Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social care and Children & Young People’s Service

Overview

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Health & Social Care qualification is for learners who work in health and social care and children and young people’s services listed below in the following roles: Registered Managers, Managers, Assistant managers, Deputy managers, Senior care/support workers/supervisors, Co-ordinators, Team leaders etc. These qualifications guide and assess development of knowledge, understanding and skills in leadership and management practice within health and social care and children and young people’s services and serves as the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements for the sector in England.

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social care and Children & Young People’s Service

Course content:

The course covers the following 7 units:

  • Unit 501 – Use and develop systems that promote communication
  • Unit 502 – Promote professional development
  • Unit 503 – Champion equality diversity and inclusion
  • Unit 504 – Develop health and safety and risk management policies procedures and practices in health & social care and young people’s settings
  • Unit 505 – Working in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Unit 506 – Understand child and young person’s development
  • Unit 507 – Lead practice that supports positive outcomes for child and young person development
  • Unit 508 – Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the safeguarding of children and young people
  • Unit 509 – Lean and manage group living for children
  • Unit 510 – Lead and manage a team within health & social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Unit 511 – Develop professional supervision practice in health and social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Unit 512 – Lead practice in promoting the well-being and resilience of children and young people.

 

Entry Requirements:

Learners are required to have a minimum of a Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent, and must be in a leadership, supervisory or managerial role, within the Health & Social Care and children and young people’s settings.

 

Method of assessment:

Assessment takes place through evaluation of work-based performance, presenting evidence, witness testimony and questioning. A portfolio of evidence is produced which demonstrates that the candidate can perform to the level described.

 

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children and Young People Service (3978)

Duration of course

Days/Evenings/Weekends

 

Attendance Options

Up to 8 months


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