Welcome to the Torbay Children's Services Policies and Procedures Manual
Welcome to Torbay Children's Services Policies and Practice Guidance. In it you will find all the information necessary to support you in your day to day work. It consists of different sections which you can access from the menu bar. The chapters in this manual should always be read in conjunction with the relevant local procedures and guidance, which are available in the Torbay Guidance section of the manual.
- Main Policies – this contains our key policies and ensures that we comply with the law and statutory guidance when safeguarding the needs of the children and families we work with. This guides our social work practice;
- Torbay Guidance – this contains local practice guidance, templates and other information that supports and complements our main policies;
- South West Child Protection Procedures – in this section you can access the multi-agency Safeguarding Children Partnership procedures that we have signed up to with other local authority partners. This ensures that we can work in a consistent way across the region in many key areas of our work.
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