LSCBLocal Safeguarding Children Board Northamptonshire

Documents and Toolkits for EY and Childcare Professionals

See a list of safeguarding toolkits and useful documents for Early Years and Childcare Professionals.

Statutory Government Documents and Guidance - this includes a range of official guidance, including Working Together 2015, EYFS and recent new duty regarding Radicalisation.

NSCB Toolkits - a range of documents to help you recognise certain types of abuse and understand what action you should take. Includes toolkits for dealing with Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Neglect, Dangerous Dogs and Self Harm.  

NSCB Procedures Manual - see the NSCB's Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures Manual or see a summary of the updates made to the manual in July 2016.

Northamptonshire County Council Documents:

Thresholds and Pathways Guidance - this is the key document for professionals working with children in Northamptonshire. See also the webpage 'guidance for professionals concerned about a child' on the NCC website, this contains the Thresholds & Pathways section about identifying levels of need and whether a Early Help Assessment or referral to MASH is required. 

Other Organisations: 

Looking after children in very hot weather - guidance from Public Health England. 

Last updated: 17 August 2016

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