Updates and Latest Information

Updates and the latest news regarding safeguarding children

December Update

Signs of Safety Multi Agency Briefings

Signs of Safety will be the primary practice framework for practitioners working with families, as we form in to the new local authority across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP).

Here are the briefing dates for multi-agency managers and frontline practitioners.

November Update

Future Safeguarding Children Partnership Arrangements

Here is a letter and discussion document from the key strategic leaders responsible for the implementation of new safeguarding partner arrangements that will replace the current Local Safeguarding Children Board arrangements across Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole by September 2019.

LSCB Child Sexual Abuse Briefings

Here are the briefings information, outlines and objectives and booking form. Due to the volume of demand, two extra sessions have been scheduled. 

Out of Hours Service

Changes to the out of hours service apply from 5pm on Monday 5 November 2018. The OOHs Brochure and the A4  Poster-New Service Contact Details have all the updated information.

The Bournemouth Safeguarding Contacts have been updated with the new out of hours details.

LSCB Supervision for Safeguarding Training

There will be two courses in November and December  this year.
These courses will be provided free of charge by the LSCB and places will be limited initially to one place per organisation.

Tuesday 27 November 2018 9.30am to 4.30pm - Oak Academy, Duck Lane

Thursday 6 December 2018 9.30am to 4.30pm - Oak Academy, Duck Lane

Disclosure and Barring Service

Take a look at the third edition of DBS News for 2018. 

October Update

The Pan Dorset Multi-Agency Safeguarding Policies and Procedures Manual has been updated. 

The recently updated  Inspecting Safeguarding in Early Years, Education and skills, has been further amended on the 10th October 2018.

Reminder – Training opportunities:

9th November – Roles and Responsibilities’ of the Designated Safeguarding lead (and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) -Children Centres

16th November - Roles and Responsibilities’ of the Designated Safeguarding lead (and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) – Nurseries and Pre-Schools

23rd November – Roles and Responsibilities’ of the Designated Safeguarding lead (and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) – Childminders

The above training day will be going through the roles and responsibilities of the DSL in detail to develop and refresh the knowledge, skills, duties and responsibilities needed for the DSL role.

Neglect  

29th October 2018 - evening

Effective Safeguarding recording 

21st November – evening

DSL networks- Autumn term 2018:

DSL network (nurseries, pre-schools, children centre and out of school provision) the 17th October 2018

DSL network for childminders is on the 6th November 2018.

The above training courses will take place at the Early Years Centre for Professional development(EYCPD) and can be booked through CPD.

September Update

Important Update from the Bournemouth and Poole Local Safeguarding  Childrens Board:

There is now one Pan-Dorset MASH Interagency Referral form which replaces the current Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole forms. If you want to make a referral please use the new form which is available on the relevant LSCB websites. 

The Pan-Dorset Multi Agency Safeguarding procedures are also currently undergoing a refresh and these will be published in October 2018. Please check the LSCB websites for information about demonstration guides on the new safeguarding manual when it goes live.

The updated Inspecting Safeguarding in Early Years, Education and Skills document is now available.

The Bournemouth Record Keeping Guidance has also been updated. There will now be the full document only - no longer a summary document alongside.

The Roles and Responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead guidance is also in the process of being amended. 

Last updated: 19 December 2018