Reference Quantity: ST0008

Particulars of normal

Occupations: Chief in Grownup Care 

Position Profile (what the profitable candidate ought to be capable to do on the finish of the Apprenticeship)

The Chief in Grownup Care will information and encourage groups to make optimistic variations to somebody’s life when they’re confronted with bodily, sensible, social, emotional, psychological or mental challenges. They are going to be a frontrunner of the care crew and can develop and implement a values-based tradition at a service or unit stage. They might be accountable for enterprise growth, monetary management, organisational resilience and continuity in addition to for managing threat and main on organisational change.  

A Chief in Grownup Care has accountability for managing neighborhood or residential based mostly providers. This position has a big factor of management, whether or not with different care staff and networks or in main the service itself. A profitable apprentice could have met all the necessities. They’ve a accountability to make sure the service is protected, efficient, caring, attentive to individuals’s wants and well-led. They might be a registered supervisor of a service, unit, deputy or assistant supervisor. They are going to be accountable for making certain regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and coaching of employees with established requirements and rules.

These are the private attributes and behaviours anticipated of all Leaders in Grownup Care finishing up their roles:

  • Care – is caring constantly and sufficient about people to make a optimistic distinction to their lives
  • Compassion – is delivering care and assist with kindness, consideration, dignity, empathy and respect
  • Braveness – is doing the precise factor for individuals and talking up if the person they assist is in danger
  • Communication – good communication is central to profitable caring relationships and efficient crew working
  • Competence – is making use of information and abilities to offer prime quality care and assist
  • Dedication – to bettering the expertise of people that want care and assist making certain it’s individual centred

Leaders in Grownup Care may match in residential or nursing properties, domiciliary care, neighborhood day centres, an individual’s own residence or some medical healthcare settings. The position of Chief in Grownup Care on this commonplace additionally covers Private Assistants who function in a administration position however they might solely work immediately for one particular person who wants assist and/or care providers.

Typical job titles embody registered, assistant, deputy, unit or service supervisor.


What the Chief in Grownup Care on completion should know and perceive:

Duties and tasks

  • Statutory frameworks, requirements, steering and Codes of Apply which underpin follow in relation to the protected supply of providers
  • Methods and processes wanted to make sure compliance with rules and organisational insurance policies and procedures together with well being and security and threat administration
  • Ideas of threat administration, evaluation and final result based mostly follow
  • Ideas and underpinning theories of change administration together with approaches, instruments and strategies that assist the change course of
  • Legislative and regulatory frameworks which inform high quality requirements
  • Theories and fashions that underpin efficiency and appraisal together with disciplinary procedures

Dignity and human rights

  • Laws and coverage initiatives on the promotion of variety, equality and inclusion in providers they lead


  • Authorized and moral frameworks in relation to confidentiality and sharing info
  • Vary of instruments and techniques to boost communication together with know-how


  • Laws, nationwide and native options for the safeguarding of adults and youngsters together with reporting necessities
  • The weather wanted to create a tradition that helps whistleblowing within the organisation

Well being and wellbeing

  • Fashions of monitoring, reporting and responding to modifications in well being and wellbeing

Skilled growth

  • Ideas {of professional} growth
  • Objectives and aspirations that assist personal skilled growth and the best way to entry accessible alternatives
  • Parts wanted to create a tradition that values studying, skilled growth, reflective follow and proof based mostly follow
  • Methods and processes mandatory to make sure skilled growth alternatives are recognized, deliberate, sourced, evaluated and recorded for staff


  • Theories of administration and management and their software to grownup care
  • Options of efficient crew efficiency


What the Chief in Grownup Care on completion should be capable to do:

Duties and tasks

  • Develop and apply programs and processes wanted to make sure compliance with rules and organisational insurance policies and procedures
  • Implement methods to assist others to handle the dangers introduced when balancing particular person rights {and professional} obligation of care
  • Develop and apply programs and processes that monitor and maintain high quality of the service, together with assessments, care plans and repair supply
  • Lead and assist others to work in an individual centred means and to make sure lively participation which boosts the well-being and high quality of life of people
  • Encourage and allow each employees and individuals who entry care and assist to be concerned within the co-production of how the service operates
  • Handle all assets in delivering advanced care and assist effectively and successfully

Dignity and human rights

  • Develop and lead implementation of organisational practices to create and maintain a tradition that actively champions dignity and respects variety, inclusion and equity within the office
  • Develop and lead a tradition that values braveness in working in ways in which could problem staff’ personal cultural and perception programs


  • Develop and implement organisational processes to make sure that information and reviews are written clearly and concisely and to maintain info protected and protect confidentiality
  • Translate coverage and steering into comprehensible info for a spread of audiences together with individuals who entry care and assist, carers and households and different colleagues


  • Implement programs to coach and assist work colleagues to allow them to recognise and reply to potential indicators of abuse and or unsafe practices, following organisational insurance policies and procedures
  • Monitor and consider the effectiveness of organisational insurance policies, programs and processes for safeguarding

Well being and wellbeing

  • Lead the implementation of insurance policies, procedures and practices to handle well being, security and threat to people and others in well being and social care to make sure compliance with laws, requirements and steering
  • Implement well being and security and threat administration insurance policies, procedures and practices to create a tradition that values well being and well-being within the organisation 
  • Monitor, consider and enhance well being, security and threat administration insurance policies and practices within the service

Skilled growth

  • Apply evaluated analysis and evidence-based follow in personal setting
  • Take initiative to analysis and disseminate present drivers within the grownup care panorama
  • Embed programs to enhance efficiency of self and/or work colleagues via supervision, reflective follow and studying and growth alternatives


  • Present a well-developed sense of their very own behaviour and impression on others modelling a values-based tradition
  • Create a supportive tradition that values initiative and innovation and recognises the number of abilities of all inside the service, each staff and people supported
  • Undertake a crew strategy, recognising contributions of crew members and in a position to lead a crew the place required



  • Stage 5 Diploma in Management and Administration for Grownup Care. 
  • Apprentices with out stage 2 English and maths might want to obtain this stage previous to completion of their Apprenticeship.
  • For these with an schooling, well being and care plan or a legacy assertion the apprenticeships English and maths minimal requirement is Entry Stage 3 and British Signal Language qualification are an alternative choice to English {qualifications} for whom that is their major language.


Sometimes 18 months



Industry-specific necessities.

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Evaluate date:

October 2020

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