This qualification has been created to develop and reward the business health and social care workers of today and the future, and to continue to bring recognition and professionalism to the health and social care sector. The rationale of the programme is to provide a career path for learners who wish to develop their management and care capabilities within the health and social care sector.Learners studying this Diploma will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study:Analysing, synthesising and summarising information criticallyThe ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding the ability to think independently and solve problemsApply subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problemsRecognise the moral and ethical issues of health and social care practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conductAn appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of health and social care service provisionCapacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, assemble arguments in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialistsTransferable skills and knowledge which will enable individuals to meet changing needsCircumstances, whether within their own area of employment, or through promotion to a supervisory or management position, or to adapt to changes in the health/social care environmentTo motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.
Jobseekers who are seeking employment and would like to Register for work, can:
Disabled jobseekers can contact the Lino Spiteri Foundation on the following numbers:
LSF Malta: 22201765-8
LSF Gozo: 22201965
Further guidelines on the registration process can be found here.
Employers who need to recruit employees can contact us on 22201600 for assistance.
Further guidelines on how to open vacancies online can be found here.
Employers who are going to dismiss or have recently dismissed employees including Third Country Nationals are requested to contact 153.
Details about applications for Third Country Nationals who were previously in possession of a valid residence permit/work permit and who had their employment terminated as of March 2020 can be found here.