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Care Services Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Adult Care Worker
Assess, review and deliver support services to meet the needs of clients under the direct guidance of professional leadership
Adult Care Manager
Lead, coach, guide team members to deliver care to clients and client groups whilst also seeking to achieve a high level of self development usually based on a care specialism
Children, Young People and Families Worker
Assess, review and deliver services to support and meet the needs of clients under the direct guidance of professional leadership
Children, Young People and Families Manager
Achieve a positive and lasting change in the status of client's lives and seek to raise the effectiveness of the services provided through regular reviews assisted by supervision
Children, Young People & Families Manager within the Community
Manager in Children's Residential Care
Children, Young People & Families Practitioner within the Community
Practitioner in Children's Residential Care
Care Services Professional
Lead, manage and deliver a whole care process to support clients including their assurance and improvement often requiring specialist care expertise.
Advice, Guidance & Advocacy Practitioner
Support clients to make decisions about their care, access information and ensure their rights are upheld.
Advocacy Worker
Personal Advisor (Care Leavers)