a high level of responsibility for example in business development, financial control, organisational resilience, and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change.

Entry Requirements:
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.
For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

Undertake the Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result.

Progression Plan:
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.

Professional recognition and certification:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.
  • For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

    For further information, please contact:
    tate@ictraining.co.uk
    02033 711 041

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