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Deputy progressing to Registered Manager

I am currently a deputy manager in a care home who will be looking to become the registered manager at said place in the next few months will I need to have an interview with CQC

Dear Joanne,

Yes, you will need to be interviewed by the Care Quality Commission. This will take place after you have completed the Application form to be a Registered Manager.

You should also think about the qualification that you will be expected to achieve if you haven’t got it already.

It is the government funded Level 5 Diploma in Health and Care Leadership for Registered Care Managers and Deputy Care Managers seeking CQC registration.

QCS works with Access Skills on training related matters and you can contact them on 0121 510 2169 or on their website http://www.accessskills.co.uk  for information on gaining this qualification.

Best wishes.

Sheila


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Sheila Scott OBE from National Care Association (NCA). Care is Sheila’s life; she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a nursing professional, the owner and manager of a care business and as a leader in the care sector.

Sheila will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Please note that Sheila can not offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the CQC.






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