Policies, procedures and guidance

All Multi-agency safeguarding child protection procedures that are agreed by Telford & Wrekin Safeguarding Children Board (TWSCB) are part of the West Midlands Multi-agency Safeguarding Procedures. 

New policies, procedures and guidance

Please note that at this time (1st April 2017) all new policies and procedures have been included in the West Midlands Multi-agency Safeguarding Procedures. For new policies, procedures and guidance that the board have agreed but are not yet uploaded to the external site please follow the links below.

The TWSCB are currently reviewing the following:

  • Children harming Children pathway and procedures
  • Domestic Abuse Strategy

For Telford & Wrekin Council staff looking for information on the Strengthening Families Programme please click here.

If you have any questions about policies, procedures and guidance please contact Sarah Constable, Partnership Manager, on lscb@telford.gov.uk.

Briefing notes 

These are produced by the TWSCB to share learning/information with practitioners. Current notes include:

New Department for Education guidance for practitioners - March 2015

In March 2015 the Department for Education released revised versions of 5 documents:

Updated Child Protection Conference paperwork - January 2018

The Child Protection Conference paperwork has been standardised for all agencies to use. The updated forms include:

New Club Safeguarding Consideration List - January 2018

A new Club Safeguarding Consideration List has been developed to assist and guide parents/carers with things to consider when choosing a club, and for clubs to help decide whether they are fully prepared and doing everything it can to safeguard everyone who is a part of their club. Within the briefing note which outlines the Club Consideration List, there are links to the checklist too.