OXFORDSHIRE LSCB BUSINESS PLAN

OXFORDSHIRE LSCB BUSINESS PLAN

Where appropriate, members of the LSCB with secure establishments in its area should be given demonstrations in the techniques accredited for use to assist their consideration of any child protection or safeguarding issue that might arise in relation to restraint. The report should be submitted to the Chief Executive, Leader of the Council, the local police and crime commissioner and the Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board. Each Board partner retains its own existing lines of accountability for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children by their services. This document is only valid 72 hours after printing. This may be done, for example, by examining the quality of the LSCB’s planning and determining whether key objectives have been met.

A work programme for the following year to include measurable objectives; Relevant management information of child protection activity in the previous year; Progress against objectives established for the year ending. LSCB Annual Report The Chair must publish an annual report on the effectiveness of child safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in the local area this is a statutory requirement under section 14A of the Children Act The SCB is made of organisations which will designate particular, named people as their SCB member so that there is a consistency and continuity in membership. The action to be taken where there are concerns about a child’s safety or welfare, including thresholds for intervention; Training of those working with children or in services affecting the safety and welfare of children; Recruitment and supervision of persons who work with children; Investigation of allegations concerning persons working with children; The safety and welfare of privately fostered children; Cooperation with neighbouring children’s social care services authorities and their Board partners. The LSCB will be able to feed its views about the quality of work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children into these processes. The LSCB’s work to ensure the effectiveness of work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children by member organisations will be a peer review process, based on self-evaluation, performance indicators and a joint audit. This document is only valid 72 hours after printing.

Each LSCB should make appropriate arrangements at a strategic management level to involve others in its work as needed. The LSCB should either include on its Board, or be able to draw on appropriate expertise and advice from, frontline professionals from all the relevant sectors.

A work programme for the following year to include measurable objectives; Relevant management information of child protection activity in the previous year; Progress against objectives established for the year ending.

Individual services will be assessed through their own quality regimes. It should not be subordinate to, nor subsumed within, other local structures. These inspectorates in their other work, plus other inspectorates such as the Healthcare Commission, and Her Majesty’s Inspectorates of Constabulary, Prisons, and Probation, will have as part of their remit considering the effectiveness of their agencies’ role in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

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For example, there may be some organisations or individuals which are in theory represented by the statutory Board partners but which need to be engaged because of their particular role in service provision to children and families or role in public protection. In order to provide effective scrutiny, the LSCB should be independent. Speak for their organisation with authority; Commit their organisation on policy and practice matters; Hold their organisation to account.

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Assess the effectiveness of the help being provided to children and families, including early help; Assess whether LSCB partners are fulfilling their statutory obligations; Quality assure practice, including through joint audits of case files involving practitioners and identifying lessons to be learned; and Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training, including multi-agency training, to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

This may take the form of a written constitution detailing a job description for all members and service level agreements between the LSCB, agencies and other partnerships. This may be done, for example, by examining the quality of the LSCB’s planning and determining whether key objectives have been met. Accountability Whilst the SCB has a role in coordinating and ensuring the effectiveness of local individuals’ and organisations’ work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, it is not accountable for their operational work.

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The report should provide a rigorous and transparent assessment of the performance and effectiveness of local services. It may be appropriate for the LSCB to set up working groups or sub-groups, on a short-term or a standing basis to: Independent schools should also be included as appropriate.

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Develop and agree inter-agency policies and procedures for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, consistent with Working Together to Safeguard Children, including: Bysiness Annual Report The Chair must publish an annual report on the effectiveness of child safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in the local area this is a statutory requirement under section 14A of the Children Act Members of each LSCB should have a clear written statement of their roles and responsibilities.

This chapter provides a summary only. The SCB is made of organisations which will designate particular, named people as their SCB member so that there lscv a consistency and continuity in membership. In addition, two representatives of the local community should be appointed as full LSCB members their role is described in Working Together to Safeguard Children and the LSCB must also appoint representation from schools.

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Where appropriate, members of the LSCB with secure establishments in its area should be given demonstrations in the oxfotdshire accredited for use to assist their consideration of any child protection or safeguarding issue that might arise in relation to restraint.

The working practices of LSCB members will be considered locally with a view to securing effective operation of the LSCB functions and ensuring all member organisations are oxfofdshire engaged. The report should include lessons oxfordshiee reviews undertaken within the reporting period.

The LSCB’s work to ensure the effectiveness of work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children by member organisations will be a peer review process, based on self-evaluation, performance indicators and a joint audit. This means taking steps to ensure that the following are represented: The LSCB should also consider how children, parents and carers can be given a measure of choice and control in the development of services.

Busuness report should be submitted to the Chief Executive, Leader of the Council, the local police and crime commissioner and the Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board. The Chair must publish an annual report on the effectiveness of child safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in the local area this is a statutory requirement under section 14A of the Children Act Consideration should be given to sharing the information with relevant inspectorates HMIP and Ofsted.

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In practice this means routinely attending meetings as an observer and receiving all its written reports. The LSCB should draw on their work. Their role, through their membership of governance bodies such as the cabinet of the local authority or a scrutiny committee or a governance board, is to hold their organisation and its officers to account for their contribution to the effective functioning of the LSCB.

Where the number or size of similar organisations precludes husiness representation on the LSCB, for example in the case of schools or voluntary youth bodies, the Local Authority should seek to involve then through existing networks or forums, or by encouraging and developing suitable networks or forums to facilitate communication between organisations and with the LSCB.