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Welcome to the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board website

News & Updates:

Recruitment of Board Lay Persons
Are you passionate about the safeguarding of children and young people? If so, you may just be the person the Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board is looking for. We're looking for two voluntary Lay Members to join us in making sure that safeguarding children in Hampshire is effective and co-ordinated. For information please click on the links for the job summary and specification. To apply: please submit a written letter of application detailing why you are interested in applying for the role and how you meet the essential criteria and other related requirements to hscb@hants.gov.uk
Lay Person Job Specification

Board Lay Person/s Recruitment Information

HSCB Newsletter October 2015
This is the first issue of our new monthly newsletter which will update you on key decisions, policy changes and other newsworthy items!
HSCB Newsletter Oct 2015

Stanbridge Earls School SCR
Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board's SCR into the safeguarding implications of events leading to the closure of Stanbridge Earls Schhol has now concluded and can be accessed via the below link.
Serious Case Review

HSCB response to the SCR

HSCB response to SCR

HSCB Business Plan 2015/16

HSCB Business Plan 2015/16

HSCB Multi agency training 2015/16
Please see below link for information on HSCB's multi agency training for 2015/16
HSCB Multi agency training 2015/16

4LSCB Bruising Protocol Survey
This survey has been produced by Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board in response to feedback received on the timeliness and effectiveness on the current 4LSCB Bruising in Children who are Not Independently Mobile Protocol (often referred to as the Baby Bruising Protocol). Click the link below to complete the survey:
4LSCB Bruising Protocol Survey

"Can you stop it?"
"Can you stop it?" is the question posed in a new a hard-hitting film about the issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE). Commissioned by the Metropolitan Police Service, the aim of the film is to raise awareness amongst practitioners working with children and police officers about the behaviour traits of perpetrators of on street CSE, in the hope of offering practical advice and information that will allow individuals to understand, recognise and intervene where they suspect offences are taking place. Click on the link to see this short video:
You Tube

CSE Research - Short Films for Practice
These 12 films are aimed at anyone who wants to access learning from the latest research on child sexual exploitation (CSE), in a short accessible form.The films share the findings of a range of studies undertaken by researchers in The International Centre - Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire, as well as drawing on wider CSE literature.Each film is accompanied by a short briefing document that outlines the evidence in more detail, with references and links to the original research, and questions for reflection.These films are courtesy of the University of Bedfordshire. For more information please contact samantha.wilson@beds.ac.uk
CSE Research - Short Films for Practice

Hampshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness e-learning course
The Hampshire Domestic Violence and Abuse Awareness e-learning course has been refreshed and is available to be used by all agencies, free of charge. The details can be found at on the below link and you just need to send an email with the following details to hdaf@hants.gov.uk to obtain your log in details. Your name, job title, the organisation that you work for, the department that you work in e.g. if you work for Hampshire County Council, please specify Adult Services, Childrens Services etc. The area of Hampshire in which you work e.g. Test Valley, Eastleigh etc.
HDAF e-learning

4LSCB CDOP Annual Report 2014-15

4LSCB CDOP Annual Report 2014-15

HSCB Annual Report 2014-15

HSCB Annual Report 2014-15

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is a shared responsibility and a high priority for Hampshire agencies. It includes protecting children from abuse and neglect and ensuring that they grow up safely, having the best life chances to enter adulthood successfully.

The Board brings together all the main organisations who work with children and families in Hampshire, with the aim of ensuring that we work together effectively to keep children safe. 

Hampshire Safeguarding Children Board (HSCB) is responsible for co-ordinating and ensuring the effectiveness of local work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in Hampshire.

The Hampshire Safeguarding Children website brings together information on safeguarding children for, children and young people, their parents and carers and for staff working with children and young people and their families.

The website offers local and national guidance to support you in safeguarding children in Hampshire and information on where and how to get help.

We aim to give you the best support and guidance available, however if you feel there is something missing on our website, please email us at hscb@hants.gov.uk