It is important that procedures are there to support good practice in an increasingly complex legislative framework. Our procedures have clarity and authority in areas where there is a clear statutory obligation, yet also encourage creativity and best practice.
In this section of the Gloucestershire children's procedures online you will find local information documents, forms etc. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with what is available here. If there is a document you think should be included please let us know.
Research in Practice aims to enable safer decision-making, more effective resource allocation and robust child-centred practice. Their work brings together academic research, practice expertise and the evidence of children and families' experiences engaging with services. They then apply this knowledge to a range of resources and learning opportunities to support professionals’ efforts to improve the lives of children and families.
Skills for Care & Development (SfC&D) is the sector skills council for people working in early years, children and young people's services, and those working in social work and social care for adults and children in the UK.