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Northamptonshire’s children’s services are failing to keep children safe.

Northamptonshire’s children’s services are failing to keep children safe.

Northamptonshire’s children’s services are failing to keep children safe. While some progress has been made since the Ofsted focused visit in October 2018, there remains a range of significant weaknesses in services whose effectiveness is central to protecting children. There are also highly vulnerable children in care who are living in unregulated placements that are unsafe and unsuitable. A small cohort of care leavers are vulnerable and homeless, and services have failed to prevent these young people from remaining in unsuitable and unsafe circumstances.
The quality of support for vulnerable children in Northamptonshire has declined since the last full inspection in 2016.
Northamptonshire has experienced a period of significant instability at senior leadership level for both the council and within children’s services.
There is now a new senior management team in place for children’s social care, which, in a short period of time, has produced some key improvements.

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