Children, Young People, and Families Practitioner (Residential) – Level 4 apprenticeship

Children, Young People and Families Practitioner - Level 4

Who is this apprenticeship suitable for?

As a practitioner you will be working with children, young people, and families, including carers, to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. You will demonstrate a passion to care for and about children, young people, and families. You will be skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs that children, young people and families often present. You will agree with the child, young person or family any specific interventions or referrals.

Your approach will be one of respectful curiosity that challenges and supports children, young people and families to achieve their potential and stay safe. You will work alongside other professionals and organisations to share the responsibility for improving outcomes. Typical job roles include Residential care worker, Children’s home worker, Children’s support worker, Young people’s support worker, Youth worker, Family support worker, Social care worker, Outreach worker and Children’s residential support worker

Each piece of work with a child or family will be different and you will exercise judgement on a range of evidence-based approaches to inform your practice. You will regularly evaluate the effectiveness of your methods and actions. Regular supervision with an experienced practitioner will encourage reflection on your practice. At the end of the apprenticeship, the high quality of your practice will be making a real difference to those that you work with.

Key apprenticeship information
  • Suitable For
    This apprenticeship is suitable for: People working with children and young people within residential care
  • Suitable For
    Title of embedded diploma/qualification City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
  • Suitable For
    End-point assessment organisation: TQUK LTD
  • Suitable For
    How long will this apprenticeship take to complete: 24 months apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment
  • Suitable For
    Cost: Non-levy employer contribution (5%) - £300 & levy paying employer contribution - £6000
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What will you learn on the apprenticeship?

As a Children, Young people and families practitioner you will be given the skills to develop your own emotional intelligence and self-awareness, reflection, and resilience which will enable you to build positive interactions with the children and young people.

You will explore key topics around safeguarding legislation, risks and impact to the children and Young People, child development,  attachment and group living.

You will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people in a residential childcare setting , including an understanding of child and young persons individual needs and how best to support them .

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