18 - 24 Months
As a 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.
The role has a large element of leadership, whether with other care workers and networks or in leading the service itself. As well as having the responsibility to ensure the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well-led.
You may be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff with established standards and regulations.
Upon successful completion of this course, the qualification you will achieve is the NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.
Please note - Learners studying a Health and Social Care course need to meet current Government legal requirements relating to COVID-19 vaccination status when working in the health and social care sector. This means learners must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, this includes being double vaccinated and having received a booster. Learners need to meet this legal requirement to be able to attend placement, without attending placement learners cannot complete their qualifications.
If you think you may be medically exempt from the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination. Learners will need to provide evidence of an NHS Covid pass medical exemption. There is further guidance on how to apply for a medical exemption and prove you are unable to get vaccinated on the government website.
Throughout the Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level and 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.The course is taught by occupationally competent assessors and an End Point assessment is to be completed which includes observation of leadership and professional discussion.
The entry qualifications for the Level 5 Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship are English and Maths at Level 2 or above (or equivalent).You will also need a current DBS certificate and be employed within a relevant job role to meet the qualification standards.
As an Apprentice, you will pay no course fees. However, your employer may have to pay towards your training as well as providing you with a wage (please see below).
For information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext 3248.
There are different rates of pay for apprentices depending on your age and what year of your apprenticeship you’re in.Aged 16 to 18.
The current National Minimum Wage rate for an apprentice is £4.81. per hour.Aged 19 or over and in your first year.
The current National Minimum Wage rate for an apprentice is £4..81 per hour.Aged 19 or over and have completed your first year.
You’re entitled to the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage rate for your age.
If you are an employer and want to find out more information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext. 3248.
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