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Interagency Safeguarding Children ProceduresNottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP)
Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Partnership (NCSCP)


January 2019

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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 Updated
  Child Protection Conferences Updated
  Child Protection Plans  
  Movement of Children Subject to a Child Protection Plan between Local Authorities  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers Updated
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Historical and Non-Recent Abuse  
  Information Sharing Updated
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers Updated

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.

NOTE: All Safeguarding Practice Guidance should be read in conjunction with: Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child Procedure.

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

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Model Updated
  Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews Updated
  Child Death Review Procedures Updated
  Learning and Development Strategy and Quality Assurance Updated

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