Working with children and young people
Please use this page as initial guidance for professionals working with children and young people within Gloucestershire. Issues affecting children and young people also have their own allocated pages within the GSCB website, so please visit these pages for further information and guidance.
South West Child Protection Procedures
Working Together to Safeguard Children
Gloucestershire Child Protection procedures
What to do if I have a concern about the well being of a child or an unborn baby
Child in Need Guidance Documents
Safeguarding Practice Reflection
Levels of Intervention
Please be aware that the Levels of Intervention Guidance is a live document and subject to updates - access via the web rather than printing.
Information Sharing Guidelines for Safeguarding Practitioners
Escalation of Professional Concerns
Social Care Service Request Form, Single Consent Form and guidance documents
Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) - FAQs
Information about the development of the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) in Gloucestershire.
New information will be added as soon as it is available.
Please email the MASH Co-Ordinator (Claire.Connolly@gloucestershire.gov.uk), if you have any questions
Safer Recruitment guidance
For settings working with children and families
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Guidance for adults who work with children and young people
Child Protection when Educating Children other than in a school
Guidance for Commissioners
Guidance for Commissioners and other organisations providing services in Gloucestershire - updated January 2018
Guidance for supporting children and Vulnerable Adults with No Recourse to Public Funds
The Unborn Baby Protocol
Child Neglect Practitioners Briefing Guide
Guidance for Handling a Disclosure from a Child
Concerns about a Child Checklist
Gloucestershire's Chronology Guidance