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List of Agency Decision Makers, Designated Managers and Nominated Officers

Designated Managers are managers who have delegated authority to approve certain decisions or who must be notified in certain circumstances.

AMENDMENT

Details contained in this section were reviewed locally and updated as required in January 2018.

Contents

Note

This section outlines the circumstances where managers have delegated authority to approve certain decisions.

These arrangements do not replace the link management communication or authorisation structure; in all cases, it is assumed that managers and line managers will be consulted or notified as appropriate.

  1. Absent Children
  2. Access to Records
  3. Adoption - Agency Decision Maker
  4. Allegations Against Staff
  5. Care Plans
  6. Care Proceedings
  7. Change of Name of a Child Looked After
  8. Comments, Complaints and Compliments
  9. Contact - Suspension/termination of
  10. Contact with Parents/Siblings, Approval of Risk Assessments
  11. Criminal Injuries Compensation for a Child Looked After
  12. Death/Serious Injury of a Child Looked After
  13. Decision to Look After
  14. Discharge of Care Order
  15. Disclosure and Barring Service
  16. Emigration
  17. External Placements
  18. Foster Carer Allegations
  19. Foster Carer Approval and Review
  20. Foster Placement - Exemption to Exceed Usual Limit
  21. Fostering Approval Panel
  22. HIV/Aids
  23. Infectious Diseases
  24. Marriage of a Child Looked After
  25. Passports
  26. Pathway Plans/ Leaving Care
  27. Permanent Placements
  28. Placement of Children Looked After Outside the Authority Area
  29. Placement with Parents
  30. Placements Outside England and Wales
  31. Placements with Relatives and Friends
  32. Service Manager Fostering Services
  33. Private Fostering
  34. Remands to Local Authority Accommodation
  35. Child Arrangement Order Allowances
  36. School or Educational Trips/Holidays Abroad
  37. Secure Accommodation Placement
  38. Serious Case Review
  39. Special Guardianship Support Team
  40. Termination of Pregnancy of a Child Looked After


Absent Children

See Children Missing from Home or Care (West Yorkshire Protocol).

Team Manager

Access to Records

Service Manager

Adoption - Agency Decision Maker

See Placements outside England and Wales Procedure

Jim Hopkinson
Deputy Director
Children's Social Care
City Of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Margaret McMillan Tower
Princes Way
Bradford
BD1 1NN

Tel: 01274 432 904
E-mail: jim.hopkinson@bradford.gov.uk

Allegations Against Staff

Deputy Director - Jim Hopkinson

Care Plans

See Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline Procedure and Decision to Look After, Care and Permanence Planning Procedure

Service Manager

Care Proceedings

See Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline Procedure and Route Map for Looked After Children Procedure

Head of Service

Change of Name of a Child Looked After

See Change of Name Procedure

Head of Service

Comments, Complaints and Compliments

Complaints Manager - Irina Arcas

Contact - Suspension/termination of

Service Manager (Care Management)

Contact with Parents/Siblings, Approval of Risk Assessments

See Contact with Parents/Adults and Siblings Procedure

Team Manager (Care Management)

Criminal Injuries Compensation for a Child Looked After

Head of Service

Death/Serious Injury of a Child Looked After

See Death of or Serious Injury to a Child (Looked After and Child In Need) Procedure

Jim Hopkinson
Deputy Director
Children's Social Care
City Of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Margaret McMillan Tower
Princes Way
Bradford
BD1 1NN

Tel: 01274 432 904
E-mail: jim.hopkinson@bradford.gov.uk

Michael Jameson - Strategic Director

Decision to Look After

See Permanence Policy and Procedures and Decision to Look After, Care and Permanence Planning Procedure

Service Manager

Discharge of Care Order

Service Manager (Care Management)

Disclosure and Barring Service

Service Manager (Care Management)

Emigration

See Placements outside England and Wales Procedure

Jim Hopkinson
Deputy Director
Children's Social Care
City Of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Margaret McMillan Tower
Princes Way
Bradford
BD1 1NN

Tel: 01274 432 904
E-mail: jim.hopkinson@bradford.gov.uk

External Placements

See Placements in Foster Care Procedure

David Byrom

Head of Service, Throughcare & Resources
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

Tel: 01274 432 986
Fax: 01274 437 119
E-mail: david.byrom@bradford.gov.uk

Foster Carer Allegations

Service Manager (Adoption and Fostering)

Foster Carer Approval and Review

See Placements with Connected Persons Procedure.

Claire Brodie

Service Manager - Fostering
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

E-mail: claire.brodie@bradford.gov.uk

Foster Placement - Exemption to Exceed Usual Limit

See

Information to follow.

Fostering Approval Panel

Claire Brodie

Service Manager - Fostering
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

E-mail: claire.brodie@bradford.gov.uk

HIV/Aids

Service Manager (Care Management)

Infectious Diseases

David Byrom

Head of Service, Throughcare & Resources
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

Tel: 01274 432 986
Fax: 01274 437 119
E-mail: david.byrom@bradford.gov.uk

Marriage of a Child Looked After

See Marriage Procedure

Head of Service

Passports

Service Manager (Care Management)

Pathway Plans/ Leaving Care

See Leaving Care Procedure

Team Manager (Care Management)

Permanent Placements

See Decision to Look After, Care and Permanence Planning Procedure and Placements in Foster Care Procedure

Service Manager (Adoption and Fostering)

Placement of Children Looked After Outside the Authority Area

See

Head of Service

Placement with Parents

See Placements with Parents Procedure

Head of Service / Heads of Service
Placements Outside England and Wales

David Byrom

Head of Service, Throughcare & Resources
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

Tel: 01274 432 986
Fax: 01274 437 119
E-mail: david.byrom@bradford.gov.uk

Placements with Relatives and Friends

Service Manager (Care Management)

Service Manager Fostering Services

Claire Brodie

Service Manager - Fostering
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

E-mail: claire.brodie@bradford.gov.uk

Private Fostering

See Private Fostering Procedure.

Designated Manager (Private Fostering) Service Manager

Kate Leahy

Service Manager Fostering Services

Claire Brodie

Service Manager - Fostering
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

E-mail: claire.brodie@bradford.gov.uk

Remands to Local Authority Accommodation

Youth Offending Team Manager

Charlie Jones

Bradford & District Youth Offending Team
Bank House
41 Bank Street
Bradford
BD1 1RD

Tel: 01274 436 060

Child Arrangements Order Allowances

David Byrom

Head of Service - Throughcare & Resources
Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

Tel: 01274 432 986
Fax: 01274 437 119
E-mail: david.byrom@bradford.gov.uk

School or Educational Trips/Holidays Abroad

Service Manager (Care Management)

Secure Accommodation Placement

See:

Head of Service / Heads of Service

Serious Case Review

Head of Children's Service

Special Guardianship Support Team

Kim Bray

Sir Henry Mitchell House
4 Manchester Road
Bradford
BD5 0QL

Tel: 01274 434 331

Termination of Pregnancy of a Child Looked After

Head of Service