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Leicester CityChildren’s Social Care and Early Help Procedures Manual

Local Resources

This local resource section is populated and maintained locally. If there is a resource that you think should be added talk in the first instance to your manager.

Leicester City Council Workforce and Induction Information
Title: When Inserted:
Children's Social Care and Early Help Induction information (Internal link) Nov 2016
Decision Making and Accountability Framework Nov 2016
Supervision Policy Children's SC&EH Dec16 Dec 2016
Supervision Policy Practice Guidance Children's SC&EH Jul15 Dec 2016
Supervision - Reflective Supervision Triad Tool Guidance Pack Apr 2017
Supervision - LCC Reflective Supervision Model Apr 2017
Children's Liquid Logic pages (Internal link) Apr 2017
Education and Children's Services Workforce Development Strategy 2017-2020 Jun 2017
LCC Performance Management and Quality Assurance Framework Apr 2017
All Children
Policy Values and Principles
Title: When Inserted:
Leic City Council - 10 Key Expectations & Standards Aug 2016
Recording Timescales (Social Care and Early Help) Jun 2017
Early Help and Thresholds for Children’s Social Care Services
Title: When Inserted:
Early Help Strategy 2016-19 Jan 2017
Early Help and Prevention Protocol and Procedure Aug 2016
Step-Up / Step-Down Process and Transfer Protocol May 2017
Multi-Agency Support Panel - Terms of Ref Aug 2016
MST Referral Form Mar 2017
Targeted Early Help in Leic - info for professionals Aug 2016
Edge of Care/Care Framework Jun 2017
Edge of Care Terms of Reference Jun 2017
MST CAN Head of Service Approval Form Jun 2017
Leicester Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and Turning Point Leicester (Protocol) Jun 2017
Children’s Social Care - Assessment & Planning
Title: When Inserted:
DAS Practice Standards Dec 2016 Dec 2016
Single Assessments Practice Standards Dec16 Dec 2016
Pre-Birth Practice Guidance Dec16 Dec 2016
Single Assessments for LAC Dec16 Dec 2016
Child Protection Plans - midway review V1 Jan 2017
How to prepare well for a Child Protection Conference Nov 2016
How to prepare well for a CSE Meeting Nov 2016
Multi-agency CSE Team Operating Protocol Nov16 Nov 2016
Child In Need
Title: When Inserted:
Children in Need Practice Guidance 2017 Jun 2017
Clinical Leadership Arrangements: Leicester Multi-systemic Therapy (MST) and Children’s Social Care May 2017
Legal Proceedings
Title: When Inserted:
Pre-proceedings Protocol from Designated Family Judge Jan 2016
Section 20 Practice Guide from Designated Family Judge Jan 2016
Briefing - importance of compliance with court directions (Internal link) Dec 2016
Pre-proceedings letter Apr 2017
Pre-proceedings meeting agenda Apr 2017
Pre-proceedings minutes Apr 2017
Process for LPM recommendation in CP Conference May 2017
LPM Procedure Feb17 Feb 2017
LPM Action Sheet Oct 2016
LAC LPM Request Form - Initial Feb 2017
LAC LPM Request Form - Review Feb 2017
LPM Request Form - Initial and Annex Feb 2017
LPM Request Form - Review Feb 2017
LPM Request Form - Final Feb 2017
Complaints and Whistleblowing
Title: When Inserted:
Notifications
Title: When Inserted:
Safeguarding and Child Protection
Title: When Inserted:
Child Protection Plans - midway review V1 Jan 2017
How to prepare well for a Child Protection Conference Nov 2016
How to prepare well for a CSE meeting Nov 2016
CSE Info sharing form - briefing Mar 2017
Multi-Agency CSE Team Operating Protocol Nov16 Nov 2016
YOS / Social Care and Safeguarding Responsibilities for Children and Young People in the Youth Justice System Jun 2017
Case Management and Recording
Title: When Inserted:
Information Governance Policy Aug 2016
Policy on Anonymising Personal Data for Secondary Uses Aug 2016
Child Protection Info Sharing Briefing Apr 2017
Child Protection Info Sharing Childrens Processes Jun 2017
Children in Particular Circumstances
Children with Disabilities
Title: When Inserted:
EHC Statutory Assessment and Plan Process Aug 2016
Short Breaks Duty Statement Aug 2016
Short Breaks brochure Feb 2017
Process for Social Care/Early Help Advice for statutory EHC assessments Mar 2017
Guidance & proforma for Social Care/Early Help Advice for statutory EHC assessments Mar 2017
Children from Abroad
Title: When Inserted:
Persons from Abroad query template Jan 2017
Homelessness
Title: When Inserted:
Draft Protocol Housing & CYP Services Nov 2016 (doc Apr15)
Joint assessment of 16-17 year olds Nov 2016 (doc Jun15)
Flowchart for 16-17 year old presenting homeless Nov 2016 (doc May15)
Family and Friends Care
Title: When Inserted:
Private Fostering Policy Nov 2016 (doc Dec14)
Private Fostering - pack contents Nov 2016
Private Fostering - carers letter Nov 2016
Private Fostering - parents letter Nov 2016
Private Fostering - young persons letter Nov 2016
Private Fostering - Suitability decision letter Nov 2016
Private Fostering - Health & Safety Checklist Nov 2016
Private Fostering - Bedroom Risk Assessment Nov 2016
Private Fostering - health history of child Nov 2016
Private Fostering - family policy Nov 2016
Private Fostering - carer declaration of health form Nov 2016
Young Carers
Title: When Inserted:
Looked After Children
Decision to Look After and Care Planning
Title: When Inserted:
Placement and Sufficiency Strategy for Children and Young People in Care Jun 2017
Corporate Parenting, 16 plus and Leaving Care Strategy Jun 2017
Section 20 Threshold Criteria Jun 2017
Delegated Authority - Decision Support Tool Jun 2017
Policy on Delegation of Authority to Foster Carers Jun 2017
Permanency Planning Meeting Guidance Apr 2017
Permanency Planning Meeting Request Form Apr 2017
Permanence Progression Panel - Terms of Reference Jun 2017
Permanency Planning Meetings - Terms of Reference Jun 2017
Placement Planning Meetings - Practice Guidance Jun 2017
Disruption Meetings Jun 2017
Dual Status CP & LAC - guidance, info & updates Nov 2016
Dual status CP & LAC - decision making guidance Oct 2016
Dual status CP & LAC - decision making chart Oct 2016
Placements
Title: When Inserted:
What is Kinship Care - Leaflet for Carers Nov 2016
Kinship Care - Temp Service Manager Approval Reg 24 Nov 2016
Kinship Care - Viability Assessment Report Nov 2016
Kinship Care - Foster Carer Agreement - Reg 24 Nov 2016
Transport Policy for Looked After Children Nov 2016
Monitoring and Reviews
Title: When Inserted:
Independent Visitors - A5 leaflet Nov 2016
Independent Visitors Guidance 2016 Nov 2016
Independent Visitor New Referral Form Nov 2016
Independent Visitors Risk Assessment Nov 2016
Contact and Overnight Stays
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Education, School Trips and Holidays
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Health and Wellbeing
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Change of Name and Marriage
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Leaving Care and Transition
Title: When Inserted:
Support for Care Leavers Jan 2017
Youth Offending
Title: When Inserted:
YOS - Reparation Policy 2015-16 Nov 2016
YOS - Restorative Justice Policy Nov 2016
YOS - Transfer Out of Area Process Nov 2016
YOS - Volunteer Policy 2015 Nov 2016
YOS - YJB Practice Advice Extended Supervision Nov 2016
Fostering and Adoption
Fostering Services
Title: When Inserted:
Fostering - A5 Thinking of Fostering Leaflet [low resolution] Nov 2016
How Can I Foster Jan 2017
Fostering brochure Jan 2017
Adoption and Permanence Services
Title: When Inserted:
ADOPTION FORMS (internal - link to Interface) Nov 2016
Special Guardianship
Title: When Inserted:
SGO LAC appendix 1 - Application to become a Special Guardian Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 2 - Regulation 21 - The Special Guardianship Regulations Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 2a - Special Guardianship Referee Questions Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 3a - Letter to GP (medical assessment) Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 3b - Declaration of Health (Prospective Special Guardians) Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 3c - Letter to Medical Advisor Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 4 - Assessment of Needs for Special Guardianship Support Services Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 5 - Support Services Proposal/Plan Jun 2017
SGO LAC appendix 6 - Agreement for Special Guardianship Financial Support Jun 2017
SGO LAC PACK - Special Guardianship Orders (Flowchart) LAC/Foster Carers Jun 2017
SGO LAC PACK - Letter to Carer (Legal Funding) Jun 2017
SGO - Applications Procedure (Non Foster Carer) Jun 2017
SGO - appendix 1 - Application to become a Special Guardian Jun 2017
SGO appendix 2 - Regulation 21 - The Special Guardianship Regulations Jun 2017
SGO appendix 2a - Special Guardianship Referee Questions Jun 2017
SGO appendix 3a - Letter to GP (medical assessment) Jun 2017
SGO appendix 3b - Declaration of Health (Prospective Special Guardians) Jun 2017
SGO appendix 3c - Letter to Medical Advisor Jun 2017
SGO appendix 4 - Support Services Proposal/Plan Jun 2017
SGO appendix 5 - Agreement for Financial Support Jun 2017
SGO appendix 6 - Support Services Proposal/Plan Jun 2017
SGO Non-LAC PACK - Special Guardianship Orders (Flowchart) Jun 2017
Guidance on Using this Manual
Title: When Inserted:
Quick Guide to using the Manual Nov 2016
Quick Guide to create homescreen icon for mobiles and tablets Nov 2016
Quick Guide to create a desktop icon Nov 2016
Briefing teams on Manual - presentation for manager use Nov 2016