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Interagency Safeguarding Children ProceduresNottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board (NSCB)
Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board (NCSCB)


January 2018

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This contents list is sub divided into the following sections, each Section contains relevant Chapters/Procedures: (Click on the title to jump to the Section you require):

  1. Core Safeguarding Procedures
  2. Safeguarding Guidance
  3. Learning and Improvement
  4. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Safeguarding Procedures

  Responding to Abuse and Neglect Updated
  Assessment Updated
  Child Protection Enquiries  
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  
  Movement of Children Subject to a Child Protection Plan between Local Authorities  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Modern Slavery Updated
  Historical Abuse  
  Information Sharing Updated
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  

2. Safeguarding Guidance

These Safeguarding Guides have been written to capture the most significant points to ensure that the content is accessible to a wide, multi-agency readership. More detailed Guidance is in the Local Resources section and is linked from the relevant Safeguarding Guides.

  Children from Abroad  
  Bruising in Pre-Mobile Babies  
  Good Practice in Core Groups  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse  
  Child Sexual Exploitation  
  Fabricated or Induced Illness Updated
  Female Genital Mutilation Updated
  Forced Marriage Updated
  Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children Updated
  Children Living Away from Home  
  Honour Based Violence Updated
  On-line Safety Updated
  Safeguarding and Licensed Premises  
  Children of Parents with Learning Difficulties  
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children Missing from Home and Care Joint Protocol  
  Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviour Updated
  Sexually Harmful Behaviour  
  Spiritual Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Children of Parents that Misuse Substances  
  Trafficked Children  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Safeguarding Children and Young People Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism  
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child New

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Framework  
  Serious Case Reviews  
  Learning from Case Reviews and Audit  
  Unexpected Death of a Child  
  Training Strategy and Quality Assurance  

4. Appendices and Protocols



  Local Contacts  
  Excellence in Safeguarding Practice - Guidance Notes  
  Information for Medical Examination  
  Standards of Proficiency - Social Workers in England (HCPC Guidance)  


  Resolving Professional Disagreements (Escalation Procedure)  
  Bruising in Babies Flowchart  
  Nottingham City Protocol for Children's Assessment  
  Licensing Act 2003: Guidance for License Applicants