Resources to support you in building on your existing management and leadership skills and effectiveness. Identifying the core leadership skills that can support the best leadership practice in social care
This FREE course, “Ready to lead: Be resilient, agile and future-ready”, equips aspiring, new and experienced leaders and managers with essential knowledge and skills to help navigate 2022 and beyond.
We have created this free course in recognition of the challenging and rapidly changing landscape that people are working in, and to advance our mission to inspire great leadership, everywhere.
The Edward Jenner programme is your first port of call if you’re looking to build a strong foundation of leadership skills that can help enhance your confidence and competence in your role. The programme has been designed to offer flexibility as a suite of online short courses.
This course has been designed for those who want to build on their existing leadership effectiveness or for those who are looking to move into leadership positions to improve their preparedness for the role.
Are you looking to upskill your team all in one go? Do you need help with improving collaboration across teams? Or have systems that need to be implemented within your team?
Choosing an in-house course could be the solution. This is training that brings people together to align strategy, boost efficiency and better team dynamics, facilitated by leading experts in the field of learning and development.
Leading Change Improving Care (LCIC) is a national development programme for new and experienced managers of adult social care services.The learning programme is grounded in the reality of social care delivery and takes a practical look at how to influence and implement the necessary changes to meet current and future challenges and service needs in health and social care.
Lead to succeed is a practical learning programme aimed at aspiring leaders and managers in adult social care services to help them to develop their leadership potential.
Lead to succeed is a practical learning programme aimed at aspiring managers and deputies in adult social care services.
Lead to Succeed is designed around the Manager Induction Standards, Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management in Adult Care and Level 5 Diploma in Care Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care. It is ideal for new and aspiring managers.
Lead to Succeed was developed by Skills for Care in response to an identified need within the sector to up-skill existing managers and provide a pathway to develop aspiring managers in adult social care.
As an Adult Care Leader, you are essential to the smooth running of your care environment. This qualification is for those of you 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.
Running a care home or service is a demanding and rewarding role. Responsibility for the welfare of those receiving the service is of course at its heart, along with leading and motivating a team and achieving organisational goals – all while working within the values, beliefs and vision of the organisation you work for. Our programme provides an ideal environment for leaders to learn from each other, access current care leadership thinking and improve outcomes for everyone.The Leader in Care apprenticeship in is a comprehensive programme at Level 5 and is built around
an apprenticeship standard. To achieve your qualifications you will produce a portfolio of evidence, which you will compile during
your time on programme. This is made up of a mixture of work products, observations, assignments,
personal reflections and feedback.
This interactive Team Leadership course is aimed at Team Leaders, Managers and Seniors who have responsibility leading their Team to deliver outstanding performance.This team Leadership Course looks at the skills, knowledge behaviours and attitudes required to achieve results and improve performance through actions in leading the team. It also looks at strategies for motivating a team to achieve results through continuous professional development in line with the requirements of the organisations business plan.
Staff working in organisations which provide or support NHS healthcare can access a suite of free leadership and management development e-learning modules
Our Leadership and Management courses for Health and Social Care are created and endorsed by Skills for Care. All programmes are fully fundable using the Workforce Development Fund.
Explore our range of development courses, each one specifically designed for every step in your professional development. Whether you’re looking to build your clinical leadership skills, develop your personal and team leadership, explore system leadership, or deepen your organisational development skills The King’s Fund has a programme of learning for you.
Learning plays an important part in our day-to-day roles, and we know that your time is precious. That’s why we’ve designed and developed our bitesize learning interventions to be short, sharp and agile, with the ability to be accessed whenever its convenient for you.
Here you will find a mixture of learning opportunities, including virtual sessions, group support, 1:1 support, work based learning and positive action initiatives in the form of 3 key areas;
This course is aimed at managers who are new in their post and need to understand their role as a leader but also relatively experienced first-level managers and leaders who are looking for new answers to the challenges of their role
Learn to identify opportunities to lead as you gain the skills to demonstrate successful leadership in any role.You don’t have to be in a position of authority to show leadership. In fact, anyone can demonstrate it. Whether you’re in the workplace or looking for a career opportunity, having the skills and knowledge of leadership can help you thrive in any role.This microcredential will take you, as a new or emerging leader, through a pathway to leadership. Rather than wait for a promotion and to be given the opportunity to lead, you’ll learn to identify opportunities for yourself. With demonstrated examples of your leadership skills, employers are more likely to offer promotions and leadership roles.
The Leadership Learning Zone is a flexible e-learning resource that takes a learner on an interactive exploration of key areas of leadership development. This suite of introductory modules developed by the Midlands Leadership Academy is equally relevant to learners who are just starting in their careers as well as experienced managers who want to consolidate their leadership capabilities.
23 modules in various leadership topics including Introduction to leadership, Unconsious Bias, Equality and Diversity and Succession Planning
The Leadership Qualities Framework (LQF) focuses on the values and behaviours that provide the foundations for effective leadership in social care.
This guidance uses different job descriptions to explain how to dimensions of the framework work in practice and includes questions you can use to reflect on your role as a leader as well as supporting resources.
Welcome to ‘Leadership Shorts’, recordings of our short sessions on key leadership topics, hosted by the South East Leadership Academy with leaders from across the South East to share their learnings and experiences.
As part of our training and development portfolio, CBAT offers a range of programmes in leadership and management, dealing with everything from assertiveness to mentoring.
Includes a full range of training for managers and supervisors working in social care in East Sussex-Includes coaching, networks and forums, values based recruitment, and complaints training
This funded qualification is ideal for UK managers and senior practitioners that work in adult care.Learn how manage staff, business development, financial control, organisational resilience and more.
This qualification was specifically developed for those managing an adult social care service, including the role of registered manager.
The Leader in Adult Care will guide and inspire teams to make positive differences in someone’s life when 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 value-based culture at a service or unit level. They may be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience and continuity, as well as managing risk and leading an organisational change.
This qualification is for middle managers with responsibility for substantial programmes and resources. Learn about contributing to the development of a strategic plan, designing business processes, managing strategic change, and effective leadership and management.
This programme will support those who find themselves leading, or who want to move into a leadership role, and would like their first taste of leadership development. The programme will introduce you to a range of concepts and models that you can put into practice in your work. We will create time and space for you to reflect on your leadership, the kind of leader you want to be and how you will develop leadership in others as you move into more formal leadership roles.
The Roffey Park Leadership Development Programme is aimed at mid-level managers within organisations. It is also useful for individuals working with multiple teams in a matrix or project environment. This is a comprehensive leadership development programme over a three-month period
The fully funded Well Led leadership programme developed by Skills for Care. Well-led is a national leadership development programme for managers of adult social care services working in the private, public or third sectors. Real-life examples from managers of organisations rated ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ are used to show what is needed to achieve and sustain high standards to deliver high-quality, person-centred care. The programme will support learners to gain a very clear understanding of what well-led looks like and find solutions to improve the quality of care.
This guide brings together the opportunities available through the Skills for Care leadership offer, including learning programmes and qualifications, practical support such as tools and resources, and making connections through networking and relationship building.
The Well Led programme is aimed at registered managers and service managers, and consist of attending 4 face-to-face sessions delivered online. Well Led includes the following objective:Develop a clear understanding of what well-led looks like in a care setting. Develop a clear understanding of how leadership strategies and techniques can be used to transform services and improve the quality of care.Develop the confidence and skills necessary to lead services in an increasingly complex and challenging context. Develop clear goals and commitment to improve your personal leadership effectiveness.Learn from the experience of others by working with them in a range of collaborative learning activities and networking opportunities.
The Well-Led programme is a national development programme. It was developed by Skills for Care, in partnership with registered managers. If you are a manager of adult social care services, this programme was developed for you. The programme is grounded in the reality of social care delivery and draws upon the experience of those who understand the day-to-day challenges of leading a care team.
Well Led is a four day programme, providing opportunities to explore real life issues and challenges. It also includes practical examples, specific to adult social care of what well led looks like in a “good” or “outstanding” service.The programme, delivered by Connect2Care, will teach how successful behaviours and practical strategies can support leaders in their day to day work, as well as considering how they could implement these behaviours and strategies, now and in the future.
Well-led is a practical leadership development programme aimed at registered managers and other managers currently working in adult social care services.