8.1 Local Contacts

AMENDMENT

This chapter was updated in September 2017.


Contents

  1. Black Country Advocacy Project
  2. Chief Officer for the Authority
  3. CSE Co-ordinator
  4. Designated Nurse for Looked After Children
  5. Emergency Response Team (ERT)
  6. Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
  7. Notifiable Incidents
  8. Single Point of Referral: Placements
  9. Record of Children with a Child Protection Plan
  10. Responsible Individual (Care Standards Act 2000)
  11. School Exclusions
  12. Transport - Duty Gritting Officer
  13. Virtual School


Black Country Advocacy Service

Janice Horton
Service Coordinator Black Country Advocacy Service

The Children's Society
Black Country Advocacy Service
The Workspace
All Saints Road
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
WV2 1EL

Tel: 01902 877 563
Mob: 07785 225 612
Referrals: 0800 652 3839

Chief Officer for the Authority

Eleni Ioannides
Director for Children’s Service

Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 IRJ

Tel: 01922 652 035

CSE Co-ordinator

Imran Suddle

Zone 2F
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP

Tel: 07793189448
Email: Imran.suddle@walsall.gov.uk

Designated Nurse for Looked After Children

Named Professionals for Looked After Children:

Diane Rhoden
Corporate Senior Nurse – Quality and Safeguarding

Donna Smith
Named Nurse for Looked After Children

Email: donna.m.smith@walsall.healthcare.nhs.uk

Sarah Kirk
Transition and Leaving Care Health Advisor

Email: sarah.kirk@walsallhospitals.nhs.uk

Blakenall Village Centre
Looked After Children and young people

Tel: 01922 602 318

Emergency Response Team (ERT)

Social Care & Inclusion Response Centre
6 Brownhills Road
Walsall
WS8 7BS

Tel: 0300 555 2922 or 0300 555 2836

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

Zone 2D
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP

Tel: 0300 555 2866
Fax: 01922 658 195
Email: MASH@walsall.gcsx.gov.uk

Notifiable Incidents

Head of Safeguarding: Carol Boughton
Zone 2F
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP

Tel: 01922 655 848
Email: carol.boughton@walsall.gov.uk

Record of Children with a Child Protection Plan

Group Manager of the Review & Child Protection Unit

Tel: 01922 646 640
Responsible Individual for the Authority (Care Standards Act 2000)

For Children’s Homes:

Angela Edwards
Manager of Residential Services

Zone 2 D
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP

Tel: 01922 658 356

For Foster Care:

Lisa Preston
Group Manager

106 Essington Road
New Invention
Willenhall
West Midlands
WV12 5EX

Tel: 0845 111 2834
Fax: 01922 493 824
School Exclusions

Rosemary Jones
Specialist Officer – Children Missing from Education

Education Development Centre
Pelsall Lane
Walsall
WS4 1NG

Tel: 01922 652 860
Email: Rosemary.Jones@walsall.gov.uk

Single Point Referral: Placements

Placement & Resources Team

Zone 2F Civic Centre
Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP

Tel: 01922 652 686 or 01922 650 533
Email: placementrequests@walsall.gov.uk

Transport – Duty Gritting Officer

Extension 3781 or out of office hours on mobile 07738 916 720 or 07983 611 426

Virtual School

Lorraine Thompson
Head Teacher

Virtual School
Education Development Centre (E.D.C.)
Pelsall Lane
Walsall
WS4 1NG

Tel: 01922 686 230
Email: lorraine.thompson@walsall.gov.uk

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