Care Services: Career Map
Technical occupations: skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering, that typically require qualifications at levels 2/3.
Cluster: 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.
Cluster: Adult Care Worker
Assess, review and deliver support services to meet the needs of clients under the direct guidance of professional leadership.
- Adult Care Worker
- Lead Adult Care Worker
Higher Technical occupations: require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. They typically require qualifications at levels 4/5.
Cluster: 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.
- Child & Adolescent Mental Health Worker
- Children, Young People & Families Manager:
- Manager in Children’s Residential Care
- Children, Young People & Families Manager within the Community
- Children, Young People & Families Practitioner:
- Practitioner in Children’s Residential Care & Children
- Young People & Families Practitioner within the Community
- Family Support Worker
- Personal Advisor
Cluster: 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.
- Lead Practitioner in Adult Care
- Leader in Adult Care
Professional occupations: occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as those occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists.
Cluster: Care Services Professional
Lead, manage and deliver a whole care process to support clients including their assurance and improvement often requiring specialist care expertise.
- Care Navigator
- Church Minister
- Social Sector Professional
- Social Worker
- Welfare Officer
- Youth Worker