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Process related knowledge and understanding

Read about each of the required skills and a description of what those skills mean at level 7 (advanced practitioner)

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Skills at level 7

Explanation at level 7

Process related knowledge and understanding

Leads the CAF/eCAF, providing support to others on own and other organisations

  • Understands the purpose of the CAF/eCAF as a means to integrated working.
  • Knows own role in leading the CAF/eCAF and ways to evaluate the implementation of them to improve the effectiveness of the service for young people.

Leads and evaluates Team Around the Young Person

  • Uses management styles to develop an effective Team Around the Young Person and how to evaluate its effectiveness as part of integrated working.

Acts as, develops and evaluates the role and performance of the Lead Professional 

  • Knows the skills and attributes of a model Lead Professional and how to use them to develop an effective organisation/integrated service.
Leads and implements common induction 
  • Knows the role of common induction in creating effective integrated working teams, how to evaluate the effectiveness of common induction and to find innovate ways of delivering it.
Leads, manages, develops and evaluates communities of practice
  • Understands the importance of developing, leading and taking responsibility for communities of practice and their impact on improving integrated working.
Uses, and where authorised, contributes to online directories 
  • Is aware of the availability, purpose and effectiveness of online directories and other online resources.
Acts as an ‘episode co-ordinator’
  • Understands the purpose and role of the ‘episode co-ordinator' and the ‘episode initiator', the skills needed to be effective in the roles and how to evaluate their impact within integrated working/the organisation.
Manages or leads integrated teams and multi-agency teams 
  • Knows the purpose and composition of complex multi-agency teams and integrated working teams; their methods of operation and how to evaluate and improve their effectiveness.
  • Understands and applies team management styles appropriate to the context.
  • Understands expectations of role within an integrated working team.
Page updated: 15 September 2011

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