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The training arm of our business is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced freelance trainers who can deliver social care and social work related training within the children’s and adults’ sectors. To register your interest, please email your CV to Melanie.Burke@signisgroup.com

July Policy Briefs

Adoption Changes under the Children and Families Act 2014
The Children and Families Act 2014 makes a range of changes across a broad spectrum and with a range of implementation dates. Changes relating to adoption, including fostering for adoption, come into effect from July 2014.

An Evaluation of the New Ofsted Inspection Framework for the Inspection of Children’s Services and for Reviews of Local Safeguarding Children Boards
This briefing summarises the findings from the first eleven inspections under the revised Ofsted inspection framework, which has been in place since November 2013.

Care Act 2014: Draft Care and Support Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities
Draft statutory guidance for local authorities (LAs), issued by the Department of Health in June 2014, is available for consultation until 15th August 2014. The final version will provide LAs with the information they need to meet the legal obligations placed on them by the Act and the regulations. This briefing outlines the format and timetable of the consultation.

Implementation of the Better Care Fund
The August 2013 Spending Review established the £3.8 billion Better Care Fund ‘to deliver better outcomes and greater efficiencies through more integrated services for older and disabled people’. This briefing outlines the goals and implementation arrangements for the Better Care Fund.

Over 200 local authorities, safeguarding boards, independent providers and national agencies have commissioned Tri.x to develop their procedures manual and then keep it up to date.

An increasing number of public and independent agencies in the adult sector are commissioning us to update and maintain their social care and safeguarding procedures.

This includes single agency and regional/consortium manuals.

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  The vast majority of local authorities, LSCBs and a wide range of independent and national agencies trust us to keep their policies and procedures up to date.

We are working with a number of customer to develop regional procedures manuals and have been commissioned to update and maintain the London Child Protection Procedures.

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