Learning Programmes for 2019/20

Lead to Succeed – 5-day course

The Lead to Succeed programme is aimed at Deputy and aspiring managers and teaches how successful behaviours and practical strategies can support aspiring leaders in their day to day work, as well as considering how they could implement these behaviours and strategies, now and in the future. 

Day 1: Successful behaviour for leaders and managers

Day 2: Developing a positive culture

Day 3: Effective supervision 

Day 4: Leading and managing the process of change

Day 5: Leading and supporting the inspection process

FreeBird have run the Lead to Succeed Programme successfully throughout 2018 and 2019

“I have learnt a lot due to the Lead to Succeed programme.  My confidence grew massively as I realised that I knew a lot of things already, I just didn’t put it into practice. I have already been able to use my new skills and knowledge in my job.”  Aspiring manager, part of the Skills for Care Aspiring manager pilot”. - Feedback from an Aspiring Manager as part of the Skills for Care aspiring manager pilot. 

Well-led – 4-day course

The Well-Led programme is for Registered Managers and other operational managers and is grounded in the reality of social care delivery. It has been developed in partnership with Registered Managers familiar with the day to day challenges of leading a care team. It is underpinned by models of leadership that can be practically applied to deliver change ad promote best practice.

Day 1: Know yourself and looking inwards

Day 2: Leading a successful service and looking around 

Day 3: Leading high performing teams and looking sideways

Day 4: Leading in and beyond the boundaries of your service and looking outwards

“Learning from other managers and the facilitators was a great place to reflect on plans for my service, make changes to my approach and forge new plans. The Well-led programme is relevant to both new and experienced managers, because you are talking about the same thing -striving for improvement.” – Feedback from Jason Denny, Registered Manager at Old Hastings House. 

Registered Manager CPD: Managing yourself 

This is a 1-day CPD programme for Registered Managers that focuses on understanding your role, resilience and tackling isolation and time management. 

This programme is being developed by Skills for Care with Registered Managers and leading learning providers. It will be launched in October 2019.

Registered manager CPD: Performance management

This is a 1-day CPD programme for Registered Managers that focuses on performance management, motivating staff and leading for positive behaviour. 

This programme is being developed by Skills for Care with Registered Managers and leading learning providers. It will be launched in October 2019.

Registered Manager CPD: Culture

This is a 1-day CPD programme for Registered Managers that focuses on embedding culture, making the link to values and managing and supporting change. 

This programme is being developed by Skills for Care with Registered Managers and leading learning providers. It will be launched in October 2019.