Skills for Care

Developing leaders and managers

Leaders and managers should have the opportunity to develop themselves, if the highest standards of quality in social care are to be met and maintained across the sector. 

Investing in leaders and managers at all levels is crucial. Our leadership development programmes, tools and resources support aspiring managers through to top leaders.


Manager induction standards

The Manager Induction Standards set out what new and aspiring managers need to know and understand.

Leadership Qualities Framework

The attitudes and behaviours needed for effective leadership at all levels.

Developing new managers and deputies guide

To support succession planning for the next generation of managers.

Leadership programmes and CPD

Find out about our leadership programmes and CPD modules delivered exclusively be Skills for Care endorsed learning providers.

Moving Up

This leadership programme is for Black and Asian minoritised groups who are managers or aspiring managers and want to take the next step in their learning and development in order to progress their careers.

Introductory modules for managers

The 11 'Introductory modules for managers' is eLearning to support the development of new and aspiring managers and are based on the 11 standards in the Manager Induction Standards.

Supporting the development of leadership skills

Our leadership offer includes programmes, practical tools, and opportunities to make connections that will help leaders to develop their confidence and capability.