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Care Management Trainee (fast-track management)

Job details
Posting date: 10 June 2024
Salary: £24,500.00 to £24,500.00 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 08 July 2024
Location: Surrey, RH2 0AH
Company: Active Prospects
Job type: Contract
Job reference: ORG2530-CTMCTCRei01


Fast Track into Management in Adult Health and Social Care with the Care Talent Collective – unlock your leadership potential.

Role: Care Management Trainee

Location: Reigate and nearby locations

Contract: Fixed Term Contract - 2 years

Salary: starting from £24,500 per annum for 37.5 hours per week

Hours: 37.5 hours, part-time hours may be considered

About the Care Talent Collective

The Care Talent Collective is the first of its kind: an alliance of seven leading care providers in Surrey, including Active Prospects, which has received government funding to lead an innovative talent management programme over the next two years.

This is a high-profile initiative which gives you the opportunity to unlock your potential and embark on a rewarding journey with our Fast Track into Management programme. This is a 2-year programme with a guaranteed interview for a manager’s position at the end of the programme. You will gain up to a level 5 qualification in Health and Social Care, a recognised leadership qualification, and the opportunity to become a positive Behaviour support coach. It provides an enriched and structured pathway into management in adult social care, equipping you with skills and experience that will set you up for a fulfilling career. You'll engage in person-centred care, enhance the lives of individuals with complex care issues, learning disabilities and autistic people, and foster their aspirations. Half of all roles in social care are supporting people with Learning Disabilities and autistic people. It is a significant sector employing 750,000 people nationally, with huge potential for advancement as well as making a real difference to people’s lives.

We encourage talent from diverse backgrounds and offer professional accreditation, which you will work towards alongside your day job of transforming people's lives. Collaborate with Experts by Experience, learn through assistive technology, and be part of a transformative sector that values and nurtures its workforce. Join us to make a difference in the lives of local people, promote independence, and drive positive health outcomes through technology. Your journey starts here!

Fast Track into Management Programme

The Fast Track into Management programme offers a structured, branded, and trusted approach that is ideal for ambitious people who are looking to unlock their leadership potential in a rewarding, supportive environment. You don’t need to have previous experience in care: this programme is open to anyone who may not have previously considered a career in care. We actively encourage applicants of all ages, and from ethnic minority backgrounds. This pathway provides a clear and rewarding career trajectory that is both competitive and fulfilling.

The Fast Track Into Management programme offers a rotation of placements across providers and settings, allowing you the opportunity to gain experience across a variety of areas. You will be part of a network of like-minded people who will be placed in one of Surrey's top social care providers but will come together regularly for shared training and networking opportunities. This will give you the chance to tap into a wide range of experiences, insights, and best practices.

Not only can you to benefit from a collective expertise but also from a stimulating environment for learning and development. Your contributions to the field will be amplified, as you'll be able to draw from the collective wisdom of these providers, while bringing your own insights to the table.

Key Responsibilities

You will provide support to adults with diverse care needs, focusing on competencies such as enabling motivation and aspiration for full lives. You will emphasise a person-centred approach, working through co-production with people who use our services to meet their unique needs, including supporting vocational learning, employment, learning new skills for independence and supporting a person's health and wellbeing. You will encourage people to form and maintain friendships, relationships and community networks, an offer behavioural support and functional development to promote indendence and wellbeing.

You will actively partake in the learning pathway, collaborating with others, and attending course sessions and monthly workshops that will provide you with the skills required in leadership.

Person Specification

Skills and Abilities:

GCSEs/O-Level in Maths and English.
Living In the UK for 3 years or have indefinite leave to remain status.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to empathise with people who use our services both verbally and in writing, and to adapt your style to different audiences. You will be able to present your ideas appropriately and persuasively, while actively listening and engaging with other contributions.
A caring and compassionate nature.
Strong attention to detail for record-keeping and care documentation.
The ability to work well within a team and take direction from senior staff.
Good level of IT skills.
Willingness to take on personal care tasks if required to meet the needs of people being supported.
Actively promote EDI (Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion) in employment and service delivery- to enable people to have equitable outcomes, equal voices, profiles respected and supported, and to be part of inclusive teams and communities.
Ability to sometimes work without supervision.


No prior experience is required, but a willingness to learn and a passion for making a positive difference to people's lives is essential.

What are you waiting for?

Apply today or contact us on 07989 729762 and to speak to our friendly recruitment team.

Please note, all offers are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment compliance standards, including satisfactory references, DBS clearance, and a health check.

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