June 2018This quick guide explains how the manual works.
This is the first operational version of the New Children's Services Procedure Manual that includes a number of amended chapters that reflect local processes and procedures in Lambeth. Further updates and amendments will be made to ensure this manual reflects local policies as well as national amendments to legislation, regulation and guidance.
For further details, please contact Nicholas LeFriec (NLeFriec@lambeth.gov.uk).
This manual will be updated on a regular basis and a summary of the changes can be accessed via the 'Amendments' button on the Home page. The next planned update of this manual is December 2018.If you would like to suggest a change to the procedures manual discuss your suggestion with your line manager in the first instance.
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