5. Child Protection Procedures

Bath and North East Somerset Community Safety & Safeguarding Partnership have collaborated with 11 other LSCB’s in the south west region to produce the South West Safeguarding and Child Protection Procedures. These are regularly reviewed and updated. They are your child protection policies and any local protocols, procedures and policies which support these may be found on 'Childrens' section of this website under ‘multi agency policies and procedures’.

Click here to view the South West Child Protection Procedures. http://www.proceduresonline.com/swcpp/

Please see the B&NES Council website for further information on Child Protection

Request for Service Form for a referral into B&NES Childrens Social Care

B&NES Children Social Care staff have access to further information about Child Protection Procedures internally. 

Concerned about a Child?

  • If you have a concern about a child or young person, please call the Children and Families Assessment and Intervention Team on 01225 396312 or 01225 396313.
  • If outside of office hours, please call the Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615165.
  • If a child or young person is in immediate danger then please dial 999 and ask for police assistance. 

The Local Authority Designated Officer for managing allegations or safeguarding concerns against staff can be contacted on 01225 396810 Monday – Friday in office hours.