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Skills transferable to/from other workforces

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

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Use the quick links below to jump between the different skill levels

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Level 5

Level 6

Level 7

Level 8

Skills at level 7

Explanation at level 7

Skills transferable to/from other workforces

Provides excellent customer service, differentiated to the user

  • Demonstrates approaches appropriate to individual needs and aspirations of young people, their families, stakeholders and other professionals, respecting their views and experiences and encouraging active contribution of the young person in the service.

Manages resources effectively and efficiently

  • Demonstrates advanced management skills in deploying resource effectively and efficiently to ensure flexible delivery methodologies that improve outcomes for young people, and seeks ways to optimise resource use through integrated working.

Advocates for the integrated service/organisation

  • Recognises, respects, celebrates and evaluates the role and contributions of own and other services/organisations to the delivery of integrated working that improves outcomes for young people.
Applies and evaluates relevant quality standards
  • Manages the assessment and improvement of the quality of the overall service provision through integrated working and evaluates its impact on outcomes.

Additional skills for those in a management role at level 7:

Manages the strategic development of the organisation/service 

  • Manages the strategic development of the organisation/service to ensure integrated working is at the heart of service delivery

Manages the human resource/workforce development of the organisation/service

  • Manages human resources to ensure the effective implementation of integrated working and to improve outcomes for young people

Manages a significant budget on behalf of the organisation/service

  • Manages the financial budget to ensure the effective implementation of integrated working and to improve outcomes for young people.
Page updated: 15 September 2011

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