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The Local Authority Adoption Service (Wales) Regulations 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Title, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Statement of purpose

    4. 4.Children’s guide

    5. 5.Review of statement of purpose and children’s guide

    6. 6.Requirement to open a child’s case record

    7. 7.Natural Parents

    8. 8.Prospective and approved Adopters

    9. 9.Adoption Panels

  3. PART 2 MANAGERS

    1. 10.Appointment of manager

    2. 11.Fitness of manager

    3. 12.General requirements

    4. 13.Notification of offences

  4. PART 3 CONDUCT OF LOCAL AUTHORITY ADOPTION SERVICE

    1. 14.Arrangements for the protection of children

    2. 15.Staffing

    3. 16.Fitness of workers

    4. 17.Employment of staff

    5. 18.Staff disciplinary procedure

    6. 19.Arrangements for the absence of manager

    7. 20.Records with respect to staff

    8. 21.Fitness of premises

    9. 22.Review of Quality of Service

    10. 23.Assessment of Service

    11. 24.Compliance Notification

    12. 25.Complaints

    13. 26.Notifiable events

  5. PART 4 MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 27.Revocation of regulations

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

      1. 1.The aims and objectives of the local authority in relation...

      2. 2.The arrangements that the local authority has put in place...

      3. 3.The name and address of the manager.

      4. 4.The relevant qualifications and experience of the manager.

      5. 5.The number, relevant qualifications and experience of the staff employed...

      6. 6.The organisational structure of the adoption service.

      7. 7.The system in place to monitor and evaluate the provision...

      8. 8.The procedures for recruiting, preparing, assessing, approving and supporting prospective...

      9. 9.Details of the adoption support service advisor and the procedures...

      10. 10.A summary of the complaints procedures established in accordance with...

      11. 11.The address and telephone number of the appropriate office of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE CHILDREN'S GUIDE

      1. 1.A summary of the statement of purpose

      2. 2.A summary of the procedures where adoption is identified as...

      3. 3.Information about the role of the adoption support services advisor...

      4. 4.A summary of the complaints procedures established in accordance with...

      5. 5.Details of how a child may have access to the...

      6. 6.The address and telephone number of the appropriate office of...

      7. 7.The name, address and telephone number of the Children’s Commissioner...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INFORMATION REQUIRED IN RESPECT OF PERSONS SEEKING TO MANAGE OR WORK FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ADOPTION SERVICE

      1. 1.Proof of identity including a recent photograph.

      2. 2.Either— (a) where the position involves regularly caring for, training,...

      3. 3.A minimum of two written references, including a reference from...

      4. 4.Where a person has previously worked in a position whose...

      5. 5.Documentary evidence of any relevant qualification.

      6. 6.A full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      RECORDS TO BE KEPT IN RELATION TO EACH PERSON WORKING FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ADOPTION SERVICE

      1. 1.Full name.

      2. 2.Sex.

      3. 3.Date of birth.

      4. 4.Home address.

      5. 5.Criminal Records Bureau checks (where appropriate), to be updated every...

      6. 6.Written references and confirmation of them having been checked by...

      7. 7.A full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation...

      8. 8.Qualifications relevant to, and experience of work involving children.

      9. 9.The dates on which he or she commences and ceases...

      10. 10.Whether he or she is employed by the local authority...

      11. 11.His or her job description and whether he or she...

      12. 12.Training undertaken by him or her, supervision, appraisal, disciplinary action...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      NOTIFIABLE EVENTS

  7. Explanatory Note

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