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Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

 

Qualification summary

Managers in adult social care hold a pivotal position in ensuring that services can respond fully to the needs and aspirations of those use their provision. Managers must ensure that their service can rise to the challenge of delivering person centred support in the context of increasing demand, through strong leadership, a robust values base, commitment to partnership working, willingness to innovate and shrewd business acumen.

 

This qualification sets out the minimum requirements for those who manage care and support services for adults in England. It also confirms the required competence for those undertaking the Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship Standard.

 

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) recognises the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to manage governance and regulatory processes, person-centred practice for positive outcomes, resources, safeguarding, protection and risk. It also recognises communication skills, relationships and partnership working, professional development, supervision and performance management, self-management, decision-making and entrepreneurial skills and innovation.

 

This qualification is suitable for those learners already within a management role in adult care who manage teams and/or projects, and achieve operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the delivery of the organisations strategy. It could also be suitable for those having the ability and the opportunity to demonstrate recognisable management and leadership skills who are accountable to a senior manager or business owner. Potential job roles for those learners working towards this qualification might include:

Learners achieving this qualification could progress into higher level employment within the sector or undertake degree courses in their specialist area. It could also be used as CPD for experienced and specialist managers in adult care seeking a qualification to recognise their competence.

 

It is supported nationwide by employers. For a list of the training providers and colleges who deliver this qualification in your area please contact our customer services team.

 

Related Documents:


Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) Handbook

 

Qualification structure

Learners need to complete a minimum of 80 credits to achieve this qualification.

 

Learners who are undertaking this qualification as part of the Apprenticeship Framework must complete unit LHS29 - Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people in addition to the current 80 credit requirement.

 

All units must be achieved from Group M and a minimum of 26 credits from Group O.

 

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 474

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 800

Qualification number

Qualification reference

Qualification review date

CD5

 

603/3534/8

 

31/12/2021

 


Group M - mandatory units

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Level

Credit value

Y/617/1785

CA29

Leadership and management in adult care

5

3

D/617/1786

CA30

Team leadership in adult care

5 3

H/617/1787

CA31

Governance of adult care

5

2

K/617/1788

CA32

Regulatory process for adult care

5

3

M/617/1789

CA33

Communication and information managment in adult care

5

3

H/617/1790

CA34

Partnership working in adult care

5

3

K/617/1791

CA35

Outcomes-based person-centred

5

3

M/617/1792

CA36

Equality, diversity and inclusion in adult care

5

2

T/617/1793

CA37

Continuous improvement in adult care

5

2

A/617/1794

CA38

Professional development in adult care

5

2

F/617/1795

CA39

Supervision and performance management in adult care

5

3

J/6171796

CA40

Resource management in adult care

5

3

L/617/1797

CA41

Safeguarding and protection in adult care

5

3

R/617/1798

CA42

Health and safety in adult care

5

2

Y/617/1799

CA43

Risk-taking and risk management in adult care

5

3

F/617/1800

CA44

Managing concerns and complaints in adult care

5

3

J/617/1801

CA45

Manage self for leadership in adult care

5

3

L/617/1802

CA46

Decision maing in adult care

5

3

R/617/1803

CA47

Entrepreneurial skills in adult care

5

2

Y/617/1804

CA48

Innovation and change in adult care

5

3

 


Group O - optional units

RQF
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

Level

Credit value

M/601/0648

ASM1

Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists

3

4

K/600/9711

BA490

Manage physical resources

4

3

M/601/9494

HSC3007

Support the development of community partnerships

4

5

K/601/7906

HSC3027

Support individuals to access housing and accommodation services

3

4

A/601/9174

HSC3055

Identify the physical health needs of individuals with mental health needs and plan appropriate actions

3

4

D/504/2212

HSC3070

Lead and manage practice in dementia care

5

6

M/503/8133

HSC3071

Support the spiritual wellbeing of individuals

3

3

T/503/8134

HSC3073

Lead and manage end of life care services

5

7

Y/504/2208

HSC3081

Lead and manage infection provention and control within thw work setting

5

6

A/504/2198

HSC3083

Develop, maintain and use records and reports

4

3

A/504/2217

HSC3085

Lead practice in assessing and planning for the needs of families and carers

5

3

M/504/2232

HSC3089

Manage disciplinary processesin health and social care or children and young people's settings

5

6

T/615/4492

HSC4006

Assessment, implementation and review of assistive technology in social care

4

4

J/601/8657

LD308

Support individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

3

3

A/601/6274 LDOP307 Principles iof supporting individuals with a learning disability regarding sexuality and sexual health 3 3

J/602/2336

LHS12

Develop procedures and practice to respond to concerns and complaints

5

6

R/602/2338

LHS13

Recruitment and selection within health and social care or children and young people's settings

4

3

L/602/2547

LHS15

Facilitate coaching and mentoring of practitioners in health and social care or children and young people's settings

5

5

T/602/2574

LHS16

Manage induction in health and social care or children and young people's settings

4

3

F/602/2612

LHS17

Facilitate change in health and social care or children and young people's settings

5

5

L/602/2743

LHS18

Manage an inter-professional team in health and social care or children and young people's settings

6

7

L/602/2337

LHS24

Manage domiciliary services

5

6

F/602/2853

LHS25

Lead the management of transitions

5

4

K/602/2572

LHS26

Lead positive behavioural support

7

10

J/602/3499

LHS29

Undertake a research project within services for health and social care or children and young people's settings

5

10

A/601/5318

LHS33

Promote good practice in the support of individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

5

7

M/601/5249

LHS34

Promote awareness of sensory loss

5

3

T/601/5253

LHS38

Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

5

5

F/502/3295

LHS39

Independent mental capacity advocacy

4

12

L/502/3297

LHS41

Proviidng independent advocacy management

4

11

T/602/3174

LHS51

Lead and manage group living for adults

5

5

A/602/3175

LHS101

Lead and manage group living for children

5

6

Y/6009588

MB1

Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility

5

6

A/506/1933

ML22

Support remote or virtual teams

3

4

T/506/1994

ML37

Conduct quality audits

4

3

K/601/6190

PDOP32

Work with other professionals and agencies to support individuals with physical disability

3

3

Y/601/6167

PDOP33

Understand the impact of acquired brain injury on individuals

3

3

 

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MPWA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Ways to Maintain Personal Well-being (RQF)

ERRA02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (RQF)

PWWC1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Certificate in the Principles of Maintaining Personal Well-being at Work (RQF)

LGBTHC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in LGBT Inclusivity in a Health and Social Care Environment (RQF)

PWC02 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

PWC03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)

SHMC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (RQF)

WCSD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Working in Care Services (RQF)

CD2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)

CD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)

CD5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)

HSC5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (RQF)

EPL2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

EPL3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD4 - Skillsfirst Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England) (RQF) Closed for registrations

HSCD03 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF) Closed for registrations