Information for Professionals

Welcome to the NYSCB's section of the website dedicated to providing professionals with up to date procedures and practice guidance.  For more information please select a category:

  • NYSCB Procedures - Here you will find the multi-agency procedures for safeguarding children in North Yorkshire
  • Practice Guidance - Here you will find multi-agency practice guidance for professionals on a variety of subjects
  • One Minute Guides - The NYSCB One Minute Guides (OMGs) provide basic information on a variety of subjects including Rapid Responses, Trafficking, Vulnerable, Exploited Missing and Trafficked Practitioner Groups and more
  • Safeguarding Themes - Here you will find links to relevant safeguarding information, resources and campaigns supported by the NYSCB on a variety of safeguarding issues
  • Vulnerability Checklist - In accordance with Working Together (2015) each Local Safeguarding Children Board area must have an agreed multi-agency threshold document.  The Vulnerability Checklist is the threshold document for North Yorkshire
  • Forms for professionals - Here you will find all relevant forms for refer a child or young person to the Children and Families Service, sharing information and intelligence, writing reports for Child Protection Conferences, submitting a notification of a child death and more 
  • Child Death - Here you can find information about the Child Death Review Process as well as relevant notification forms, procedures and information
  • Notifiable childcare incidents - Here you will find information regarding Notifiable Childcare Incidents and how to make a notification
  • Glossary - the glossary is a useful reference for professionals which established the meaning o a number of safeguarding terms

 

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