Highfield Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) (RQF) Children and Young People’s Workforce
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This qualification is designed for individuals who are working, volunteering or on practical placement as managers within the residential childcare sector.
Learners undertaking this qualification will be working with children and young people from birth to 25 years of age. This extended age range takes into account the entitlements for children and young people with complex disabilities and conditions.
It covers the development of children and young people, understanding the provision of support for children and young people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged, leading and managing a team, safeguarding and protecting children and young people, communication and information management, managing risk, leading and managing group living and leading a service to support children and young people who have experienced harm or abuse.
Who is this qualification for?
The course is for senior practitioners in a leadership and management role who work within childcare settings including day nurseries, creches, playgroups, pre-school and reception.
You will need to submit an assignment per unit including reflective accounts and evidence to demonstrate your competency. We encourage anyone who has a passion to learn and confident they can write assignments at level 5, who work in a Health and Social Care Environment, to enrol
1 Understand children and young people’s development in residential childcare
2 Understand support for children and young people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged
3 Lead and manage a team within a residential childcare setting
4 Lead practice to support the safeguarding and protection of children and young people in residential childcare
5 Lead practice for communication and information management in residential childcare settings
6 Manage risk in residential childcare
7 Lead and manage group living in residential childcare
8 Lead a service that can support children or young people who have experienced harm or abuse
9 Lead practice to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people in residential childcare
10 Lead practice to support the well-being and resilience of children and young people in residential childcare
11 Lead practice in safe use of digital, internet and mobile technology with children and young people
12 Lead practice to promote the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people in residential childcare
13 Lead networks and multi-agency work to benefit children and young people in residential childcare
14 Implement a Positive Relationship Policy in residential childcare
15 Undertake professional development in residential childcare settings
OPTIONAL UNITS – To complete, however they can be changed
16 Understand the care system and its impact on children and young people
17 Understand the youth justice system as it relates to residential childcare
18 Understand the context of residential childcare for children and young people with complex disabilities or conditions
1 x Written assignment per unit
2 x Reflective accounts per performance criteria question
Evidence to support competency
1 x observation via your Assessor