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Leader in Adult Care

The Leader in Adult Care standard will develop your knowledge skills and behaviours within a general care home manager role.

You will be able to 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.

You will be a leader of the care team and will develop and implement a value-based culture at a service or unit level. You will learn how to develop your leadership and management skills, as well as how to become an important role-model for others, inspiring staff and raising aspirations.

You will be able to respond to drivers in Adult Care, through strong leadership, a care-inspired value base, innovation and business insight.

During your time as a learner and thereafter, you will develop your reflective skills, implement changes that improve experiences and outcomes for individuals, and lead others within your service.

You will develop key skills and knowledge in areas such as Business Development, Financial Control, Organisational Resilience and Continuity, as well as Risk Management and Leading organisational change.

“My tutors are really supportive. I like learning about a range of in-depth topics relating to my course.”

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Aimee Winstanley Level 3 Health and Social Care, Former student at De Warenne Academy
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We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2023/24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

Start an exciting career in Health and Social Care

The health and social care sector is ideal for those who have a passion for caring for others and includes jobs in personal care and healthcare.

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Nurse

Average salary - £38,400*

Nurses provide care for those that are sick, injured or have a disability and assist doctors with their tasks.

Day-to-day tasks:

Helping doctors with examinations, administering medication, using medical equipment, monitoring patient progress, updating patients records and handover information and giving advice to patients and their relatives.**

Working environments:

Public and private hospitals, health centres, hospices, adult care homes, a client’s home or prison settings.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Care Worker

Average salary - £20,800*

Care Workers attend the personal needs and comforts of vulnerable and elderly people to help them manage their daily activities and live as independently as possible.

Day-to-day tasks:

Helping clients with washing, dressing, making food, doing household jobs, monitoring them and recording any concerns, checking if they are taking prescribed medication, supporting families who have new caring responsibilities and supporting their wellbeing with activities.**

Working environments:

Residential care homes, day care centres or in a client’s home.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the health and social care sector include*:

  • Communication
  • Management
  • Enthusiasm
  • Compassion
  • Leadership

What our students say

“My tutors are really supportive. I like learning about a range of in-depth topics relating to my course.”

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Aimee Winstanley Level 3 Health and Social Care, Former student at De Warenne Academy

“The teachers are very supportive in helping me achieve my ambition to study adult nursing at university.”

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Maneerat Thongngoen Level 3 Health and Social Care Former student at De Warenne Academy

Leader in Adult Care

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