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This qualification will guide and assess the development of the knowledge and competence of those employed within the health and social care sector. The programme is aimed at those supporting Children and Young People in roles that exercise autonomy and judgement within limited parameters, such as: Residential Childcare Manager Residential Assistant Manager.
An assessor will visit the candidate at their workplace once a month for a minimum of 1 hour. Observations will be agreed between the learner and assessor and it is the responsibility of the learner to liaise with their employer for this to take place within the workplace. In addition to this, underpinning knowledge of the units will need to be provided by the learner. This can take the form of written questions, completing workbooks or reflective accounts. Learners will be expected to spend at least 6 hours per week completing work before the next meeting with their assessor. To complete this qualification a portfolio of workplace evidence has to be completed. The evidence can be from observations, professional discussions, product evidence, case studies and witness statements.
Support children’s care, learning and development in the early years, Understand children and young people’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 and young people, Professional practice in children’s care, Learning and development, Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care of children and young people’s settings, Work in partnership in health and social care of children and young people’s settings, Promote professional development Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
Up to 16 months
Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) [WALES]
ACT Head Office, Ocean Park House, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF24 5ET.
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