Managers tools and templates

This section contains information about working with staff members internally such as policies, procedures and ways of working that support positive working relationships and development of staff. 

 

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Summary: Attached is the mobilisation plan employed by Hillingdon YJS following a serious incident to support staff.   Description: Following a serious incident in November 2019, it was recommended in a commissioned Independent Review that the London Borough of Hillingdon and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust share the mobilisation plan that was implemented to support staff in…
Summary:  Attached is information and overview of Wigan’s volunteering opportunities and impact of those volunteers on the children.    Description: Wigan Targeted Youth Support Services have shared an overview of the various roles where volunteers are utilised to support the service to children including (further detail of what these entail are included in the document); • Referral Order Panel Members…
Summary: Access to the toolkit and guidance on supporting Services to demonstrate the cost of effectiveness of diversion produced by The Centre for Justice Innovation. Also available is an example by Lancashire Child First Pathfinder on how they have utilised the toolkit.      Description: The Child First Pathfinder have created a short step-by-step document on how they used the…
Summary:  Lancashire Child First Pathfinder have shared their diversion tracker, which aims to support monitoring of child-first diversion service and report back on key performance indicators.       Description: Lancashire Child First Pathfinder have shared their diversion tracking spreadsheet, which aims to monitor the effectiveness of Child First diversion services and report back on key performance indicators both internally and…
Summary: Northamptonshire youth offending service have shared their restorative justice planning and evaluation process, used to review the effectiveness of the restorative process.      Description:Northamptonshire youth offending service have shared their restorative justice planning and evaluation process. The process has been designed to ensure that all relevant issues are considered and responded to appropriately in the planning, delivery and…
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Summary: Attached below is Bradford, Hillingdon, Lambeth, Luton and Waltham Forest Services methodology concerning weapons detection measures employed in their buildings.      Description: The following information and experience are from a variety of Services that use weapon detection arches or scanners with all children that attend their premises. Local authorities take their own decisions about whether and which weapons…
Summary: The Howard League for Penal Reform has developed a resource to support children while being sentenced.     Description: The Howard League for Penal Reform has published children and sentencing: a toolkit, in response to calls to their legal advice line, which have shown that children experience anxiety and confusion about sentencing. The toolkit is based on work that…
Summary: Camden youth justice team have shared their AssetPlus quality assurance checklist.     Description: Camden youth offending team have shared their AssetPlus quality assurance checklist, which is used to support managers when quality assuring AssetPlus. The checklist should be read in conjunction with the AssetPlus: Supporting Resources (2016) (Please note that you can only access this through the youth…
Summary:  Warwickshire youth justice service have shared their AssetPlus quality assurance tool.      Aims: To improve the quality of assessment and planning     Description:Warwickshire youth justice service have shared their quality assurance tool for AssetPlus. The tool can be used by the practitioner to self-assess or be used by a peer or management to improve the content and…
Summary: Haringey youth justice service have shared their checklist used for quality assurance of case management.      Aims: To improve the quality of case management with a focus on assessment, planning, delivery and outcomes. To provide an effective tool for use in the quality assurance of case management that can then be collectively analysed for use in developing improvement…
Summary: Haringey youth justice service have shared their AssetPlus quality assurance form used for Referral Orders.      Aims: To improve the quality of assessments undertaken as part of the Referral Order process. To improve the quality of Referral Order reports. To improve and evidence effective management oversight     Description: Haringey youth justice service have shared their AssetPlus Referral…
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