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(NVQ/QCF) Leadership for Health & Social Care & Children & Young People’s Services Level 5

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These qualifications are aimed at those seeking work in health and social care with adults and those already working in organisations who wish to further develop their skills. The qualifications are designed to cater for the technical skills, knowledge and understanding required in specific job roles in the Health and Social Care Sector. They also reflect the range and depth of competence in areas in the sector, which allows the learner to develop their own personal growth and engagement. 

Components Diploma in Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services Level 5
Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) [Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings]
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) [All 6 have been mapped to the qualification within this Apprenticeship]
Awarding body EDEXCEL / TQUK
Overview Industry recognised certification for Health and Social Care working with Children and Young People
Intended for Those seeking work in Health and Social Care and those already working in organisations who wish to develop their skills.
Duration NVQ only - to be agreed, Apprenticeship - 12 month minimum
Requirements To complete this qualification, candidates must achieve 90 Credits from a choice of units specialising within your service sector.
Delivery All workplace based (for individuals or groups)
Assessment Observation, discussion, personal statement, supporting documentation, portfolio of evidence (internal assessment), and practical demonstrations.
Learner support Learning material, optional in-company workshops
Progression Courses in working with children and young people at undergraduate and postgraduate level or job roles such as Manager of Residential Services, Day Service Managers, Managers of Domiciliary Services and Senior Care Workers
Fees Funding available subject to eligibility

 

(Level 5 NVQ/QCF) Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) - Qualification structure

To achieve the Leadership for Health and Social Care full Level 5 qualification, the learner must complete a minimum of ninety credits, of which sixty-six credits must be selected from units at Level 5 or above. Thirty credits must be completed from Group A Mandatory Units and the remaining sixty must be achieved from a pathway..

 

Group A - Mandatory Units

QCF level

Credit

Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication

5

3

Promote Professional Development

4

4

Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

5

4

Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

5

Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

4

4

Undertake a Research Project within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People

5

10

 

Children and Young People’s Management Pathway

Learners must achieve the minimum of ninety credits to achieve this qualification, this includes the thirty mandatory credits from the units above. From this pathway, sixty credits must be achieved; of which thirty-eight must be completed from Group B1 core units; a minimum of twelve credits from B2 optional units; the remaining credits can be achieved from Group B2, B3 or B4 optional units [maximum six units from B3].

 

Group B1 – Core Units                                 

QCF level

Credit

Understand Children and Young Person’s Development

5

6

Lead Practice that Supports Positive Outcomes for Child and Young Person Development

5

6

Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People

5

6

Lead and Manage a Team Within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

6

7

Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Work Settings

5

5

Lead Practice in Promoting the Wellbeing and Resilience of Children and Young People

5

8

 

Group B2 – Optional Management Units   

QCF level

Credit

Develop Procedures and Practice to Respond to Concerns and Complaints

5

6

Recruitment and Selection Within Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

4

3

Facilitate the Development of Effective Group Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

Facilitate Coaching and Mentoring of Practitioners in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

Manage Induction in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

4

3

Facilitate Change in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

5

6

Manage an Inter-Professional Team in a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

6

7

Manage Finance within own Area of Responsibility in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

4

4

Manage Quality in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

5

5

Develop and Evaluate Operational Plans for own Area of Responsibility

5

6

Manage Physical Resources

4

3

 

Group B3 – Optional Knowledge Units

QCF level

Credit

Understand Partnership Working

4

1

Understand How to Manage a Team

4

3

Understanding Professional Supervision Practice

4

3

Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

3

3

Understand Physical Disability

3

3

Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals

3

3

Understand Sensory Loss

3

3

Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health

3

3

Understand Advance Care Planning

3

3

End of Life and Dementia Care

3

2

Understand how to support Individuals during the Last Days of Life

3

3

Support People who are Providing Homes for Individuals

4

6

Support Individuals to Stay Safe from Harm or Abuse

3

4

Assess the Needs of Carers and Families

3

4

 

Group B4 – General Optional Units

QCF level

Credit

Manage Domiciliary Services

5

6

Lead the Management of Transitions

5

4

(1*)Lead Positive Behavioural Support

7

10

Develop Provision for Family Support

5

5

Lead Support for Disabled Children and Young People and their Carers

6

8

Lead Active Support

5

5

Active Support: Lead Interactive Training

5

4

Promote Access to Healthcare for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

5

6

Promote Good Practice in the Support of Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions

5

7

Support Families who are Affected by Acquired Brain Injury

3

3

Support Families who Have a Child with a Disability

3

3

Support the Development of Community Partnerships

4

5

Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services

3

4

Support Individuals at the End of Life

3

7

Work with Families, Carers and Individuals During Times of Crisis

4

5

(2*)Implement the Positive Behavioural Support model

4

8

Support Individuals to Access Education, Training or Employment

4

4

Promote Awareness of Sensory Loss

5

3

Support the Use of Assistive Technology

5

4

Explore Models of Disability

5

5

Support Individuals with Sensory Loss with Communication

5

5

Support Individuals with Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities

5

5

Support Children’s Speech, Language and Communication

3

4

Understand the Needs of Children and Young People who are Vulnerable and Experiencing Poverty and Disadvantage

4

5

(3*)Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

4

12

(4*)Independent Mental Health Advocacy

4

7

(5*)Providing Independent Advocacy Management

4

11

(6*)Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults

4

5

(7*)Independent Advocacy with Children and Young People

4

7

(8*)Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy – Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

4

5

Recognise Indications of Substance Misuse and Refer Individuals to Specialists

3

4

Identify and Act Upon Immediate Risk of Danger to Substance Mis-users

3

4

Understand Professional Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

 

Barred combination of units

(1*) & (2*)

(3*) & (4*) & (5*) & (6*) & (7*) & (8*)

 

Children and Young People’s Advanced Practice Pathway

Learners must achieve the minimum of ninety credits to achieve this qualification, this includes the thirty mandatory credits from the units above. From this pathway, sixty credits must be achieved; of which twenty-six must be completed from Group C1 core units; the remaining credits can be achieved from Group C2, C3 or C4 optional units [maximum six units from C3].

 

Group C1 – Core Units                                 

QCF level

Credit

Understand Children and Young Person’s Development

5

6

Lead Practice that Supports Positive Outcomes for Child and Young Person Development

5

6

Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People

5

6

Lead Practice in Promoting the Wellbeing and Resilience of Children and Young People

5

8

 

Group C2 – Optional Management Units   

QCF level

Credit

Develop Procedures and Practice to Respond to Concerns and Complaints

5

6

Recruitment and Selection Within Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

4

3

Facilitate the Development of Effective Group Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

Facilitate Coaching and Mentoring of Practitioners in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

Manage Induction in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

4

3

Facilitate Change in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

5

6

Manage an Inter-Professional Team in a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

6

7

Manage Finance within own Area of Responsibility in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

4

4

Manage Quality in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

5

5

Develop and Evaluate Operational Plans for own Area of Responsibility

5

6

Manage Physical Resources

4

3

 

Group C3 – Optional Knowledge Units      

QCF level

Credit

Understand Partnership Working

4

1

Understand How to Manage a Team

4

3

Understanding Professional Supervision Practice

4

3

Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

3

3

Understand Physical Disability

3

3

Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals

3

3

Understand Sensory Loss

3

3

Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health

3

3

Understand Advance Care Planning

3

3

End of Life and Dementia Care

3

2

Understand how to support Individuals during the Last Days of Life

3

3

Support People who are Providing Homes for Individuals

4

6

Support Individuals to Stay Safe from Harm or Abuse

3

4

Assess the Needs of Carers and Families

3

4

 

Group C4 – General Optional Units

QCF level

Credit

Manage Domiciliary Services

5

6

Lead the Management of Transitions

5

4

(9*)Lead Positive Behavioural Support

7

10

Develop Provision for Family Support

5

5

Lead Support for Disabled Children and Young People and their Carers

6

8

Lead Active Support

5

5

Active Support: Lead Interactive Training

5

4

Promote Access to Healthcare for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

5

6

Promote Good Practice in the Support of Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions

5

7

Support Families who are Affected by Acquired Brain Injury

3

3

Support Families who Have a Child with a Disability

3

3

Support the Development of Community Partnerships

4

5

Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services

3

4

Support Individuals at the End of Life

3

7

Work with Families, Carers and Individuals During Times of Crisis

4

5

(10*)Implement the Positive Behavioural Support model

4

8

Support Individuals to Access Education, Training or Employment

4

4

Promote Awareness of Sensory Loss

5

3

Support the Use of Assistive Technology

5

4

Explore Models of Disability

5

5

Support Individuals with Sensory Loss with Communication

5

5

Support Individuals with Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities

5

5

Support Children’s Speech, Language and Communication

3

4

Understand the Needs of Children and Young People who are Vulnerable and Experiencing Poverty and Disadvantage

4

5

(11*)Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

4

12

(12*)Independent Mental Health Advocacy

4

7

(13*)Providing Independent Advocacy Management

4

11

(14*)Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults

4

5

(15*)Independent Advocacy with Children and Young People

4

7

(16*)Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy – Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

4

5

Recognise Indications of Substance Misuse and Refer Individuals to Specialists

3

4

Identify and Act Upon Immediate Risk of Danger to Substance Mis-users

3

4

Understand Professional Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

 

Barred combination of units

(9*) & (10*)

(11*) & (12*) & (13*) & (14*) & (15*) & (16*)


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