Safeguarding Children

The Safeguarding Children Declaration is here

The aim of the Safeguarding Service is to ensure that the organisation meets its statutory requirements of the Children Act (1989/2004) in relation to Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018).

The overarching aims of the service are to:

  • Ensure that all children and young people are protected from significant harm
  • Ensure the welfare of the child is paramount and the voice of the child is central to all interventions
  • Ensure compliance with the South West Child Protection Procedures
  • Implement national and local guidance in relation to safeguarding
  • Play an integral part in Devon Children and Families Partnership’s exercise of its safeguarding functions
  • Promote best practice throughout the organisation.

Last updated: February 27, 2019