Manage teams to help and advise families that need support.
Details of standard
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 difference to the lives of children, young people and families.
For more information on the pathways available in this apprenticeship framework, you can visit https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/children-young-people-and-families-manager-v1-0
Behaviours – the values and behaviours expected of a Children, Young People and Family Manager
Care: Respecting and valuing practitioners, encouraging and enabling them to deliver excellent practice
Compassion: Consideration and concern, combined with robust challenge and support Courage: Having honest conversations and encouraging practitioners to offer their own solutions to improving practice
Communication: Building relationships with practitioners, peers and partner organisations
Competence: Knowing the business, knowing what good practice looks like in others and having a relentless focus on delivering improved outcomes
Commitment: Demonstrating a strong moral purpose, modelling the ethos and building the skills of others and retaining and maintaining and own practice skills through effective CPD
- Learners should be at least 19 years old.
- DBS check.
- Functional skills Maths and English completion.
- Duration – learners can usually complete between 12 – 24 months.
- Online delivery.
- Learners need to be working in the role of Deputy or Manager in an appropriate setting.
Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in a qualification. Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and show competence in a real work environment.
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