Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services
NCFE CACHE LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN LEADERSHIP FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE AND CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S SERVICES (ENGLAND) (CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S MANAGEMENT)
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in children and young people’s services.
It has two pathways:
• Advanced Practice
This qualification is available for learners aged 19 and above and has no specific entry requirements, however you might consider taking your Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT. It is aimed at managers and senior practitioners working in health and social care or childcare settings. Candidates should have ideally achieved qualification in related areas at level 3 or above.
Learners will need to be working in the role of Deputy or Manager in an appropriate setting, or have the opportunity to carry out responsibilities associated with these roles to be able to study for the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (90 credits).
To achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (QCF) Learners must achieve a minimum of 90 credits.
A total of 68 credits will be achieved from the mandatory units.
Unit 01 Use and develop systems that promote communication
Unit 02 Promote professional development
Unit 03 Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
Unit 04 Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
Unit 05 Work in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
Unit 06 Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people
Unit 07: Understand children and young person’s development
Unit 08: Lead practice that supports positive outcomes for child and young person development.
Unit 09: Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the safeguarding of children and young people
Unit 10: Lead and manage a team within a health and social care or children and young people’s setting
Unit 11: Develop professional supervision practice in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings
Unit 12: Lead practice in promoting the well-being and resilience of children and young people.
The remaining 22 credits from the optional units, depending on the job role.
Assessment of the qualification
To achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in this qualification specification.
The qualification assesses the knowledge and performance of the learner in the workplace.
The knowledge will be assessed with the help of questions and answers, case studies, discussions with the assessors, recognition of prior learning and other methods that might be to the advantage of the learner.
To assess the performance of the learner, a work placement is needed so the Assessor can conduct at least two observations for the learner. The learner might need to provide pieces of evidence produced in the workplace.
You can usually complete the qualification in a year.
What are the progression opportunities?
On completion learners can progress to a wide range of job roles depending on the pathway taken. The following list is not all-inclusive, but gives a taster of the opportunities available in either adult or children and young people’s settings:
• Deputy Manager
• Assistant Manager
• Care Broker
• Case Manager
• Senior Support Worker
• Day Care Manager
Instalment plan: £50 first payment , and instalments between £50 and £100/ month, you decide.