This quick guide explains how the manual works.
The West Sussex Children Services Procedures Manual is produced and maintained in partnership with tri.x. It replaces all previous procedures manuals. The manual is updated on a regular basis and you can register to be alerted to any changes by using the ‘Register for Updates’ button.
For further details, please contact Di Brady – (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Note: We value the children and young people that we work with. In particular, the children and young people we care for are known as Children Looked After. However in the context of this manual as the legislation refers to Looked After Children this is the terminology that is used within the procedures. We have changed the chapter headings of a number of the procedures to acknowledge the use of the term Children Looked After.
This manual will be updated on a regular basis and a summary of the changes can be accessed via the ‘Amendments’ button on the Home page. The next planned update of the manual is May 2018.If you would like to suggest a change to the procedures manual discuss your suggestion with your line manager in the first instance. The deadline to submit any changes will be 14th March 2018.
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