Quality and Training Team

Safeguarding

All statutory safeguarding information to ensure you stay up to date.

0151 606 2008 (Mon-Fri, 09:00-17:00)
0151 677 6557 (Out of Hours)

07504 738266

To speak to the Independent Reviewing Officer responsible for Children Looked After (CLA) or children subject to Child Protection Plans (CPP) please contact:

Wirral Local Safeguarding Unit: 0151 666 4442

If you need help with Domestic Abuse or Violence, please contact: Wirral Family Safety Unit on
0151 666 4914 (Mon-Fri, 09:00-17:00)
In an emergency always call 999.
National 24 hour domestic abuse helpline-
0808 2000247

If you have concerns regarding the PREVENT DUTY, contact: Wirral Local Authority Prevent Lead:

Mark Camborne, 0151 606 2071, markcamborne@wirral.gov.uk.

Police, non-emergency


101- Calling from within Merseyside
0151 709 6010- calling from outside Merseyside

Ofsted Helpline


Telephone number for general enquiries-
0300 1231231

Please make sure you have key contact numbers displayed and readily accessible at your setting. It is vital that you keep this safeguarding information up to date. 

Please visit the Wirral Safeguarding Partnership website for further information.

An up to date copy of the Safeguarding Contacts Sheet can be accessed via the resources page. 

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Useful Documents and Links

Welfare and Safeguarding Requirements

All practitioners working with children and young people have a duty to ensure they are all kept safe and their needs are met on a daily basis. 

All providers must adhered to the ‘Safeguarding and Welfare’ requirements from the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (Effective from 1st September 2021) 

“Providers must take all necessary steps to keep children safe and well”. (Statutory Framework, 2021)

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