Care Services Leadership and Management Professional
Help make a difference to the lives of children and adults. Study for an apprenticeship in care services leadership and management and develop your career in the social services industry. You’ll learn how to provide housing support for people in need and work with children in a school environment.
Whether you want to work with the NHS or private sector, this apprenticeship can help you progress in a career while caring for others. You’ll have the chance to develop leadership skills and put them into practice. If you’re interested in adult care, you could manage a care home as a senior social worker. You could work in residential care and help to improve a child’s confidence and wellbeing.
You will gain a Modern Apprenticeship in Care Services Leadership and Management at SCQF Level 10.
Your qualification includes:
core units of an SVQ in Care Services Leadership and Management at SCQF Level 10
a range of optional units
During your apprenticeship, you’ll learn how to:
provide housing support for different people
develop lasting bonds with your colleagues
nurture and support children
provide residential support
This apprenticeship will help you develop core skills such as:
working in a team
These transferable skills can be used for other roles such as housing support officer or residential care support.
This apprenticeship gives you plenty of options. You could continue your education with other qualifications or progress into a full time career.
Further study: Continue your studies at university with a degree in social care. Your experience will support the application.
Straight to work: Use your knowledge and move into a senior social care position. You could go on to the following jobs:
Senior support worker
Social services manager
Family placement officer
Senior care coordinator
Mental health social worker
Residential care officer
There are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider.
How long will it take?
This Modern Apprenticeship will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.