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Describe Health and Social Care Service Provision for looked after children and young people. What is the purpose of each of the job roles function in the care of looking after children and young people?

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LO2: Describe Health and Social Care Service Provision for looked after children and young people. Introduction On this part of unit ten, I am going to explain the provision for looked after children and young people in a health and social care service, in this I am including the three main parts in the task which are; 1 Care 2 Organisation of care provision 3 Job-roles Care Permanent Foster Care Permanent foster care is when the social worker hands over the responsibility for the child or children's welfare to the foster carer as they are now responsible for their day to day care throughout their childhood. This might be that the child's parents have not met the social worker's standard such as financial and environmental standards so that the child can benefit from. However permanent fostering is required as its aim is to place children in permanent foster placements who have spent a period of time with temporary foster carers and need to be placed with a family on a permanent basis. A scenario of this is if a child have experienced difficulties in their family which means they are unable to return home what ever the circumstances, they can still maintain some contact with the birth family. The benefits to permanent foster carer is that you will receive training, support and advice to help you develop as a foster carer. A fostering allowance is provided for foster carers to cover the day to day expenses of caring for a child. The allowance does not affect state benefits or income tax. Temporary Foster Care Temporary foster care is were the children who are in temporary foster placements are met by their needs for a short period of time as foster carer are providing a family home for them while they cannot live with their own parents. Temporary fostering is required as they work with social services, the temporary fostering tend to have several meaning; 1 Caring for a child or children in your ...read more.


achieving economic well-being by: 1 Setting the standards for the learning, development and care young children should experience when they are attending a setting outside their family home, ensuring that every child makes progress and that no child gets left behind; 2 Providing for equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice and ensuring that every child is included and not disadvantaged because of ethnicity, culture or religion, home language, family background, learning difficulties or disabilities, gender or ability; 3 Creating the framework for partnership working between parents and professionals, and between all the settings that the child attends; 4 Improving quality and consistency in the early years sector through a universal set of standards which apply to all settings, ending the distinction between care and learning in the existing frameworks, and providing the basis for the inspection and regulation regime; 5 Laying a secure foundation for future learning through learning and development that is planned around the individual needs and interests of the child, and informed by the use of ongoing observational assessment. Connexion partnership Connexion is part of partnerships and a practitioner which is duty is to provide the Connexions Service to young people. This is the following of the publication of Every Child Matters: Change for Children and Youth Matters. Connexion is now currently going through a procedure of change the policies and children's trusts are being established in each local authority area. Voluntary sector Pre-School Provision Pre-School Provision for Children from birth to five year old with additional needs or either has disabilities. They can offers part-time class based provision, incorporating specialist teaching and multi-agency support to children with a wide range of special needs such as being dyslexic or autism this would be funded by the Children and Young People Department. Areas that have Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs) and Education Team can provide support, training and practical advice on SEN issues to Early Years SENCOs and other staff in Early Years and childcare settings. ...read more.


This is to ensure that they are following the disability act that is established by the government. The advice that they give to children and young people can be many issues from personal factors such as presenting themselves to employers and how to answer some of the question that is set by the employer. This is to ensure that the children and young people can receive the right education training and employment. Early year's workers Early years workers work with children from birth to eight years old in a range of settings which may include private day nurseries, local authority nurseries, family centers, hospitals and cr�ches. They understand the needs of young children and will be able to provide appropriate and relevant experiences to aid their overall development. Youth workers Youth workers work with children and young people usually between the ages of 13 to 19. They may work in youth centres, clubs, and school and may work as part of a youth offending team. However, some work in less traditional ways as detached youth workers, trying to engage with the youth people who might be mare at risk in the community. They may be involved in delivering programmes, supporting young people, working with parents and community groups and undertaking other activities as and when required. Youth justice workers Youth justice workers are involved in the youth justice system and have an important role in helping youth people to achieve the five outcomes which is from the Every Child Matters. They usually work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to establish the positive outcomes for young people and their families. Prison officers Prison officer within the prison service and are responsible for caring for young people this is by serving custodial sentences or on remand. Their role includes trying to establish a professional relationship with the goal of rehabilitation. They need to maintain a healthy and safe environment, which included training and education, so that the individual will be better equipped on release. ...read more.

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