Issue details

Children’s social care out of hours emergency duty service

To approve the recommendations for the provision of an out of hours emergency duty service for children’s social care from October 2019. 

 

As a result of Worcestershire County Council transferring their children services to Worcestershire Children First on 1 October 2019, it is proposed that the current contract for the Herefordshire Emergency Duty Team (EDT) service with Worcestershire County Council is terminated and a new contract is awarded to Worcestershire Children First.  This proposal will ensure continuity of this business critical service.

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2019

Decision due: 18 September 2019 by Cabinet member children and families

Lead member: Cabinet member children and families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Sandra Griffiths, Commissioning officer Email: sgriffiths3@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383141.

Documents

  • Children’s social care out of hours emergency duty service