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Aspiring Leaders for Oxfordshire Care Providers – Module 1

February 4, 2020

Grey Matter Learning are offering a 5-module course for aspiring leaders in Oxfordshire with costs covered by Skills for Care’s Workforce Development Fund.

Who is this opportunity for ?
This programme is for supervisory staff below Registered Manager Level, who would benefit from an introduction to leadership programme. This programme is for individuals who have not attended any other leadership programmes in the past and who are keen to improve their supervisory skills to provide added value on their return to the workplace. As with other Care Leadership programme delegates will be expected to choose a mini project that would contribute to improving their effectiveness or that of the organisation in which they work.

The programme is different to the recent HEE-funded Care Leadership programme.

How long is the programme and on what dates will the modules be held ?

This five day leaders’ programme run by Grey Matter Learning as a Skills for Care Endorsed learning provider supports staff to develop skills in supervision, CQC inspections, behaviours and culture, as well as assisting with confidence, idea-sharing and networking opportunities.

  • Module 1: Successful Behaviours for Leaders and Managers- 4 February 2020
  • Module 2: Developing a Positive Culture- 13 February 2020
  • Module 3: Effective Supervision- 3 March 2020
  • Module 4: Leading and Managing the Process of Change- 12 March 2020
  • Module 5: Leading and Managing the Inspection Process- 24 March 2020

Do delegates have to attend all modules?

Yes there is a requirement to attend all modules so delegates should take note of the dates when signing up for the programme. If one module is missed, delegates can attend a webinar (cost £60 including VAT) to ensure they complete the programme. Only people who have attended all 5 days or 4 face to face sessions and a webinar will be certificated.

Is there a charge for attending?

The cost of each delegate place is £500 however this can be fully funded. Normally providers are asked to claim back the £500 delegate place fee when they complete their organisations Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set. On this occasion there is no need to pay in advance, but providers are required to complete the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS) (formerly known as NMDS-SC).

Where will the modules be held?

The programme will be held at Oxford Innovation.

Find out more…

Click here and reserve your place and we will support you to acquire the funding.

Module 1 – Successful behaviours for leaders and managers: Learning outcomes

  • Define what is meant by ‘leadership’ and ‘management’ and explain the difference between them;
  • Explain why managers need both leadership and management skills;
  • Describe the features of effective leadership;
  • Identify methods for building trust and effective relationships;
  • Describe own role in establishing internal and external relationships;
  • Define the benefits of networking;
  • Identify features of partnership working;
  • Explain how people using services, their families and carers could be important team members;
  • Identify the range of individuals, organisations and community groups who could be part of a team contributing to positive outcomes;
  • Explain ways to capture evidence and measure the impact of the changes made;
  • Develop an initial action plan to implement the learning that has taken place.
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