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Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship – Level 5

This Level 5 apprenticeship programme covers a range of topics related to health and social care leadership such as statutory frameworks, codes of practice, and the systems and processes needed to ensure compliance with regulations.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Apprenticeships
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 5
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 78
Hours:
Start: Flexible
Workplace

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/leader-in-adult-care-apprenticeship-level-5
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Course Information for Students

This apprenticeship is ideal for anyone seeking progression in a management role within a care home. 

You must be aged at least 19 and be working in a managerial role. You need GCSEs graded 4 or above and must undertake a DBS check.  

 

 

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in adult health and social care provisions or in children and young people’s services. It has five pathways and covers a wide range of topics including:

  • Safeguarding and protection
  • Managing care services, change programmes and recruitment
  • Supporting development and partnership working
  • Quality systems and improvement
  • Developing and carrying out policy
  • Promoting and developing best practice
  • Care management
  • Functional Maths and English (unless exempt)

You will learn in the workplace with support from your assessor and your organisation.

The course does demand a degree of independent study. 

You need a laptop. 

  • Observation
  • Products of work
  • Projects
  • Professional discussion
  • Underpinning knowledge questions
  • End Point Assessment

You could progress to higher management roles.

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Apprenticeships are free to the apprentice but a cost of 5% is to be obtained from the employer. 

Course Information for Employers

The Level 5 apprenticeship for care managers provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in adult health and social care provisions or in children and young people’s services. It has five pathways and covers a wide range of topics including:

  • Safeguarding and protection
  • Managing care services, change programmes and recruitment
  • Supporting development and partnership working
  • Quality systems and improvement
  • Developing and carrying out policy
  • Promoting and developing best practice
  • Care management
  • Functional Maths and English (unless exempt)

The apprentice must be aged at least 19 and working in a managerial role. They should have GCSEs graded 4/C or above and must undertake a DBS check. 

 

  • Support and training
  • Paid time for completing work
  • Completing reviews with signatures in a timely fashion
  • Communication with the assessor regarding the apprentice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Good time management
  • Efficient budgeting
  • Team management skills

Level 5 in Care Management 

  • Observation
  • Products of work
  • Projects
  • Professional discussion
  • Underpinning knowledge questions
  • End Point Assessment

No – unless they have maths and English to complete. 

They need a laptop. 

They could advance to higher degree qualifications.

Care home manager

You may already have someone in your organisation or someone who has come to you direct asking for an apprenticeship. However, if you don’t, we have a free recruitment service to help you hire the best candidate for your organisation from our talent pool and can provide external advertising through social media and the National Apprenticeship Service’s website.

If you are an employer and you would like to know more, please email businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk or call 01332 387421

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Senior Care Workers

£18156

Senior Care Workers

Care Workers and Home Carers

£15746

Care Workers and Home Carers

Nurses

£30507

Nurses

Residential, Day and Domiciliary Care Managers and Proprietors

£33825

Residential, Day and Domiciliary Care Managers and Proprietors

Social Workers

£33349

Social Workers

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

£51393

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 24, 2022 12:28 pm