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WakefieldCouncil Children and Young People Service Procedures Manual

List of Agency Decision Makers, Designated Managers and Nominated Officers

Contents

  1. Administration of Medication and Treatment
  2. Adoption Panel Appointments
  3. Adoption Support
  4. Agency Decision Maker (Adoption)
  5. Agency Decision Maker (Fostering)
  6. Applications to Register a Children's Home
  7. Approvals for Looked After Children under 18 to enter Armed Forces
  8. Care Plans/Court Care Plans
  9. Care Proceedings
  10. Change of Name
  11. Contact with Parents
  12. Criminal Injury Compensation Awards
  13. Decision to Look After
  14. Education
  15. Emergency Protection Orders
  16. Emigration
  17. Exemptions and Extensions from Fostering Limit
  18. External Placements
  19. Fostering Panel Appointments
  20. Leaving Care
  21. Marriage
  22. Passports and Holidays Abroad
  23. Placement Orders
  24. Placement with Connected Persons
  25. Placement with Parents
  26. Placements in Residential Care
  27. Private Fostering
  28. Regulation 44 Visits
  29. Secure Accommodation
  30. Special Guardianship
  31. Special Guardianship Support


Administration of Medication and Treatment

Administration of medication - Children's Home Manager

Treatment if a child is on a full care order, for example an operation in hospital-Social Work Team Manager
Adoption Panel Appointments

See Adoption Panel Procedure

Service Director, Children and Young People Service

County Hall
Bond St
Wakefield
WF1 2QI

Adoption Support

See Adoption Support Procedure

Adoption and Permanence Team Manager

Agency Decision Maker (Adoption)

See Adoption Support Procedure, Adoption Panel Procedure, Assessment and Approval of Prospective Adopters Procedure, Inter-Country Adoption Procedure, Placement for Adoption Procedure

Service Director, Children and Young People Service

County Hall
Bond Street
Wakefield
WF1 2Ql

Agency Decision Maker (Fostering)

See Assessment and Approval of Foster Carers Procedure, Fostering Panel Procedure, Persons Disqualified from Fostering Procedure

Service Director, Children and Young People Service

County Hall
Bond Street
Wakefield
WF1 2Ql

Applications to Register a Children's Home
Service Director
Approvals for Looked After Children under 18 to enter Armed Forces
Service Director
Care Plans/Court Care Plans

See Care Plans in Court Proceedings Procedure, Decision to Look After and Care Planning

Service Manager

Court Care Plans

Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline Procedure

Service Manager
Care Proceedings

See Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline Procedure

Service Manager

Change of Name
See Change of Name of a Looked After Child Procedure

Service Manager

Contact with Parents

See Contact with Parents and Siblings Procedure

Suspension of parental contact with Looked After Children

Service Manager

Application to Court for termination of parental contact with Looked After Children

Service Manager

Criminal Injury Compensation Awards
Service Director
Decision to Look After

Decisions made by Accommodation and Proceedings Panel. Emergency decisions made by Service Manager.

Education

Decision to change education provision in year 10 and 11

Service Director
Emergency Protection Orders

See Applications for Emergency Protection Order Procedure

Service Manager

Emigration

See Placements Outside England and Wales Procedure, Cross-Border Child Protection Cases Under the 1996 Hague Convention

Service Director

Exemptions and Extensions from Fostering Limit

See Fostering Exemptions and Extensions

Service Director

External Placements

See Placements in Foster Care (excluding Short Breaks but including Externally Provided Placements) Procedure, Placement in Residential Care Procedure

Placements with independent fostering agencies/independent providers of children's homes are authorised by:

Service Director

Placements are identified and arranged by:

Social Worker

Contracts with the external provider are drawn up by:

Contracts Section

Fostering Panel Appointments

See Fostering Panel Procedure

Service Manager for Safeguarding

Leaving Care

See Leaving Care and Transition Procedure

Service Manager for Looked after Children

Marriage

See Marriage of a Looked After Child Procedure

Service Director

Passports and Holidays Abroad

Service Manager

Placement Orders

See Placement for Adoption Procedure

Service Manager for Safeguarding

Placement with Connected Persons

See Placements with Connected Persons Procedure

Service Manager

Placement with Parents

See Placements with Parents Procedure

Service Director

Placements in Residential Care

See Placements in Residential Care Procedure

Residential Manager

Private Fostering

See Private Fostering Procedure

Service Manager

Regulation 44 Visits

Quality Assurance of Regulation 44 visits prior to despatch to Ofsted

Placement Services Manager

Secure Accommodation

See Placements in Secure Accommodation Procedure, Secure Accommodation (Criteria) Reviews Procedure

Authorisation of Placement in Secure Accommodation for up to 72 hours

Service Director

Authorisation of first application for Secure Accommodation Orders

Service Director

Authorisation of renewals of Secure Accommodation Orders

Service Director or Service Manager who chaired the Secure Criteria Review.

Special Guardianship

See Applications for Special Guardianship Orders Procedure

Authorisation for the application for a Special Guardianship Order for a Looked After Child

Service Manager

Special Guardianship Support

See Applications for Special Guardianship Orders Procedure

Approval of Special Guardianship Support Plan without financial support

Service Manager

Approval of Special Guardianship Support Plan with financial support

Service Director