Standard 1: Leadership and management

This unit is part of the Manager Induction Standards and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1.1. Leadership and management in adult care settings
    1. 1.1.1 Define ‘leadership’ and ‘management’
    2. 1.1.2 Explain why managers in adult social care settings need both management and leadership skills
    3. 1.1.3 Explain why management and leadership styles may need to be adapted to manage different situations
  2. 1.2. Team leadership
    1. 1.2.1 Describe the key features in effective team leadership and how this needs to be appropriate to your own role and setting
    2. 1.2.2 Describe how to promote a culture of learning, where all learning is valued and there is an environment where staff teams are supported to learn from experience
    3. 1.2.3 Explain how people you support and their family and carers may be important members of the team and how they might be supported in this role
  3. 1.3. Team development
    1. 1.3.1 Identify methods of establishing trust and accountability within a team to build effective relationships, including maintaining an individual personal style which engenders trust
    2. 1.3.2 Describe the importance of encouraging sharing of skills and knowledge between team members to ensure each individual is valued
    3. 1.3.3 Describe how you might develop a shared approach to problems solving for your organisation
    4. 1.3.4 Identify how you could evaluate and review the effectiveness of team performance and how to address challenges that may arise
    5. 1.3.5 Describe strategies and tools you might adopt to reduce stress levels, to build resilience and to maintain the wellbeing of staff within the team, including the safety of lone workers

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