Children, Young People and Families Manager

24 Months
Level 5
NCFE
Online
Course Overview:

 

The Children, Young People and Families Manager level 5 course teaches you to lead and manage teams that put the needs of children, young people and families at the centre of practice. You’ll work with professionals from various organisations to ensure excellent outcomes and encourage practitioners to develop skills that support each individual. You’ll also stay updated on research and new developments in the field, model reflective practices and challenge practitioners to ensure their safety. Ultimately, you’ll lead an ethos that inspires practitioners to make a real difference in the lives of children, young people and families.

 

Why choose an apprenticeship with ART Skills Centre?

ART Skills Centre is revolutionising the delivery of apprenticeships. Leveraging our extensive experience in providing quality blended learning to all our learners annually, using our unique blended delivery model that prioritises flexibility and efficiency for both apprentices and employers.

Our focus on high-quality learning resources and approach now extends to the apprenticeship sector, ensuring that more individuals receive personalised training and robust career guidance.

At the ART Skills Centre, we are committed to the personal and professional growth of our learners. Our individualised programme of learning is designed to help learners develop as individuals and employees, and to facilitate their progress at every stage of the learning journey.

 

Entry Requirements:

  • Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end-point assessment.
  • Undertake the Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result

 

BENEFITS

Benefits for Learner(s):

  • Gain a nationally recognized and accredited qualification
  • Earn while learning
  • Access high-quality learning and assessment materials for your employees
  • Receive bespoke support for high-quality “off the job” learning
  • Access support from a qualified assessor / tutor and a Learner Support Advisor (LSA) during scheduled check-ins throughout the apprenticeship

 

Benefits for Organization(s):

  • Improve staff retention
  • Work in partnership with a reputable training provider
  • See rapid improvements in employee performance, productivity, and behaviours that will benefit your organisation

KNOWLEDGE

The following is a list of summarised topics and sub-contents (but not limited to) that a CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES MANAGER must know and understand upon completion of this programme:

Providing Direction and Cohesion:

    • Keeping up-to-date with the latest health and social care research and development, learning and motivation theories, and team dynamics in both internal and external environments

 

  • Dignity and Human Rights at Work:
    • Understanding of values, ethics, and practices related to diversity, equality, rights, and inclusion, as well as approaches to dignity and respect

 

  • Working Through Challenges Safely:
    • Understanding of supervision principles and practices, evidence-based decision making, safeguarding legislation and practices, and health and safety requirements

 

  • Enabling Improved Outcomes for Children:
    • Understanding of statutory frameworks, quality assurance standards and guidance, data-driven improvement approaches, and intervention theories

 

  • Resource Management and Optimization:
    • Understanding the practice and principles of resource management, including the commissioning cycle and its application

 

  • Building Effective Relationships:
    • Understanding the principles and practices of inter-agency and multi-agency work

 

  • Cultivating Professional Development:
    • Understanding of reflective practice, effective continuing professional development, academic research, and evidence-based data

 

Specialist Topics for Manager in Children’s Residential Care 

 

  • Leading Ethos for Children in Residential Care:
    • Understanding of the principles, legislation, theoretical approaches and compliance requirements for long term care and support of children and young people, as well as best practice in the use of restraint

 

  • Practice Development for Youth Residential Care:
    • Understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to meeting the holistic needs of children and young people in care, as well as principles and practice of distributive leadership within the home

 

Specialist Topics for Children, Young People and Families Manager within the Community 

 

  • Partnership Working for Improved Outcomes:
    • Understanding of the national systems of social welfare, local agencies, and community groups, as well as theoretical approaches to effective multi-agency working

 

  • Practice Development for Children and Families:
    • Applying theoretical approaches to contemporary social issues affecting family life and the care of children and young people, priority practice areas and ethical/professional approaches in partnership context

 

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SKILLS

The following is a list of summarised  topics and sub-contents (but not limited to) that a CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES MANAGER must be able to do upon completion of this programme:

 

  • Providing Direction and Cohesion:
      • Leading by establishing a clear ethos, approach, and objectives; applying professional judgement, standards, and codes of practice; and fostering a strong sense of team purpose
  • Dignity and Human Rights at Work:
    • Promoting equality, resilience, dignity, and inclusion through modelling positive behaviour; actively seeking the input and perspectives of others

 

  • Working Through Challenges Safely:
    • Developing and delivering quality supervision, using up-to-date research and theories to inform decision making, managing and mitigating risks, ensuring a safe and stimulating work environment, and monitoring, evaluating, and improving working conditions

 

  • Enabling Improved Outcomes for Children:
    • Setting clear objectives, using data to evaluate outcomes, leading changes that improve outcomes, engaging children, young people, and families in service improvement, managing quality assurance, and proposing improvements to services

 

  • Resource Management and Optimization:
    • Maximising outcomes by managing and deploying total resources, mobilising collective action, and commissioning and contract managing external providers

 

  • Building Effective Relationships:
    • Influencing, persuading and negotiating with others to achieve positive outcomes and builds a culture of continuous improvement in partner organisations

 

  • Cultivating Professional Development:
    • Evaluates and assesses learning styles, listens to and challenges team members, develops a learning culture, and supports practitioners

 

Specialist Topics for Manager in Children’s Residential Care 

 

  • Leading Ethos for Children in Residential Care:
    • Managing and monitoring safe systems of physical restraint, ensuring continuity of care for each child, modelling expected behaviour for staff, and communicating clear responsibilities for the care and support of children

 

  • Practice Development for Youth Residential Care:
    • Managing staff performance to ensure that each child receives the care and support needed to meet their needs and involving staff and stakeholders in the process of improving outcomes through consultation and collaboration

 

Specialist Topics for Children, Young People and Families Manager within the Community

 

  • Partnership Working for Improved Outcomes:
    • Proactively developing and sustaining strategies for joint working to improve outcomes, demonstrating awareness of stakeholders, and initiating appropriate joint budget arrangements

 

  • Practice Development for Children and Families:
    • Developing, implementing, and evaluating effective practices in specific contexts, auditing and measuring performance within a multi-agency context, utilising and sharing information/data, and pioneering new early intervention methods in partnership practice

 

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BEHAVIOURS

The following is a list of summarised topics and sub-contents (but not limited to) on how a CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES MANAGER must behave or demonstrate upon completion of this programme:

 

  • Care:
    • Respecting and valuing practitioners, encouraging and enabling them to deliver excellent practice

 

  • Compassion:
    • Showing consideration and concern, combined with robust challenge and support

 

  • Courage:
    • Having honest conversations and encouraging practitioners to offer their own solutions to improving practice

 

  • Communication:
    • Building relationships with practitioners, peers, and partner organisations

 

  • Competence:
    • Knowing the business, knowing what good practice looks like in others and having a relentless focus on delivering improved outcomes

 

  • Commitment:
    • Demonstrating a strong moral purpose, modelling the ethos, building the skills of others, and retaining and maintaining one’s own practice skills through effective CPD

 

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