NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (Children and Young People's Management)
Health, Public Services and Care,Children and Young People,Health and Social Care
Registration & certification fee:
Minimum entry age:
About this qualification
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in children and young people’s services.
It has two pathways:
• Advanced Practice
What does the qualification cover?
The two pathways cover a wide range of topics including:
• Safeguarding and protection
• Developing and carrying out policy
• Managing care services, change programmes and recruitment
• Promoting and developing best practice
• Supporting development and partnership working
• Care management
• Quality systems and improvement
Who is it suitable for?
The Management pathway is suitable for Assistant Managers and Deputy Managers working in day or domiciliary services who are looking to progress their career. It is also appropriate for Managers who have not yet achieved a qualification at this level.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners should be at least 19 years old. It is also recommended that they will hold a Level 3 qualification or above in a related area.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Learners will need to be working in the role of Deputy or Manager in an appropriate setting, or have the opportunity to carry out responsibilities associated with these roles to be able to study for the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England) (90 credits).
How long does it take to complete?
It can usually be completed within a year.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
A degree in a related discipline.
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page.
Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?
On completion learners can progress to a wide range of job roles depending on the pathway taken. The following list is not all-inclusive, but gives a taster of the opportunities available in either adult or children and young people’s settings:
• Deputy Manager
• Assistant Manager
• Care Broker
• Case Manager
• Senior Support Worker
• Day Care Manager
Progression into the early years workforce
Please note that the NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (Children and Young People's Management) (601/4312/5/CYPM) holds no employment route to the early years workforce.
Learners wishing to enter the early years workforce must hold a qualification that is ‘full and relevant’ as defined by the Department for Education (DfE). NCFE CACHE offers several Early Years Educator qualifications at Level 3 that meet this criteria.
Those students without a Level 3 Early Years qualification wishing to study at Level 5 could work towards the NCFE CACHE Level 5 Early Years Senior Practitioner (603/3907/X) which meets the full and relevant criteria to enter the early years workforce and count in the Level 3 staffing ratios.
Undertake a Research Project Within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People (J/602/3499)
Use and Develop Systems That Promote Communication (F/602/2335)
Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (K/602/3172)
Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (A/602/3189)
Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Y/602/3183)
Promote Professional Development (L/602/2578)
Understand Children and Young Person's Development (F/601/9449)
Lead Practice in Promoting the Well Being and Resilience of Children and Young People (J/602/2577)
Lead and Manage a Team Within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Setting (H/602/3171)
Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Work Settings (M/602/3187)
Lead Practice That Supports Positive Outcomes for Child and Young Person Development (J/601/9369)
Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People (A/601/9370)
Facilitate Change in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (F/602/2612)
Manage Induction in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (T/602/2574)
Manage Physical Resources (K/600/9711)
Develop Procedures and Practice to Respond to Concerns and Complaints (J/602/2336)
Facilitate the Development of Effective Group Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (Y/602/2339)
Manage Finance Within Own Area of Responsibility in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Setting (T/602/2753)
Manage an Inter-Professional Team in a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Setting (L/602/2743)
Manage Quality in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Setting (R/602/2758)
Recruitment and Selection Within Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (R/602/2338)
Facilitate Coaching and Mentoring of Practitioners in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (L/602/2547)
Develop and Evaluate Operational Plans for Own Area of Responsibility (Y/600/9588)
Understand How to Manage a Team (D/602/3170)
Understand Partnership Working (T/602/3188)
End of Life and Dementia Care (F/503/8704)
Understanding Professional Supervision Practice (H/602/3185)
Understand Advance Care Planning (A/503/8135)
Principles of Supporting Individuals With a Learning Disability Regarding Sexuality and Sexual Health (A/601/6274)
Understand How to Support Individuals During the Last Days of Life (J/503/8137)
Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia (J/601/3538)
Understand Physical Disability (J/601/6150)
Understand Sensory Loss (M/601/3467)
Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals (Y/601/6167)
Lead Positive Behavioural Support (K/602/2572)
Support Individuals With Sensory Loss With Communication (M/601/5252)
Lead Active Support (H/601/7354)
Independent Mental Health Advocacy (J/502/3296)
Support Individuals With Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities (T/601/5253)
Providing Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy - Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (F/502/3300)
Lead the Management of Transitions (F/602/2853)
Support the Use of Assistive Technology (H/601/5250)
Independent Advocacy With Children and Young People (Y/502/3299)
Promote Good Practice in the Support of Individuals With Autistic Spectrum Conditions (A/601/5318)
Active Support: Lead Interactive Training (K/601/7355)
Promote Awareness of Sensory Loss (M/601/5249)
Manage Domiciliary Services (L/602/2337)
Providing Independent Advocacy Management (L/502/3297)
Promote Access to Healthcare for Individuals With Learning Disabilities (J/601/5645)
Lead Support for Disabled Children and Young People and Their Carers (M/602/2380)
Explore Models of Disability (K/601/5251)
Develop Provision for Family Support (K/602/3074)
Develop, Maintain and Use Records and Reports (A/504/2198)
Lead Practice in Assessing and Planning for the Needs of Families and Carers (A/504/2217)
Identify and Act Upon Immediate Risk of Danger to Substance Misusers (D/501/0585)
Lead and Manage Practice in Dementia Care (D/504/2212)
Support Families Who Have a Child With a Disability (D/601/5750)
Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (F/502/3295)
Support Individuals During the Last Days of Life (F/503/8685)
Provide Support to Children or Young People Who Have Experienced Harm or Abuse (F/504/2204)
Understand Professional Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (F/504/2218)
Understand the Needs of Children and Young People Who Are Vulnerable and Experiencing Poverty and Disadvantage (F/600/9777)
Work With Families, Carers and Individuals During Times of Crisis (F/601/9029)
Lead Practice Which Supports Individuals to Take Positive Risks (H/504/2213)
Support Individuals to Access Education, Training or Employment (H/601/3546)
Appraise Staff Performance (J/504/2219)
Manage Business Redesign in Health and Social Care or Children or Young People's Services (J/504/2236)
Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services (K/601/7906)
Lead a Service That Supports Individuals Through Significant Life Events (L/503/8138)
Support the Spiritual Wellbeing of Individuals (M/503/8133)
Manage Disciplinary Processes in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Settings (M/504/2232)
Recognise Indications of Substance Misuse and Refer Individuals to Specialists (M/601/0648)
Support Families Who Are Affected by Acquired Brain Injury (M/601/5817)
Support the Development of Community Partnerships (M/601/9494)
Support People Who Are Providing Homes to Individuals (R/504/2224)
Lead and Manage End of Life Care Services (T/503/8134)
Professional Practice in Health and Social Care for Adults or Children and Young People (T/504/2197)
Support Individuals to Stay Safe From Harm or Abuse (T/504/2202)
Assess the Needs of Carers and Families (T/504/2216)
Support Children's Speech, Language and Communication (T/600/9789)
Support Individuals at the End of Life (T/601/9495)
Implement the Positive Behavioural Support Model (T/601/9738)
Lead and Manage Infection Prevention and Control Within the Work Setting (Y/504/2208)
Provide Information About Health and Social Care or Children and Young People's Services (Y/504/2239)