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Derby City Children's Social Care Procedures

List of Agency Decision Makers, Designated Managers and Nominated Officers

RELATED CHAPTER

Delegation of Authority to Foster Carers and Residential Workers Procedure

NOTE

Consent to life-ending withdrawal of medical support for a child will require an application to the High Court even if all relevant parties are in agreement. Legal advice must be sought as a matter of urgency.

AMENDMENT

This chapter was updated throughout in October 2021.

Derby City Council uses a Strengths Based Approach for all work with children and families.

Contents

  1. Designated Manager (Adoption Panel Appointments)
  2. Designated Manager (Adoption Support)
  3. Designated Manager (Adoption Best Interests, Matching and Approval)
  4. Designated Manager (Care Plans)
  5. Designated Manager (Care Proceedings)
  6. Designated Manager (Change of Name)
  7. Designated Manager (Connected Persons Placements)
  8. Designated Manager (Contact with Parents)
  9. Designated Manager (Death or Serious Injury to a Child)
  10. Designated Manager (Emergency Protection Orders)
  11. Designated Manager (Emigration)
  12. Designated Manager (Exemptions and Extensions from Fostering Limit)
  13. Designated Manager (External Residential Placements)
  14. Designated Manager (External Housing Framework and Foster)
  15. Designated Manager (Fostering Panel Appointments)
  16. Designated Manager (Leaving Care)
  17. Designated Manager (Marriage /Civil Partnership of a Child in Care)
  18. Designated Manager (Notifications)
  19. Designated Manager (Passports)
  20. Designated Manager (Placement with Parents)
  21. Designated Manager (Placement Orders)
  22. Designated Manager (Private Fostering)
  23. Designated Manager (Secure Accommodation)
  24. Designated Manager (Special Guardianship)
  25. Designated Manager (Special Guardianship Support)


Designated Manager (Adoption Panel Appointments)

Post title:

Adoption Panel Adviser

Contact details:

Lyn Bugarski

Adoption East Midlands

Designated Manager (Adoption Support)

Contact details:

Adoption East Midlands

Designated Manager (Adoption Best Interests, Matching and Approval)

Post title:

Service Director or Head of Service

Contact details:

Suanne Lim or Andy Smith

Designated Manager (Care Plans)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Jo Gilliver & Joanna Barker

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Care Proceedings)

Post title:

Service Director or Head of Service

Contact details:

Suanne Lim, Andy Ellery and Andrew Kaiser

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Change of Name)

Post title:

Head of Service

Contact details:

Andy Ellery and Andrew Kaiser

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Connected Persons Placements)

Post title:

Head of Service

Contact details:

Andy Ellery and Andrew Kaiser

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Contact with Parents)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Jo Gilliver & Joanna Barker

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Death or Serious Injury to a Child)

Post title:

Head of Childrens' Quality Assurance

Contact details:

Jasmine Nembhard - Francis

Quality Assurance Service

Designated Manager (Emergency Protection Orders)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Joanna Barker & Jo Gilliver

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Emigration)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Jo Gilliver & Joanna Barker

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Exemptions and Extensions from Fostering Limit)

Post title:

Deputy Head of Service – Fostering Service

Contact details:

Judy Levitt

Fostering

Designated Manager (External Residential Placements)

Post title:

Strategic Director

Contact details:

Andy Smith

Designated Manager (External Housing Framework and Foster)

Post title:

Service Director or Head of Service

Contact details:

Suanne Lim, Andy Ellery and Andrew Kaiser

Designated Manager (Fostering Panel Appointments)

Post title:

Deputy Head of Service – Fostering Service

Contact details:

Judy Levitt

Fostering

Designated Manager (Leaving Care)

Post title:

Team Manager - Leaving Care

Contact details:

Antony Mains

Leaving Care Service

Designated Manager (Marriage /Civil Partnership of a Child in Care)

Post title:

Head of Service

Contact details:

Andy Ellery and Andrew Kaiser

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Notifications)

Post title:

Head of Children's Quality Assurance

Contact details:

Jasmine Nembhard - Francis

Quality Assurance Service

Designated Manager (Passports)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Jo Gilliver & Joanna Barker

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Placement with Parents)

Post title:

Head of Service

Contact details:

Andy Ellery and Andrew Kaiser

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Placement Orders)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Jo Gilliver & Joanna Barker

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Private Fostering)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Jo Gilliver & Joanna Barker

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Secure Accommodation)

Post title:

Service Director

Contact details:

Suanne Lim

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Special Guardianship)

Post title:

Relevant Deputy Head of Service

Contact details:

Tabitha Spencer, Sarah McLoughlin, Hannah Rafferty, Julie Maunder, Jo Gilliver & Joanna Barker

Locality or Children in Care

Designated Manager (Special Guardianship Support)

Post title:

Head of Service

Contact details:

Andy Ellery and Andrew Kaiser

Locality or Children in Care