Children, Young People & Families Manager (L5 standard and diploma)  

As a Children, Young People and Family Manager you will ensure direction, alignment and commitment within your own practice, your team(s), your organisation and across partnerships to help children, young people and families aspire to do their best and achieve sustainable change. You will build teams, manage resources and lead new approaches to working practices that deliver improved outcomes and put the child, young person or family at the centre of practice.

You may work either as a Manager in Children’s Residential Care or as a Children, Young People and Families Manager in the Community in a range of settings in local authorities, within health organisations, educational and early years settings or children’s centres, as well as a wide range of private voluntary and community organisations. You could be solely responsible for the management of a team or service, or be part of a management team. To deliver effectively on a wide range of outcomes you will work on a multi-agency basis with professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, as well as team leaders and managers from your own organisation.

The duration of the apprenticeship is 24 months for those new to the role

The practical period is 1-18 months

The Apprenticeship at Level 5 consists of 3 qualifications:

  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare