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OxfordshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual



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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 Procedures
  2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance
  3. Learning and Improvement
  4. Roles and Responsibilities of the Safeguarding Children Board
  5. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

CAPTION: Core Procedures
  Responding to Abuse and Neglect Updated
  Oxfordshire's Threshold of Needs - Right Support at the Right Time (2022) Updated
  Early Help  
  Locality and Community Support Service (including No Names Consultations)  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers Updated
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing  
  Multi-Agency Professionals Only Meeting  
  Complex Case Panel  
  Good Practice in Supporting the Voice of the Child  
  Protocol for an Early Co-Ordinated Response to Serious Safeguarding Cases  
  See also: Early Intervention: Policy and Provision (House of Commons Library)  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

CAPTION: Safeguarding Practice Guidance
  Assessment and Risk in the Ante-Natal and Peri-Natal Period  
  Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation  
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment  
  Child Criminal Exploitation  
  Child Sexual Exploitation Updated
  Children Living Away from Home  
  Children Missing Education  
  Managing Allegations Against Other Pupils  
  Children Missing from Care, Home and Education  
  Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities  
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Parents who Misuse Substances Updated
  Children Visiting Prisons  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Concealed Pregnancies New
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Abuse  
  Online Safety Updated
  Fabricated or Induced Illness/Perplexing Presentations  
  Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)  
  Forced Marriage  
  Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children  
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour Updated
  "So Called" Honour Based Abuse  
  Pre-Birth - under review New
  Non-Recent Abuse  
  Safeguarding Children and Young People Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
  Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Underage Sexual Activity New
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills  
  Transitional Safeguarding  

3. Learning and Improvement

CAPTION: Learning and Improvement
  Learning from Practice  
  Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews  
  Child Death Review Processes (2021)  

4. Roles and Responsibilities of the Safeguarding Children Board

CAPTION: Roles and Responsibilities of the Safeguarding Children Board
  Oxfordshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements for Children  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities Updated
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  
  Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  
  Resolving Multi-Agency Disagreements and Escalation Policy  

5. Appendices and Protocols

CAPTION: Appendices and Protocols



  Using this Manual  
  National Contacts  
  NICE Guidelines - When to Suspect Maltreatment in Under 18s