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Level 5 Children, Young People and Families Manager

This programme is designed for apprentices who want to further develop their skills, knowledge and behaviours for a job role managing within a children, young people and families environment to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. Successful completion of the programme will lead to an Apprenticeship Certificate as a Children, Young People and Families Manager.

 Activities Covered 

As a Children, Young People and Family Manager you will ensure direction, alignment and commitment within your own practice, your team(s), your organisation and across partnerships to help children, young people and families aspire to do their best and achieve sustainable change. You will build teams, manage resources and lead new approaches to working practices that deliver improved outcomes and put the child, young person or family at the centre of practice. 

You may work either as a Manager in Children's Residential Care or as a Children, Young People and Families Manager in the Community in a range of settings in local authorities, within health organisations, educational and early years settings or children's centres, as well as a wide range of private voluntary and community organisations. You could be solely responsible for the management of a team or service, or be part of a management team. To deliver effectively on a wide range of outcomes you will work on a multi agency basis with professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, as well as team leaders and managers from your own organisation.

With a focus on excellence in practice and improved performance, you will encourage Children, Young People and Family Practitioners to gain the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours that will enable them to actively support each child, young person, young adult and family to achieve their potential. You will inform and improve practice by acting on research and new developments into how the needs of children, young people and families are best met. You will model the behaviours that encourage reflective practice, professional confidence and humility. You will challenge and support practitioners and ensure their practice is safe. You will develop and lead an ethos that will enable and inspire practitioners to make a real

 Apprenticeship Delivery

For those undertaking an apprenticeship route, the additional components will be delivered alongside the core qualification.

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare

Level 2 Functions Skills in Maths and English

 Learning Hours 

The approximate learning duration is 24 months, with 3 months at the end to complete the End-Point Assessment. There is an average of 6 hours per week off-the-job learning, within the minimum requirement to complete 20% off-the-job training during working hours.

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