Children, Young People and Families Practitioner

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Overview

The aim of this apprenticeship is not just to train individuals for effective and efficient performance but to prepare them as professionals to undertake a variety of roles and contexts across the children’s, young people and family workforce

Behaviours

Behaviours are the mindset, attitudes and approaches required to learn new knowledge and apply new skills. There should be many opportunities in the workplace for you to develop the anticipated behaviours that are required as a Children, Young People and Family Worker. Remember, you will be judged on your behaviours at end-point-assessment (EPA). Review the following behaviours and start to work on developing and showcasing these at every opportunity.

Behaviours:

The values and behaviours expected of a Children, Young People and Family Worker

Care: Respecting and valuing individuals to keep them safe, being affirming and working with them to help them make a positive difference to their lives

Compassion: Consideration and concern for children, young people and their families, combined with an understanding of the perspective of those you work with

Courage: Honesty and a positive belief in helping children, young people and families. Being confident when faced with confrontation, holding a safe space to manage and contain really difficult behaviours and working with children, young people and families to challenge and enable them to fulfil their potential 

Communication: Your work is based on building effective relationships, being perceptive and empathic and building good rapport

Competence: The relationships you build to effect change for children, young people and families will be informed by social care ethics and values and will be developed through reflective practice.

Commitment: Creating sustainable change in others by working alongside children, young people and families and being authentic, consistent, patient, persistent and resilient

Resources

Introduction to Children’s Social Care
SCIE News and Updates
Social Worker Resources and Toolkit

Induction – Residential Child Care Academy

Bookable Functional Skills Sessions

RCC 3.1 The development of children and young people in residential childcare

RCC 3.2 How to safeguard and protect children and young people in residential childcare

RCC 3.3 Support children and young people who have experienced harm or abuse

RCC 3.4 Communication and information handling in residential childcare settings

RCC 3.5 Support risk management in residential childcare

RCC 3.6 Assessment and planning in residential childcare

RCC 3.7 How to support group living for children and young people in residential childcare

RCC 3.8 How to support positive outcomes for children and young people

RCC 3.9 Support attachment and positive relationships for children and young people

RCC 3.10 The well-being and resilience of children and young people in residential childcare

RCC 3.11 Support children and young people in residential childcare to achieve their learning potential

RCC 3.12 Support children and young people in residential childcare to manage their health

RCC 3.13 The development of socially aware behaviour with children and young people

RCC 3.14 Engage in professional development in residential childcare settings

RCC 3.15 Support the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people

RCC 3.16 Participate in teams to benefit children and young people in residential childcare

RCC 3.17 Understand the care system and its impact on children and young people

RCC 3.18 Understand the youth justice system as it relates to residential childcare

RCC 3.19 How to support young people when leaving care

RCC 3.20 Children and young people with complex disabilities or conditions

RCC 3.21 Complex disabilities and conditions making the transition into adulthood

RCC 3.22 Work with the families of children and young people in residential childcare

HSC 3047 Support use of medication in social care settings

Added Value, Stretch and Challenge and Professional Development

End Point Assessment Guidance and Preparatory and Predicted Grade Assessment