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Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare

The Level 5 Diploma is the required qualification for learners wanting to work in Residential Childcare in a management role. This is the required qualification for learners wanting to work in residential care with children in a management role. New managers will need to complete the qualification within three years of employment. This qualification will be the accepted qualification for registration and regulation where appropriate and can demonstrate continuing professional development. 

This qualification has been developed as the result of a review of the existing residential childcare qualifications and provision driven by the Secretary of State for Children and Families in light of the recent reports highlighting the shortfalls in residential childcare. It has been developed by the Department for Education, Skills for Care and Development and the employers in the industry.

 

Link reference:60152679

Modules

Core knowledge

  • Understand children and young people’s development in residential childcare

  • Understand support for children and young people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged

Core skills

  • Lead and manage a team within a residential childcare setting

  • Lead practice to support the safeguarding and protection of children and young people in residential childcare

  • Lead practice for communication and information management in residential childcare settings

  • Manage risk in residential childcare

  • Lead and manage group living in residential childcare

  • Lead a service that can support children or young people who have experienced harm or abuse

Achieving outcomes

  • Lead practice to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people in residential childcare

  • Implement a Positive Relationship Policy in residential childcare

  • Lead practice to support the well-being and resilience of children and young people in residential childcare

  • Lead practice in safe use of digital, internet and mobile technology with children and young people

Professional practice

  • Undertake professional development in residential childcare settings

  • Lead practice to promote the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people in residential childcare

  • Lead networks and multi-agency work to benefit children and young people in residential childcare

Price

£1,900

Duration

6-12 mths

Accreditation

Approved by City & Guilds

Access to a PC / LapTop

Internet connection

System requirements