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Safeguarding Self-Assessment
Safeguarding Self-Assessment for providers of services to children, young people, and their families.
 
Each year you must complete the annual: the Safeguarding Self-Assessment form for 2020 will be published on the Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership website.
 
The deadline for submission is: TBC during Summer term 2020
 
Information about how to submit the Safeguarding Self-Assessment document and further information can be found in the form itself.
 
**NOTE: Please ensure you have completed and submitted the 2020 safeguarding self assessment form to us by the deadline. 
Child Health Protection Information
Safeguarding Resources

Emergency Situation Case Study - We are sharing a case study of an recent emergency situation a childcare provider experienced involving a child at their provision - added 01 June 2018

Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership (SSP) website http://suffolkscb.org.uk/ 

the most up to date information about safeguarding and childcare protection, including Suffolk’s local arrangements can be found on this website.

If you are concerned about a child you must follow the process set out by the SSP http://suffolkscb.org.uk/concerned/
 
If you are concerned that someone working with children may be putting them at risk then you must follow the Safeguarding referral process for the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO).
This can be found on the SSP website:
Other useful documents: 
 
 
Introduction to Safeguarding Children can be found on the page at this link.
 
Safer Recruitment Best Practice Guidance - For Ofsted registered early years and childcare, and playwork providers, this document can be found on the Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership website Click HERE
 
There are further useful examples of recruitment documentation which can be found in the Committee Info (Pre-schools) Section.  This information is also useful for those childcare providers who are not committee run.