Practitioners and professionals

Safer employment and volunteering


What is the role of East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership?

 “Working Together to Safeguard Children” (2018) lists, under the policies and procedure function of the local safeguarding children partnership, the partnership’s responsibilities in developing policies and procedures to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. This includes recruitment and supervision of people who work or volunteer with children. Safer recruitment is central to the safeguarding of children and young people. 

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership delivers safer recruitment training which can be completed by undertaking an e-learning course or through attendance at a one day face to face session

Apply for safer recruitment training here

Additional practice is contained in the ERSCP Procedures and Guidance Section ‘Allegations of Abuse Made Against People Who Work With Children’


Support for Voluntary and Community Sector

For local assistance for voluntary and community volunteers and DBS checks, please contact THE SMILE FOUNDATION

01482 590 270

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How do I report concerns regarding an employee or volunteer? 

 All employers should identify a designated officer/senior manager to whom allegations or concerns should be reported.  Further advice can be sought from the following page:

Concerns regarding people who work with children and young people