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Level 5 Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship

Level 5 Apprenticeship – Leader in Adult Care

Level 5 Leader in Adult Care ApprenticeshipThe 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.

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What Is The Equivalent Of A Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship?

Level 5 apprenticeships are also classified as higher apprenticeships but are the equivalent of the full degree. The requirements for a level 5 apprenticeship will be similar to that of level 4 apprenticeships However, as this is a more advanced course it is not unusual to see more specific requirements from employers.

Level 5 Apprenticeship Leader in Adult Care

  • Duration: 12-18 months
  • Qualification: Level 4 Leader In Adult Care

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop and apply systems and processes needed to ensure compliance with regulations and organisational policies and procedures
  • Implement strategies to support others to manage the risks presented when balancing individual rights and professional duty of care
  • Develop and apply systems and processes that monitor and sustain quality of the service, including assessments, care plans and service delivery
  • Lead and support others to work in a person centred way and to ensure active participation which enhances the well-being and quality of life of individuals
  • Encourage and enable both staff and people who access care and support to be involved in the co-production of how the service operates
  • Manage all resources in delivering complex care and support efficiently and effectively

Level 5 Apprenticeship Leader in Adult Care Entry Requirements

  • 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.

Level 5 Diploma Leader In Adult Care Apprenticeship

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