Our pledge to looked after children
Being in Care
We will work together to make sure that you get the best care possible. We will include you in this so you have the information you need, when you need it. We will find you the right placement and help you to be safe and active.
Having a say on what you think
We promise to listen to what you say and will make sure you know what is happening. We will make sure you know all the ways your voice is heard and how you can help build your individual care plan.
We know that good education gives you the best opportunities in life. We will support you to reach your educational potential and plan for the future. We will shape education that helps you reach your aspirations.
Your health is important to us. We will work closely with you to help you access local services that will support your physical, emotional and mental health.
We will support you take part in hobbies and activities that you enjoy and help you to take part in new experiences.
We want to celebrate your achievements with you and help you to inspire other children in care and the people around you.
Contact with Families/Friends
Contact with your birth family should be in your best interest and we will review this regularly, making sure we involve you in any discussions. We will also work to help you access your friends and communities wherever possible.
We have huge ambitions for you and want to match your aspirations on every step of your journey. We have teams dedicated to supporting you to make the right educational, training and employment options and will help you make the start to adult life you deserve.
Our Social Workers will get to know you and will work to make sure you are happy.
This is our promise to you and we will work with you and support you.