Learning and Improvement - Get Involved

Work to safeguard children and young people is never constant. There are new risks emerging all the time and services have to respond quickly to support children and young people in the best way they can.

Part of the work that Tameside Safeguarding Children Board does is to support agencies in the development and improvement of their safeguarding practice. We do this through the delivery of multi-agency training or the implementation of a policy or procedure for example. It is also important that we challenge services where their safeguarding practice is not good enough which is why we complete case audits and produce quarterly performance reports.

How we support and challenge partner agencies is clearly outlined in the Learning and Improvement Framework.

It includes details of how the Quality Assurance and Performance Management Sub-Group and Serious and Significant Case Panel work to identify areas for improvement and report back to its Business and Strategic Board Members.

Li+ve

Tameside Safeguarding Children Board identifies learning and improvement from its quality assurance and case review activity. It has a Learning and Improvement Activity Group LI+ve that is informed of the areas for improvement and produces different types of communication that can be shared as widely as possible with practitioners, managers and their services.

LI+ve workshops are held every 2 months and practitioners and manager are invited to attend. The theme changes each time and is an interactive session that involves staff in devising practical solutions. If you would like to be involved in future LI+ve workshops please contact the TSCB Training Assistant, Chrissy Bryan Christine.bryan@tameside.gov.uk

safeguarding youth forum

Tameside Safeguarding Children Board has a Safeguarding Youth Forum that meets monthly and is for young people and run by young people. Those young people tell us how well we are doing and how we could do things better. If you work with any children and young people that you think might be interested in attending please contact TSCBYouthForum@tameside.gov.uk for further information.

What to do if you are worried about a child

If you think a child is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child’s well-being please contact one of the numbers shown on this page.

Your phone call could help to safeguard a child who may be at risk.

If the situation is immediately dangerous for the child then ring 999 and ask for the Police.

If the child is not in immediate danger contact:

Children's Hub

  • Monday to Friday during office hours - 0161 342 4101
  • Monday to Friday outside office hours and weekends and public holidays – 0161 342 2222
  • GM Procedures Manual
  • Safeguarding concerns can be reported to the Children's Hub using the Online Electronic Referral form