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SVQ CARE 4

Linear Care Scotland

Scottish Vocational Qualification - Care Level 4

Awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority
Accredited from 29 January 1998 to 31 January 2005
Group award number: G4EW 24 & G4EX 24

Standards
This SVQ is based on standards developed by the Training Organisation for Personal Social Services. The Training Organisation for Personal Social Services represent a wide variety of people working in a broad range of occupations within the national health, personal and social services, special needs and community work sector.

* The first code (6 digit) indicates the SQA unit code.  The code in brackets indicates the National Occupational Standards unit code.

Structure of the SVQ
The way the SVQ is made up is shown below. The unit title appears in bold and the elements that make up each unit are listed under the unit title. Click on the title to view the unit specification (MS Word).

Mandatory units

Candidates must complete all of these units:

D1JE 04/B6S7 04 (O2)
Promote People's Equality, Diversity and Rights

  1. Promote people's rights and responsibilities
  2. Promote equality and diversity of people
  3. Promote people's right to the confidentiality of information

B6XW 04 (O3)
Develop, Maintain and Evaluate Systems and Structures to Promote the Rights, Responsibilities and Diversity of People

  1. Develop, maintain and evaluate systems and structures to promote the rights and responsibilities of people
  2. Develop, maintain and evaluate systems and structures to promote the equality and diversity of people
  3. Develop, maintain and evaluate systems and structures to promote the confidentiality of information

B6T4 04 (CU7)
Develop One's Own Knowledge and Practice

  1. Reflect on and evaluate one's own values, priorities, interests and effectiveness
  2. Synthesise new knowledge into the development of one's own practice

B6XX 04 (SC14)
Establish, Sustain and Disengage from Relationships with Clients

  1. Establish working relationships with clients
  2. Develop and sustain working relationships with clients
  3. Disengage from relationships with clients

B6XY 04 (SC15)
Develop and Sustain Arrangements for Joint Working Between Workers and Agencies

  1. Evaluate the potential for joint working with other workers and agencies
  2. Establish and sustain working relationships with other workers and agencies
  3. Contribute to joint working with other workers and agencies

B6Y0 04 (SC16)
Assess Individuals' Needs and Circumstances

  1. Identify individuals' needs and circumstances
  2. Evaluate and review individuals' needs and circumstances
  3. Make and present assessments of individuals' needs and circumstances

B6Y1 04 (SC17)
Evaluate Risk of Abuse, Failure to Protect and Harm to Self and Others

  1. Identify the risk of abuse, failure to protect and harm to self and others
  2. Assess the need for intervention

B6VY 04 (SC18)
Plan and Agree Service Responses which Meet Individuals' Identified Needs and Circumstances

  1. Agree the objectives of services to meet individuals' needs and circumstances
  2. Explore and agree strategies for meeting individuals' needs and circumstances
  3. Determine and secure resources to implement agreed strategies to meet individuals' needs and circumstances

Optional units

Candidates must also complete six of the following units, in addition to the mandatory units:

B6AH 04 (AGCP/B5)
Structure Learning Opportunities with Individuals

  1. Identify individual learning requirements and opportunities
  2. Structure learning opportunities for individuals

AT4P 04 (CJ4)
Represent Agency at a Formal Hearing

  1. Provide and obtain written information at a formal hearing
  2. Make oral contributions to a formal hearing

B3SJ 04 (CJ5)
Contribute to the Development of Agency Policy and Practice

  1. Contribute to identifying potential for agency development
  2. Present information and ideas to contribute to agency development

AT55 04 (CJ14)
Assist Individuals with Negotiations and Formal Hearings

  1. Assist individual with negotiations
  2. Assist individual with a formal hearing

B840 04 (CU8)
Contribute to the Development of the Knowledge and Practice of Others

  1. Enable others to solve problems and tackle issues arising in practice
  2. Enable others to learn and benefit from one's experience

B6W1 04 (D1301)
Select, Develop and Co-ordinate Volunteers

  1. Select volunteers for work in the organisation
  2. Develop volunteers to enable them to contribute effectively to the organisation
  3. Co-ordinate volunteers within the organisation

B6Y9 04 (MCI/B3)
Manage the Use of Financial Resources

  1. Make recommendations for expenditure
  2. Control expenditure against budgets

B7AS 04 (MCI/C10)
Develop Teams and Individuals to Enhance Performance

  1. Identify the development needs of teams and individuals
  2. Plan the development of teams and individuals
  3. Develop teams to improve performance
  4. Support individual learning and development
  5. Assess the development of teams and individuals
  6. Improve the development of teams and individuals

B6W4 04 (MCI/C13)
Manage the Performance of Teams and Individuals

  1. Allocate work to teams and individuals
  2. Agree objectives and work plans with teams and individuals
  3. Assess the performance of teams and individuals
  4. Provide feedback to teams and individuals on their performance

B6K1 04 (MCI/D4)
Provide Information to Support Decision Making

  1. Obtain information for decision making
  2. Record and store information
  3. Analyse information to support decision making
  4. Advise and inform others

B6W6 04 (MCI/C8)
Select Personnel for Activities

  1. Identify personnel requirements
  2. Select required personnel

B6T6 04 (NC2)
Enable Individuals, Their Family and Friends to Explore and Manage Change

  1. Enable individuals to explore the implications of change and their options
  2. Enable individuals, their family and friends to manage the process of change

B6TA 04 (NC11)
Contribute to the Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Therapeutic Programmes

(to Enable Individuals to Manage their Behaviour)

  1. Contribute to the assessment of needs for clients to manage their behaviour
  2. Contribute to the implementation of therapeutic programmes to enable individuals to manage their behaviour
  3. Contribute to the evaluation and review of therapeutic programmes to enable individuals to manage their behaviour

B6W7 04 (SC19)
Co-ordinate, Monitor and Review Service Responses to Meet Individuals' Identified Needs and Circumstances

  1. Co-ordinate the provision of services to meet individuals' identified needs and circumstances
  2. Monitor and evaluate service provision for meeting individuals' identified needs and circumstances
  3. Review service provision with individuals

B6W8 04 (SC20) Contribute to the Provision of Effective Physical, Social and Emotional Environments for Group Care (173 KB)

  1. Contribute to effective physical environments for group care
  2. Contribute to effective social and emotional environments for group care

B6WN 04 (SNH4U4) Promote the Interests of Client Groups in the Community (95 KB)

  1. Promote the rights of client groups
  2. Help clients to represent their own interests and rights

B6WA 04 (SNH4U6)
Develop Control for People who are at Risk to Themselves and Others

  1. Challenge behaviour which creates risk and establish agreed boundaries and expectations
  2. Maintain and review agreed boundaries of behaviour
  3. Assist people to develop greater control over their own behaviour

B6WC 04 (W5)
Support Clients with Difficult or Potentially Difficult Relationships

  1. Support clients in their decisions regarding relationships
  2. Support clients in maintaining and evaluating contact in difficult or potentially difficult relationships