Roles and responsibilities of two members of the children's workforce in relation to looked after children and young people
The roles and responsibilities of a foster carer are to provide care for a foster child, to promote positive health care, to promote a positive view of the Childs family background, to promote a foster Childs own race, culture and religion, to promote education, to let Children & Young People’s Service know immediately of any Serious Incident, to Notify the Department of any Change of Address, to Ensure the Safety of any Foster Child whilst they are in your care, to keep Confidentiality, to Accept and Ensure that Corporal Punishment is Not Permitted to be used on any Child Placed with You, to ensure that Young People receive Sex Education appropriate to their needs, to Permit any person authorized by the Department to see the Child/Young Person, to Allow the Child/Young Person to be Removed from the Foster Home when so requested by a Person Authorized by the Department, to Provide Information to the Children & Young People’s Service and the Courts if they request it and Information about the Child’s Behavior and Development.
A foster carer has to provide care for a foster child this means to provide general care for a child or young person which includes providing love, comfort, listening, patience, food, clothing and warmth. Foster carers could encourage any hobbies or interests. Foster carers also have to remember that children have came from all different backgrounds and have different experiences from the past. A foster carer also has to try their best to get the child to have a positive view of themselves.
A foster carer has to promote positive health care. This includes getting in touch with doctors or hospitals if needed. This also includes getting in touch with the dentist and opticians regularly. Social carers should also encourage their child to