PDA Leadership and Management for Care Services

PDA Leadership and Management for Care Services

COURSE CONTENT

• Demonstrate the critical application of leadership and management approaches and skills in a care
service setting
• Demonstrate the use of supervision to engage and lead staff in the process of change
• Identify and explore the workforce development needs of own organisation
• Lead, manage and promote values and ethics in a care setting
• Critically evaluate quality improvements through performance management

Core units include:
• Contributing to workforce development in care services
• Leadership for care services
• Develop, manage and support practice in relation to the protection of individuals
• Managing care principles and quality improvements
• Supervision and professional development for care services
• Leadership and management for care services: Graded Unit 1
• Resource management for care services
• Monitor and manage the quality of the provision of care services (SVQ)
• Actively engage in the safe selection and recruitment of workers and their retention in care services

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

• Relevant HNC (Social/Health/Childcare, SVQ 3/4/ PDA Health and Social Care Supervision)
• Experience of supervisory management
• Successful performance at interview

NEXT STEP COURSE OPTIONS

Further progression with employment

JOB OPTIONS

Further progression with employment to meet SSSC requirements