Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare L5

Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in residential childcare settings for children and young people. The qualification enables the learner to gain essential skills and knowledge for leading in a residential childcare setting, including: leading and managing a team, leading and managing group living, leading practice to support children and young people, implementing policies and procedures. It also offers the learner the opportunity to cover optional topics which are particularly suited to specific residential childcare and respite care settings. Advanced Learner Loan available

START DATE AND TIME:
Thu, 1st August 2019
1000 - 1300
DURATION:
52 weeks
Code:
FC005
Full fee:
£1800
Concessionary fee:*
£1500

TUTOR:

Susan Hart

Address

TBC

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in residential childcare settings for children and young people. The qualification enables the learner to gain essential skills and knowledge for leading in a residential childcare setting, including: leading and managing a team, leading and managing group living, leading practice to support children and young people, implementing policies and procedures.
It also offers the learner the opportunity to cover optional topics which are particularly suited to specific residential childcare and respite care settings. Advanced Learner Loan available

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Leading and managing a team.
  • Leading and managing group living.
  • Leading practice to support children and young people.
  • Implementing policies and procedures.
  • Lead practice to support the safeguarding and protection of children and young people.
  • Undertake professional development in residential childcare settings.
  • COURSE CONTENT

    This qualification is part of the new Children’s Homes Regulations, which came into force in April 2015. It has replaced the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care, and Children and Young People’s Services (Children and Young People’s Residential Management Pathway), as the required qualification for those working in children’s homes.

    This qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in residential childcare settings for children and young people. The qualification enables the learner to gain essential skills and knowledge for leading in a residential childcare setting, including: leading and managing a team, leading and managing group living, leading practice to support children and young people, and implementing policies and procedures. It also offers the learner the opportunity to cover optional topics, which are particularly suited to specific residential childcare and respite care settings.


    TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

    This course is available for groups in the same setting, or on a 1:1 basis.
    Knowledge is delivered to cover the standards as necessary and the learner is observed at work.
    A Portfolio of work is produced to show competence, in accordance with the NOS.


    COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    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, in order to be able to study for the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for residential Childcare (England).


    HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

    The Portfolio is subject to Internal and External Verification throughout the course.


    EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

    Homework is set for completion outside the course hours.


    MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

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    WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    Contact Susan Hart at s.hart@paca.uk.com

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