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Examples of completed progress logs and case studies to show how the Induction Framework can be used to support the registration of social care managers who do not hold one of the required qualifications.

Manager and employer workshops to support implementing the Induction Framework

We have arranged monthly workshops to support the implementation of the All Wales Induction Framework for Social Care Managers.

These workshops are for managers, employers and those who are responsible for supporting new managers in post.

Note that workshops 1, 2 and 3 will cover the same topic it is not necessary for you to attend more than one.

You can register for the workshops using the links below:

We will hold further workshops later on in the new year and will base them on feedback received from workshops 1, 2 and 3.

Links to register for these workshops will be made available soon.

  • Tuesday, 13 April, 2pm to 4pm
  • Monday, 10 May, 10am to 12pm
  • Wednesday, 16 June, 2pm to 4pm
  • Thursday, 15 July, 10am to 12pm
  • Wednesday, 8 September, 2pm to 4pm
  • Monday, 4 October, 10am to 12pm
  • Monday, 8 November, 2pm to 4pm
  • Thursday, 12 December, 10am to 12pm.


Examples of completed progress logs

The progress logs should be used to note evidence drawn on to confirm achievement of the induction standard e.g. qualification completion, supervision, records, observation of practice or witness testimonies. You should complete the column ‘how I have met this standard’ with a brief summary of the activities you have undertaken. The person signing the standard off will then need to add their comments and you should both date and sign.

Your manager/appointed person should complete the summary notes with a list of the evidence used. these examples of completed progress logs show you how these may be completed.

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Sample progress log - Section 4: Professional Practice
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Sample progress log - Section 11: Lead and manage care and support for individuals living in care home settings

Case study 1

Sian wants to register as a Residential Child Care Manager:

Sian’s qualification was awarded 16th June 2020 - Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Residential Management (England), completed 88 credits.

Managed residential services for young adults (18 – 25) with a learning disability/autism – no experience working with children and young people.

Employer also offers services to children and young people, Sian applied for and accepted for post in same organisation as manager of residential short breaks service for children and young people with learning disability/autism.

We would accept the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Adults' Residential Management (England) with a training requirement for Sian to complete the induction framework including section 8: ‘Lead and manage service provision for disabled children and young people’ by renewal of registration (3 years).

Case study 2

June wants to register as an adult care home manager:

June has worked for the local authority for 17 years, 12 of these as a family support worker and 5 as a manager of family support services. She has recently been appointed as peripatetic manager for care home services within the local authority. She does not have any experience of working with older people.

June holds the following qualifications; she has also completed the Health and Social Care All Wales Induction Framework and workbooks as a means of updating herself.

  • NVQ Level 3 Caring for Children and Young People - July 2006
  • NVQ Level 4 Health and Social Care – Children and Young People – April 2008
  • NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Management – August 2015
  • ILM Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management – August 2015
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management – November 2015.

We would accept June’s qualifications for registration with a training requirement for June to complete the All Wales Induction framework for Social Care Managers including section 11 ‘Lead and manage service provision for care home settings’ by renewal of registration (3 years).

Case study 3

Megan wants to register as a Residential Child Care Manager:

Megan holds the following qualifications:

  • L5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership (2018)
  • L4 NVQ Leadership and Manager of Care Services (Units B6 and B7 which are the specific units needed to register as a Residential Child care manager, these have not completed) (2012)
  • L3 NVQ Health and Social Care (adults) (2008)

Megan has the following employment history – all of which is working with adults:

  • Oct 2009 – June 2012 Domiciliary care coordinator
  • June 2012 – October 2012 Domiciliary care service manager
  • November 2012 – February 2019 Home Manager for residential home for adults with learning disabilities and mental health
  • From February 2019 – time application received (March 2020) - Deputy manager of a care home for children.

We would accept Megan’s qualifications with a training requirement for her to complete the induction framework including section 7 ‘Lead and manage service provision for children and young people who are looked after’ by renewal of registration (3 years).

Case study 4

Alun wants to register as a Residential Child Care Manager

Alun completed the Level 5 diploma in Leadership of Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People’s Management) (Wales and Northern Ireland) in October 2020 but he did not complete the unit ‘Lead and manage group living for children and young people’ which would be needed for him to achieve the Children and Young People’s Residential Management pathway.

Alun was working as a deputy manager at a residential home for children and young people whilst completing the qualification.

We would accept Alun’s qualification with a training requirement for him to complete the induction framework including section 7 ‘Lead and manage service provision for children and young people who are looked after’ by renewal of registration (3 years).

Case study 5

Abdul wants to register as a Domiciliary Care Manager (adults services):

Abdul holds the Level 5 diploma in Leadership of health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (adults management) (England) – 80 credits. It was completed in April 2020.

Abdul was working as a registered manager and assistant operations manager at a domiciliary care agency in England whilst completing the qualification.

We would accept Abdul’s qualification with a training requirement for him to complete the induction framework by renewal of registration (3 years). This would ensure Abdul has covered all of the relevant Welsh legislation and is able to apply this in his practice (Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act, Regulation and Inspection of Social Care Services (Wales) Act, All Wales Safeguarding Procedures, Welsh Language etc.)

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