Local Protocols

Local Protocols

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The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) publish a useful resource to assist you within your organisation. If you’re a voluntary and community organisation or group that works with young people you can download Are they safe? You will need to register to download the document. Click the LINK below to register with the NSPCC Safe Network.


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Local Protocols

Listed below are the local protocols and guidelines produced by North Somerset Safeguarding Children's Board.

EHA Checklist
Photographing of Children and Young People
Child Protection Case Conferences - Information Guide
North Somerset Safeguarding Children Board Threshold Criteria for CIN and CP - Poster
Channel - Protecting Vulnerable People from being drawn into terrorism
NG - Guidance for Safer Working Practice for Adults who Work with Children & Young People
NG - Guidance for Safer Working Practice for Adults who work with Children and Young People - Letter from TO
NSSCB 002 Equality Policy
Safeguarding Young People Affected by Domestic Abuse
Managing Allegations Against A Foster Carer, Family Link or Family and Friends Carer
The Social Care Single Assessment Overview 2014
Protocol for Managing Potentially Dangerous Offenders
NSSCB 014 Expected Baby Protocol (11.16)
NSSCB 006 Multi-agency guidance for injuries in non-mobile babies (11.16)
NSSCB 007 Practice Guidance for Early Help Practitioners Itentifying and Assessing Neglect 210617
NSSCB017 - Escalation Policy
NSSB 019 Joint Escalation Policy
NSSB 003 FGM Joint Guidance
North Somerset Safeguarding Children's Board and North Somerset Safeguarding Adult's Board Sexual Exploitation Strategy 2016-2018
SE Practice Guidance July 2016
NSSCB 006 Leaflet: Keeping Babies Safe
NSSCB 008 Social Networking Policy 2017
EHA Review Meeting Guidelines
NSSB 001 North Somerset Domestic Abuse Strategy 2016 - 2019
NSSCB 007 Neglect Strategy 2016 - 2018
NSSCB 007 Neglect Toolkit 210617
NSSCB 007 Practice Guidance for Social Workers Identifying and Assessing Neglect 210617
NSSCB 003 Allegations Policy (June '17)
NSSCB 018 Quality Assurance Framework
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