This part of the website applies to you if you are a ‘Professional’, working with children & young people and their families in an employed or voluntary capacity.

Doncaster SCB is responsible for co-coordinating local agencies in the statutory and non-statutory sectors and has a collective responsibility for ensuring that all agencies working with children and families in Doncaster undertake their safeguarding duties and responsibilities.

This section is about sharing information in order to help and assist professionals in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

We hope you will find the information useful.

NHS Safeguarding App: The NHS have produced a new mobile app, as a resource for healthcare professionals to increase their awareness and understanding of safeguarding requirements by providing an overview of necessary legislation and guidance covering both adult and children’s safeguarding. Available for Apple &  Android or Click here to access.

Children's Social Work Matters:  

Children’s Social Work Matters is a collaboration of 15 organisations within Yorkshire & Humber – sharing knowledge, experience, united in supporting and promoting the social work profession.  The website provides a resource for Social Workers to develop, contribute and shape practice and lead on making a difference for children, young people and families in the region.  For further information please visit the Children's Social Work Matters website

Safeguarding Update Bulletin:

Guidance for Professionals to use with young people who are receiving support following their abuse:

Getting help to overcome abuse: a quick guide for young people receiving support.

Child abuse and neglect

Last updated: 20 April 2018 15:59:53