Healthcare | Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management For Adult Care | Level 5

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Qualification: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management For Adult Care Awarding Body: Pearson Fees: £2572.00

Why this course?

Health and social care

This course gives you the opportunity to develop technical skills and knowledge and understanding related to job roles in Adult Care such as understanding safeguarding, managing health and safety risks, and partnership working. On the course you will:

  • Develop and demonstrate competence in leadership roles within an Adult Care setting
  • Have existing skills recognised
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 5 qualification
  • Develop your own personal growth and engagement in learning

Who is the qualification for?

Adult Care Leaders are essential to the smooth running of a variety of care settings. This qualification is for those who are currently in a deputy role and are looking to move into higher management, or for a Registered Manager who is looking to gain a relevant qualification.

This individual is responsible for creating a supportive culture that values initiative and innovation and recognises the variety of skills of all team members within the service. They will ensure that the policies and procedures required to ensure the well-being and quality of life of the service users are followed and the values of your business are adopted by all team members.

Relevant roles will include:

  • Site Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Deputy Manager
  • Service Manager

During the course of the programme, you will learn how to guide and inspire your team to make a positive difference in each service user’s life whether they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological, or intellectual challenges.

You will learn how to lead your care team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level. Depending on the setting you may also be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience, and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change.

How will you learn?

Our skills coaches will deliver a mix of high-quality face-to-face and remote coaching sessions, as well as provide the resources you will need to progress through your qualification.

How is this course delivered?

This qualification is delivered in the workplace with the use of unit workbooks and a range of assessments, including observations and reflective reviews. The qualification and units are graded pass/fail. Your assessor will meet with you/progress learning approximately every four weeks. Study time is approximately 1 day per week.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
CM0290-1C Start Anytime External Site TBC 18 months £2572.00 Apply

Who is this course suitable for?

Healthcare support staff can work in a variety of settings within the NHS and private care facilities. The role of the support staffs to provide assistant o healthcare professionals in diagnosing, treating and caring for patients. You need to be working or volunteering to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, examples of which are included below:

  • Adult Nursing Support
  • Allied Health Profession (Therapy Support)
  • Children and Young People Support
  • Maternity Support
  • Mental Health Support
  • Theatre Support
Who is this course suitable for?

What will I learn?

On this course, you will:

  • Use and develop systems that promote communications
  • Promote professional development
  • Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices
  • Work in partnership
  • Undertake a research project

Fees and finance

You can pay fees upfront or access a student loan. 

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