Front line workers and volunteers play very important safeguarding roles. Often, those working with children and their families can be the first to notice the signs of abuse, illness, family related issues or bullying.
The ‘Contextual Safeguarding’ approach examines the risks of significant harm to young people from environments beyond their family home.
Information on the MASH and making a referral.
Information on what Early Help is and how to make a request for Targeted Support
Dealing with a child who has run away or been the victim of sexual exploitation.
How mental health problems can affect children and young people.
Help available for children with special needs or disabilities.
Find out what we do to prevent violent extremism and terrorism.
Guidance for all those working in Early Years settings, Schools and Colleges in Torbay
The golden rules of sharing information.
Support for workers in respect of online safety issues.
Children can display harmful behaviours to themselves and others around them.
Get help to manage the impact of harmful adult behaviours on children and young people.
Guidance for frontline practitioners
How to deal with allegations against your staff or volunteers.
Guidance when employing staff who will work with children and young people.
Support for organisations who are not affiliated to a National Association.