Who's who in Essex Social Care

While you're in care, you'll be supported by professionals whose job it is to keep you happy and healthy.

To help you understand their role and what they do for you, we've created a 'who's who'.

Click on the job titles below to find out what they mean.

Corporate Parent
Designated Looked After Children’s Nurse (LAC Nurse)
Designated Teacher
Family Practitioner
Foster carers
Health professionals
Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO)
Independent Visitor
Personal Adviser (PA)
Social worker
Supervising social worker
Targeted Youth Adviser