Language That Cares | PCF @TACTCare #spreadtheword

Language That Cares   A glossary of words and terms that aims to change the language of the care system has been published.  Language That Cares is a collaborative effort led by adoption and fostering charity TACT (The Adolescent and Children’s Trust) and the charity’s children and care experienced young people, with contributions from 15... Continue Reading →

Children’s Commissioner demands clarity on councils’ duties

By: Dominic Brady 10 Sep 18 In Public Finance Thousands of children could miss out on care unless the government clarifies what councils must legally provide as they cut services, the Children’s Commissioner has told Public Finance. With some councils stripping services to a bare minimum, Anne Longfield has warned they might not fully understand their statutory... Continue Reading →

Looking for the right opportunity to significantly contribute to improving outcomes for children and young people? #IRO #Job

Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO): Job description Band 15, £39,002 to 41,846 pro rata for part-time hours. Part-time and full-time applications welcome Location: Scarborough up to 37 hours and Selby up to 18.5 hours, negotiable. Are you looking for a challenging and exciting role in a dedicated team? Do you have a passion for ensuring that... Continue Reading →

NIROMP Briefing & Comment – Foster Care in England 2018

Published date: 24 February 2018 |Please read NIROMP's full response to the review of Fostering in England: NIROMP briefing & comment on - Fostering in England - February 2018 Introduction This briefing considers ‘Foster Care in England’, a report of the independent review of foster care by Sir Martin Narey and Mark Owers’. The report... Continue Reading →

We need a common-sense approach to keeping children in care out of custody

By Ben Ashcroft | Source: Community Care | August 8, 2017 in Children | Twitter: @AshcroftBen  Great piece - here Ben Ashcroft looks at the criminalisation of children in care, and what common-sense approaches could be used to help avoid it: Periodically, the issue of ‘the criminalisation of children in care’ arises. In Sir Martin Narey’s review of... Continue Reading →

Urgent call for evidence

Urgent call for evidence: views, experiences and perceptions of children in care and care leavers (NCB/ Children's Commissioner) This call is part of work led by the National Children’s Bureau and requested by the Children’s Commissioner to: Gather information on mechanisms used to seek the views, experiences and perceptions of children in care and care leavers.... Continue Reading →

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