Agenda and decisions

Cabinet Member for Children and Families
Friday, 20th March, 2020 5.00 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Anna Martyn Tel 023 9283 4870  Email: anna.martyn@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declaration of interests

3.

Allowances and Skill Fees Annual Review pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Purpose

To provide the Cabinet Member with an update, following a review of the allowances and skills fees for foster carers, Staying Put, Family Link and Lodgings-Plus carers; and to seek approval to implement the revised policy (which includes the scale of allowances and fees table) at Appendix 1.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Children & Families

 

1.    Approve the revised policy (Appendix 1) with effect from 01 April 2020, and specifically note the following key changes:

 

     i.        The proposal for Hub home carer payments under the pilot Mockingbird Programme.

 

    ii.        The proposal to increase the Introduction Fee from £250 to £500.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.    Approved the proposal for Hub home carer payments under the pilot Mockingbird Programme.

 

2.    Approved the proposal to increase the Introduction Fee from £250 to £500.