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 could be solely responsible for the management of a team or service, or be part of a management team.
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 difference to the lives of children, young people and families.
On programme qualifications:
L5 Children, Young Peoples and Families Manager
Lv5 Diploma for Leadership and Management in Residential Child Care
Possible progression routes:
Possible job roles:
Residential Care Manager
Employment in a suitable role for the chosen apprenticeship is essential. Northern Skills Group will work with applicants to help find a suitable employer where possible but we advise anyone looking to undertake an apprenticeship to actively seek employment for themselves.
Applicants are required to have Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE Grades 9-4 / A-C). Certificates will need to be produced at enrolment.
- Diploma in Leadership and Management Residential Child Care
- Portfolio of Evidence
- Situational Judgement Test
- Competence Interview on portfolio
- Safeguarding and Protection of Children
- Lead and Manage a team in a residential care setting
- Manage Risk in residential care
- Understand the care system and its impact on children and young people