Level 5 Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children & Young People's Services - Employees, Part Time

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What will I study on the course?


This course consists of the following:

Students will have the opportunity to choose between six pathways:

Adults
  • Residential Manager
  • Non-residential Manager
  • Advanced practice

Children and Young People

  • Residential Manager
  • Non-residential Manager
  • Advanced practice

Mandatory Units - for all pathways:

  • Use and develop systems that promote communication
  • Promote professional development
  • Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Develop health & safety and risk management policies procedures and practices in health & social care or children & young people's setting
  • Work in partnership in health & social care or children & young people's settings

Management Core Units:

  • Manage health & social care practice to ensure positive outcomes for individuals
  • Safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults
  • Lead and manage group living for adults
  • Understand safeguarding of children and young people for those working in the adult sector
  • Lead person centred practice
  • Lead and manage a team within a health & social care or children & young people's setting
  • Develop professional supervision practice in health & social care or children & young people's work settings
  • Assess the individual in a health & social care setting
  • Understand children & young person's development
  • Lead practice that supports positive outcomes for child and young person development
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the safeguarding of children & young people
  • Lead and manage group living for children
  • Lead and manage a team within a health & social care or children & young people's setting
  • Lead practice in promoting the well being and resilience of children & young people

Option Units:

  • Develop procedures and practice to respond to concerns and complaints
  • Recruitment and selection within health & social care or children & young people's settings
  • Facilitate the development of effective group practice in health & social care or children & young people's settings
  • Facilitate coaching and mentoring of practitioners in health & social care or children & young people's settings
  • Manage induction in health & social care or children & young people's settings
  • Facilitate change in health & social care or children & young people's settings
  • Manage an inter-professional team in health & social care or children & young people's settings
  • Manage finance within own area of responsibility in health & social care or children & young people's setting
  • Manage quality in health & social care or children & young people's settings
  • Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility
  • Manage physical resources
  • Understand partnership working
  • Understanding how to manage a team
  • Understanding professional supervision practice
  • Understand the process and experience of dementia
  • Understand physical disability
  • Understand sensory loss
  • Manage domiciliary services
  • Lead the management of transitions
  • Undertake a research project within services for health & social care or children & young people
  • lead active support
  • Support individuals at the end of life
  • Support the use of assistive technology
  • Explore models of disability
  • Independent mental capacity advocacy
  • Providing independent mental capacity advocacy - Deprivation of liberty safeguards

This comprises of 80 credits in total

Units to be discussed with assessor and selected for the appropriate job role

What are the entry requirements for the course?

Students must have ALL of the following:

  • Be aged 19 years and above
  • Have lived in the UK for the past three years
  • Students must be working with children and your people aged 0-19 years for a minimum of 12 hours per week in a professional setting or environment in a senior, supervisory or independent role/unsupervised role

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How to Apply

Interview required - Contact New College Nottingham on (0115) 9100100 for an application form or apply online.

How is my course assessed?

  • An approved assessor will visit candidates in the workplace to provide training and assess practical work
  • Candidates will build a portfolio written/electronic of evidence to show knowledge and understanding, occupational competence and skills development

Qualification

Qualifications & Credit Framework (QCF)

Awarding Body

Edexcel Limited

Fees and charges

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Start Date

September 2013

Start Date Notes

This is a work-based course so can start at any time during the academic year.

Duration

Month(s)

Timetable:

Flexible

Potential Careers

  • Care manager
  • Day services manager
  • Senior support work
  • Advanced practitioner
  • Team leader

 

Course tutor:

Joanne Roberts

Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, it is advisable to check information prior to enrolment.
Location of courses may also change as ncn continues to improve and develop facilities.
The college reserves the right to cancel any programme if there is insufficient enrolment.
Up-to-date information on any course is available from our friendly advisors on (0115) 9100100 or via email at enquiries@ncn.ac.uk.