Call: 01948 838108
info@shropshirealt.org.uk
services for fostering and adoption agencies

Specialist Services - Consultancy

Offer 1 - Safeguarding Children in Education

Our 'Safeguarding Competency and Compliance Framework' offers a systemic approach to the reviewing of statutory Safeguarding arrangements across the school or setting, with practical recommendations for development and/or improvement being formally presented.  

Follow up support can be offered on a consultancy basis to implement the audit outcomes. (Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015) (Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016) 

Offer 2 - The Preventative Approach – Personal and Professional Boundaries

SALT’s 'Personal and Professional Boundaries Model' uses a comprehensive approach to proactively support organisations and individuals with developing a safe and supportive environment, which recognises the importance of boundary setting when working with children and young people. We offer a thorough review of practice, direct training and a policy review service, which can be followed up by whole school or organisation training.

Offer 3 - Looked After Children (LAC)

Our 'LAC Education Support Audit' offers an organisational focus on the specific challenges that can affect the well-being and attainment of Looked After Children, and Children Adopted from Care. SALT offers an educationally based review to Schools and Children’s Homes. Our supportive approach helps practitioners to focus on whole school and/or setting strategies, which can reduce barriers to progress and enhance access and achievement for children and young people. 

‘The 24 Hour Curriculum’ Training Programme, offers Children’s Homes and Care Givers the opportunity to access our tailored support programme which recognises, develops, formalises and supports the invaluable contribution that care staff and foster families provide in promoting opportunities for ‘Learning Outside of the Classroom’. Through a solution-focussed approach we can offer practical, structured and containing opportunities for therapeutically focussed intervention and direct support.

Offer 4 - Policies, Practice and Systems - Organisational Review and Policy Writing Support

SALT’s 'Strategic Policy Review' introduces a robust review system ensuring that organisational policies are developed to reflect the principles of accessibility for a range of users, and to ensure that they offer succinct practice guidance to provide a framework for consistency and fairness. 

Offer 5 - Recruitment Support for Fostering Agencies, Children’s Homes, Academies, Schools and Free Schools

SALT’s 'Recruitment Framework' offers professional, independent and impartial advice to panels recruiting for health, social care and education positions, through the provision of independent consultancy, and technical contribution, to support the recruitment process within a regulated environment.

We have long established connections and immediate access to a reputable Employment Law Firm should more technical or legally based advice be required on employment related matters. 

SALT works collaboratively, alongside providers, to introduce a supportive model of training, consultancy and intervention. Our support model enhances the whole school or setting approach to capacity building, through the identification of a pathway to improvement, based on systems leadership and connected services. 

We provide a service that is tailored to meet your needs and priorities as an education and/or childcare provider, and the needs of the children and young people that you care for, teach and work with.

Our services offer flexible and tailored solutions. Please contact us directly to schedule an informal discussion, or to request a Service Introduction Meeting.


Contact Us

If you would like any further information regarding The SALT Service Offer or to schedule a Service Introduction Meeting please complete our 'Quick Form', or alternatively, during office hours, please call the SALT Support Team on: 01948 838108.
 
safeguarding and looked after children consultancy