There are a variety of support networks for different leadership roles, such as the Registered Managers Network, the Deputy Managers Network and the Nominated Individuals Network.
These networks will enable you to discuss challenges and share ideas with people in similar roles to yourself.
The Skills for Care advice line is another route if you wanted to explore the support that they provide.
Your own professional development is important and there is a variety of leadership courses, to support you with refining your management skills.
There are several training providers who are endorsed by Skills for Care who run training courses that can support those in a leadership role.
Individuals with management potential should be identified and supported to develop their own leadership skills.
More information on how to support and develop managers can be found on Skills for Care.
Things to consider
- There are a variety of support networks to support the leadership team.
- The Managers Quality Networking Forum is typically run twice a year and the Care Market Development Team should be contacted for further information.
- Consider your own professional development through training courses.
- Skills for Care offer an advice line.
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