Our Assessment and Intervention which includes the Edge of Care team hold CiN cases from assessment through intervention to closure or transfer if escalated to CP/LAC or legal intervention.
Our Safeguarding and care planning team hold cases where the child is on a child protection plan and or subject to proceedings (including LBP) or Looked after under section 20 Children Act 1989. Some CiN cases will remain with the service based on established relationships.
Our Looked after children team hold cases where children are in permanent placements either on a Care Order or section 20. They also hold responsibility for care leavers
Our Children with disabilities team work with children with disabilities under section 17 that meet the criteria for the team. They also undertake investigations under section 47 and hold a small number of cases where the child is looked after or under a CP plan.
Our Fostering team looks at the recruitment of strong, supportive foster and provide specialist assistance to help them meet the child's needs in accordance with their care plan.
Emergency duty (out of hours) team