Are You A Professional?

Working with children, young people and their families is an important role in our city. The Newcastle Safeguarding Children Partnership wants to be able to provide some advice, information about local services which can provide support and links to national organisations providing a range of information we believe will be helpful.

I am interested in finding out about:

Local Area Designated Officer

What is the LADO : The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) is the person who should be notified when it has been alleged that a person who works with children has:

Behaved in a way which has harmed, or may have harmed a child.

Possibly committed an offence against or related to a child

Behaved towards a child in a way that indicates she or he may pose a risk of harm to children

Behaved, or may have behaved in a way that indicates they may not be suitable to work with children

NSCP Resources for Practitioners:

LOCAL LEARNING: The NSCP identifies local learning from rapid reviews, case file audits and other multi-agency approaches to learning and and development. Locally produced resources sharing the learning are available for practitioners.

STAY CLOSE – SLEEP APART: Raising awareness regarding minimising the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in babies and the increased risks of out of routine sleeping arrangements.

NATIONAL LEARNING: The NSCP promotes national learning, policies and best practice guidance regarding safeguarding. Links to key developments can be viewed alongside local responses and resources linked to key national learning .

Elective Home Education

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Change to Regional Procedures Manual

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