Humber And North Yorkshire Keyworker Service

Family Service Directory

Contact Information

Humber Teaching Nhs Foundation Trust,
HU10 6ED
01482 205425

Service Description

Service Description:
Children and young people with a learning disability, autism, or both, with the most complex needs will have a designated Keyworker to:
•Act as the main point of contact for children and young people and their family.
•Build and maintain positive, trusting, and appropriate relationships with children and young people and their families / carers during the supportive period aimed at avoiding admission or facilitating discharge and strengthening links with relevant services.
•Work on behalf of children and young people and their family/carers towards unblocking challenges and barriers.
•Ensure all children/young people have a clear personalised plan to promote their development.
•To ensure that Care Education and Treatment Review recommendations/ actions are completed in a timely manner and that there are updates to the Dynamic Support Register to reflect this.
•The Keyworker will ensure continuity of care for the child/young person, and work across systems and services to ensure they respond and react to child/young person’s needs as required.

The criteria for access to a Keyworker is as follows
•A diagnosis of a learning disability, autism or both.
•0-25 years of age, although our primary focus is under 18.
•Potential risk of inpatient admission or are currently in hospital.
•The child/young person is on the Dynamic Support Register (DSR). Priority Referrals are with those at Red & Amber and at crisis point. Those at Green currently do not receive an allocated Keyworker, however, may receive signposting or consultation.
•Reside in the geographical area of Humber Coast and Vale which includes Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, York, and North Yorkshire.

Enquiries are welcomed from young people and their families alongside queries from professionals. The Lead Professional involved in the child or young person’s care can make a referral by completing the referral form and consent form this will be available on the Local Offer.
Information Last Updated:

Additional Information

Open All Year
Age Groups:
Up to 18 years