SAFEGUARDING

Every workplace has a legal responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children & vulnerable adults. 

 

Safeguarding means:

  • Protecting children from abuse and maltreatment.

  • Preventing harm to children's health or development.

  • Ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care.

  • Taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.

Support contact numbers:

  • NHS - 111

  • Police - 999

  • NSPCC Hear2Help Young People Service - 01733 207620

  • NSPCC free helpline - 0808 800 5000

  • Children's Safeguarding Team, Health - 01480 418633

  • Aspire Drug and Alcohol Service - 07780495317

  • Special Education Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) - 01223 699211

Helpful websites:

Childline - www.childline.org.uk

Bullying UK - www.bullying.co.uk

Kidscape (preventing bullying and child abuse) - www.kidscape.org.uk

Think U know (internet safety) - www.thinkuknow.co.uk

The Kite Trust (gender and sexuality support) - www.kitetrust.org.uk

MIND (mental health issues) - www.mind.org.uk

Cambs Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence  - www.cambsdav.org.uk

Womens Aid (against domestic violence) - www.womensaid.org.uk

Against Violence and Abuse - www.avaproject.org.uk

You can find the list of possible concerns (definitions and signs) here:

click here for the PDF 

If you have any concerns or for further support, please contact 

Ben Martin

Designated Safeguarding Lead

ben@psatraining.org.uk

01733 516000

Liz Howarth

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

elizabeth.howarth@psatraining.org.uk

01733 516000

Dave Mortimer 

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

david.mortimer@psatraining.org.uk

01733 516000

Alternatively you use our secure e-mail to contact us: 

 

 safeguarding@psatraining.org.uk 


Take a look at our Safeguarding Policy linked below for a more in-depth understanding of how Safeguarding works in the workplace