‘Don't expect an easy pathway’: establishing the first national social care management trainee scheme for newly qualified graduates

Daphne Statham (National Skills Academy for Social Care, UK)
Jennifer Bernard (Skills Academy for Social Care and the Social Care Institute, National Skills Academy for Social Care, UK)

International Journal of Leadership in Public Services

ISSN: 1747-9886

Publication date: 13 September 2010

Abstract

This case study examines the reasons that the National Skills Academy for Social Care established the first national social care management trainee scheme for newly qualified graduates. Using information from the National Skills Academy Social Care Team and confidential interviews, this case study describes how the scheme was set up, its aspirations and initial responses from the 20 graduate trainees.

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Statham, D. and Bernard, J. (2010), "‘Don't expect an easy pathway’: establishing the first national social care management trainee scheme for newly qualified graduates", International Journal of Leadership in Public Services, Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 53-60. https://doi.org/10.5042/ijlps.2010.0520

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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