Staff Qualifications

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Contents

  1. Qualifications of Manager
  2. Qualifications of Staff


1. Qualifications of Manager

The Manager of the Home has:

  • Attained the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services in the children and young people’s residential management pathway or an equivalent qualification / will have the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services in the children and young people’s residential management pathway or an equivalent qualification within three years from the date on which they started managing the Home (where this is after 1 April 2014) / will have attained the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services in the children and young people’s residential management pathway or an equivalent qualification by 1 April 2017 (where they were managing the Home on 1 April 2014)*;
  • Within the last 5 years, worked for at least 2 years in a position relevant to the residential care of children; and
  • Worked for at least one year in a role requiring the supervision and management of staff working in a care role (i.e. a position which consists mainly or solely of providing care for children).

*Note that the time period for obtaining the required manager’s qualification may be extended if the manager does not work in that capacity for a prolonged period.


2. Qualifications of Staff

Staff working in the Home in a care role (i.e. a position which consists mainly or solely of providing care for children) have attained the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce in the Children’s Social Care pathway or an equivalent qualification/will have obtained the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce in the Children’s Social Care pathway or an equivalent qualification  within two years from the date on which they started working in that position (where this is after 1 April 2014) / will have obtained the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce in the Children’s Social Care pathway or an equivalent qualification by 1 April 2016 (where they were working in a care role on 1 April 2014)* 

*Note that the time period for obtaining the required manager’s qualification may be extended if the manager does not work in that capacity for a prolonged period.