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L4 NVQ in Leadership and Management for Care Services

City of Wolverhampton College

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This qualification is aimed at managers of social care service provision and nursing staff who are responsible for the running of care homes and day care centres that provide a service for vulnerable children and adults Entry Requirements Candidates must be working in a management/supervisory role within the health and social care sector. There are no formal entry requirements but learners may find it useful if they have already completed a 3 qualification A good standard of literacy is required. Course Content The qualification is made up of four mandatory units ?Manage and develop your self and your workforce within care services ?Lead and manage provision of care services that respects, protects and promotes the rights and responsibilities of people. ?Develop and maintain systems, procedures and practice of care services to manage risks and comply with health and safety requirements. ?Lead and manage effective communication that promotes positive outcomes for people within care services. Plus four optional units chosen from the following: ?Facilitate and manage change within care services through reflective, motivating and flexible teaching. ?Actively engage in the safe selection and recruitment of workers and their retention in care services. ?Manage a dispersed workforce to meet the needs and preferences of individuals at home. ?Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibilty. ?Lead and manage provision of care services that promotes the well being of people. ?Manage provision of care services that deals effectively with transitions and significant life events. ?Manage provision of care services that support parents, families, carers and significant others to achieve positive outcomes ?Manage and evaluate systems, procedures and practices for assessments, plans and reviews within care services. ?Lead and manage provision of care services that promotes the development of children and young people. ?Lead and manage group living provision within care services. ?Lead and manage provision of care services that promotes positive behaviour. ?Develop risk management plans to support individual's independence and daily living within their home. ?Lead and manage work for care services with networks, communities, other professionals and organisations. ?Manage workers within care services who are based in external multi-disciplinary team. ?Lead and manage inter-professional teams within care services. ?Identify, implement and evaluate systems, procedures and practice within care services that measure performance. ?Monitor and manage the quality of the provision of care services. ?Lead and manage provision care services that promotes opportunities, identified constraints and manages risk. ?Plan operations and manage resources to meet current and future demands on the provision of care services. ?Contribute to the strategic policies of care services. ?Develop, implement and review business plans and planning for the provision of care services. ?Manage finance for your area of responsibility. ?Manage procedures within care services for making, responding to and learning from comments and complaints. ?Ensure poilicies, procedures and practice for the conduct of workers within care services are adhered to. ?Manage a programme of complimentary projects. ?Market, cost and contract to ensure the viability of the provision of care services. How will I be assessed? To achieve the qualification candidates need to complete the four mandatory and four optional units. An assessor will be appointed to provide support and assessment with the workplace performing real work activities. In addition to observation, there are a range of other methods of assessment such as expert witness observations, professional discussions, accounts and case studies. Your assessor will negotiate the most appropriate methods to ensure all requirements are met. You will need to present a portfolio of evidence for assessment and verific

This qualification is aimed at managers of social care service provision and nursing staff who are responsible for the running of care homes and day care centres that provide a service for vulnerable children and adults Entry Requirements Candidates must be working in a management/supervisory role within the health and social care sector. There are no formal entry requirements but learners may...

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