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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.

Care Services

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.

Care Services

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.

  • Counsellor
  • 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.

Care Services

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