Leader in adult care apprenticeship

Guide and inspire care workers to make positive differences to the lives of those facing challenges

A leader in adult care manages community or residential services and may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, community day centres, a person’s own home, or some clinical healthcare settings. This role has a large element of leadership, whether with other care workers and networks or in leading the service itself, with responsibility for business development, financial control and managing risk. Over the course of the apprenticeship, you’ll learn to ensure the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well led. Personal attributes expected of all leaders include care, compassion, courage, communication, competence and commitment. Following the leader in adult care apprenticeship you could become a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager. Whichever role you attain, you’ll be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff with established standards and regulations.


Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements for the leader in adult care apprenticeship: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 5 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £27,000

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