Procedures and Practice Guidance
The ESCB has recently updated several pieces of practice guidance,
which are available to download on the website. They have been highlighted below.
Take a moment to make sure you are familiar with these documents and know where
to access them.
All documents are available in the
dedicated Practitioner section of the website called 'Working with
Children'. There is a page called policies, where we will load all existing and
SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Procedures
The Southend, Essex and Thurrock Safeguarding and Child Protection
Procedures were last updated in September 2015. Further updates are likely in 2016 which we will keep you
Southend, Essex and Thurrock Safeguarding and Child Protection
Guidance, Policy / Protocols
the overarching SET procedures there are some local ESCB practice guidance and
protocols that complement them.
~ Safer Recruitment Top Tips ~
~ Pre-birth Assessment multi-agency protocol ~
~ Supervision of Parents of Children in Acute Hospital
Settings When There Are Safeguarding Concerns ~
~ Practice Guidance and Care Pathway for Children and Young
People who are admitted to Psychiatric In-patient Units in Essex ~
~ E-Safety policy ~
~ CSE Strategy (SET) ~
~ Domestic Abuse Strategy (SET) ~
Further information and
guidance on these topics can be found in our safeguarding topics section of the ESCB website.
The following two posters
have been updated and can be used by partner agencies or adapted as they see
~ Worried about a child poster ~
~ Whistleblowing poster ~
They are also accessible
from the Reporting Concerns page of the ESCB website.