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The Local Authority Adoption Service (Wales) Regulations 2007

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Appointment of manager

10.—(1) Each local authority must appoint one of its officers to manage the adoption service and must forthwith notify the National Assembly of—

(a)the name of the person appointed in accordance with this regulation; and

(b)the date on which the appointment is to take effect.

(2) The officer appointed by the local authority to manage the adoption service must—

(a)be a social worker; and

(b)it’s mandatory

(i)have a qualification of at least level 4 NVQ in management or another qualification which matches the competencies of level 4 NVQ, or

(ii)will commence undertaking the qualification when appointed to manage the adoption service, and will obtain the qualification within 3 years of the date of appointment, or

(iii)will obtain the qualification by such later date as the National Assembly may in exceptional circumstances agree; and

(c)have at least two years' experience of working in a child care setting , which may include managing a voluntary adoption agency or a local authority adoption service within the past five years.

(3) The authority must forthwith notify the National Assembly if the person appointed under paragraph (1) ceases to manage the adoption service.

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