Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children & Young People’s Services (England)
This course is awarded by City and Guilds and has been designed for those who want to work in a management position within the health & social care sector, specialising in adult care. The purpose of the City and Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) is to develop the knowledge and skills required by managers and leaders.
Achieving the qualification enables candidates with the skills to innovate and positively address challenges and opportunities in a changing environment. The course covers the key elements of leadership skills within a Health and Social Care Setting.
If you are a registered Care Manager for residential or children services or would like to become one, as per CQC requirements you are required to hold this qualification, as it has replaced the Level 4 Registered Managers qualification.
You will need to achieve a minimum of 90 credits to obtain this qualification.
Who are the qualifications for?
For learners who work in health and social care and children and young people’s services listed below in the following roles:
• Registered Managers
• Assistant managers
• Deputy managers
• Senior care/support workers/supervisors
• Team leaders
What do the qualifications cover?
The qualification covers the key elements required by managers and leaders in the Health and Social Care setting. It is a CQC REQUIREMENT for managers to be Level 5 qualified. This course will give you the key skills to address challenges within the workplace, as well as embrace opportunities to enhance the quality of care, meet standards and enhance effectiveness and efficiency within your team.
Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication
Promote Professional Development
Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion CREDITS
Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care
Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children or Young People’s Settings
Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people
Understand Child and young people development
Lead practice that supports positive outcome for child and young person development
Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the safeguarding of children and young people
Lead and manage a team within a health and social care or children and young people’s setting
Develop professional supervision practice in health and social care or children and young people’s work settings
Lead practice in promoting the well-being and resilience of children and young people
Develop procedures and practice to respond to concerns and complaints
Recruitment and selection within health and social care or children and young people’s settings
Facilitate the development of effective group practice in children and young people settings
Facilitate coaching and mentoring of practitioners in children and young people’s settings
Manage induction in children and young people’s settings
You will have a series of questions to answer for each module as well as observations required by your manager who is at Level 5 standard.