10.15 The role of the Child Safety After Hours Service Centre

Purpose

This procedure outlines the role and function of the Child Safety After Hours Service Centre (CSAHSC) and the interface with CSSCs or RISs.

Key steps

  1. Interface between the CSAHSC and CSSC or RISs
  2. Make an after hours referral

What ifs - responding to specific CSAHSC matters

Standards

  • A referral to the CSAHSC is made when additional after hours support is required to ensure practice standards are met and a child's safety cannot be ensured outside normal business hours.
  • Additional services, provided by CSAHSC, are only considered when all other viable options have been exhausted.

Authority