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6.1 Local Contacts

AMENDMENT

This chapter was updated in December 2019.


Contents

  1. Knowsley Children’s Services
  2. Fostering Service
  3. Adoption in Merseyside (AIM)
  4. Agency Decision Maker - Adoption
  5. Adoption Panel Appointments
  6. Agency Decision Maker - Fostering
  7. Head of Service - Children Looked After
  8. Head of Adoption and Fostering
  9. Principal Social Worker
  10. Head of Child Protection and Children in Need
  11. Quality Assurance Unit

Knowsley Children’s Services

Executive Director (Children)

Colette Dutton

Tel: 0151 443 3127
Email: Colette.dutton@knowsley.gov.uk

Fostering Service

Fostering Manager

Karen Hourihan

Tel: 0151 443 4589
Email: Karen.Hourihan@knowsley.gov.uk

Adoption in Merseyside (AIM)

Adoption Team Manager

Jenny Ness

Tel: 0151 441 3957
Email: Jenny.Ness@adoptioninmerseyside.co.uk

Agency Decision Maker - Adoption

Assistant Executive Director of Children’s Social Care

Peter Murphy

6th Floor,
Huyton Municipal Building,
Archway Road,
Liverpool,
L36 9YU

Tel: 0151 443 3024
Email: Peter.Murphy@knowsley.gov.uk

Adoption Panel Appointments

Assistant Executive Director of Children’s Social Care

Peter Murphy

6th Floor,
Huyton Municipal Building,
Archway Road,
Liverpool,
L36 9YU

Tel: 0151 443 3024
Email: Peter.Murphy@knowsley.gov.uk

Agency Decision Maker - Fostering

Assistant Executive Director of Children’s Social Care

Peter Murphy

6th Floor,
Huyton Municipal Building,
Archway Road,
Liverpool,
L36 9YU

Tel: 0151 443 3024
Email: Peter.Murphy@knowsley.gov.uk

Head of Service - Children Looked After

Ann Clarkson (Head of Children Looked After)

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 3375
Email: ann.clarkson@knowsley.gov.uk

Team managers:

CLA Team 1 – Natalie Hadwin 0151 443 4235
CLA Team 2 – Danielle Roberts-Wareing 0151 443 4172
YPT Manager – Virinder Crawford 0151 443 4054
Children with Disabilities – Claire Cashmore 0151 443 4273
Leaving Care Manager – Rachael Burke 0151 443 4117

Ruth France (Head of Service for Children Looked after provision)

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 2952
Email: ruth.france@knowsley.gov.uk

Team managers:

Fostering – Karen Hourihan 0151 443 4589
AIM – Jenny Ness 0151 441 3957
Residential – James De Turberville 0151 443 4955
Residential – Martin Swindell 0151 443 3968
Principal Commissioner (ART) – Lisa Peltzer 0151 443 3157
Friends and Family and SGO – Rebekah Gresty (Interim) 0151 443 2991

Head of Adoption and Fostering

Ruth France (Head of Service for Children Looked after provision)

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 2952
Email: ruth.france@knowsley.gov.uk

Team Managers:

Fostering – Karen Hourihan 0151 443 4589
AIM – Jenny Ness 0151 441 3957

Principal Social Worker

Tracey Overs

1st Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 4260
Email: Tracey.Overs@knowsley.gov.uk

Head of Child Protection and Children in Need

Sue Walker (Secondment)

2nd Floor,
Nutgrove Villa,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 6GA

Tel: 0151 443 5099
Email: Sue.Walker@knowsley.gov.uk

Group Manager

Lisa Riley – 0151 443 3374

Team Managers:

CP1 – Selina Kent 0151 443 3452
CP2 – Carla Jones 0151 443 3450
CP3 – Laura Hardy 0151 443 4568
CP4 – Karen Fearns 0151 443 3451

Family Support / Edge of Care

Lisa Jones – 0151 443 4206

Front Line

Leanne O’Brien – 0151 443 4232

MASH

Karen Jude – 0151 443 4909

SHIELD

Pamela Foster – 0151 443 5026

Quality Assurance Unit

Head of Integrated Services

Vacant  – Tracey Overs (Interim) – 0151 443 4260

Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Manager

Debbie Cashman 0151 443 4786

Conference and Review Managers

Holly Seeger  – 0151 443 5019
Wendy Simon – 0151 443 4329
Vacancy
Lindsey Heaton – 0151 443 3318
Kate Perry – 0151 443 4845
Joanne Sheridan – 0151 443 3288
Jacky Evans – 0151 443 3928

Quality Assurance & Audit Lead

Mark Simmons – 0151 443 3147

LADO

Jacky Evans – 0151 443 3928

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