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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: Safeguarding Self-Assessment Form, the form for 2018 can be found on the Suffolk Safeguarding Children Board website  (added 13 April 2018).
 
The deadline for submission is: Friday 11 May 2018
 
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 safeguarding self assessment form to us by the deadline. The balance of your funding will not be paid until we have received your correctly completed form.
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

Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) 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 LSCB 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 Suffolk LSCB website: http://suffolkscb.org.uk/information-and-links/local-authority-designated-officers/
 
Other useful documents: 

Early Years Safeguarding Children Introduction and refresher delegate workbook Revised November 2018

 
Body Map for Safeguarding concerns 
 
Safer Recruitment Best Practice Guidance - For Ofsted registered early years and childcare, and playwork providers, this document can be found on the Suffolk Safeguarding Childrens Board 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.