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Our placement process

Our placement process

  • Referrals can be made to our Duty Worker for emergency or planned placements
  • We will discuss placement options with purchasers to ensure we find the best resource to meet the child’s needs
  • Our Core, Standard, Enhanced or Permanence Services ensure we can provide flexible placement choices
  • We have carers throughout North East, West, Central and Southern Scotland to offer children local placements
  • We provide detailed information about charges and services provided
  • We provide profiles on all available carers plus child- friendly information
  • Wherever possible we will provide choices of carer for any child referred
  • We have a robust matching process, particularly for planned or permanent placements, whilst also contributing to your own matching procedures
  • Our social work staff will assist with sharing information and introductions whenever possible
  • Our educational advisers can assist with school transfers and transitions
  • Initial agreements will cover charges and services to be provided by Swiis
  • As soon as possible for each placement, a Placement Agreement will agree day to day arrangements and future planning

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