Working with children and young people
The LiquidLogic Children's Portal for raising concerns about a child is now live.
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
Early Help Practice Guidance
Safeguarding Practice Reflection
Injuries in Non-Mobile Infants Protocol
Multi-Agency Guidance for Injuries in NON-MOBILE Infants and Injuries of concern in NON-MOBILE Older Children
Discharge from Hospital of Children in Care Protocol
Gloucestershire Discharge from Hospital protocol is designed to provide safe planning for any child leaving hospital
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.
Escalation of Professional Concerns
Social Care Service Request Form,
Single Consent Form and
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
Safer Recruitment Guidelines - Addendum April 2020
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Guidance for adults who work with children and young people
Guidance for safer working practice for adults who work with children and young people - this link takes you to the Safer Recruitment Consortium website
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
Child Neglect Toolkit
Multi-Agency Child Neglect Toolkit (DOCX, 334.5 KB) - (When you Print Please make sure you select Printer Properties: Select - Booklet, Long Edge and Colour and it should print out correctly)
Click Here to be redirected to the 'Children Living with Neglect' page