Key Contacts

Education Safeguarding Officer

Jatinder Matharu | Slough Borough Council

01753 875068 / 07714 858213

Secure Email: https://reader.egress.com followed by Jatinder.matharu@slough.gov.uk


Slough Children First

For concerns about safeguarding or access to early help provision for children and young people please contact: 

01753 875362 and send the electronic multi agency referral form (MARF) to sloughchildren.referrals@scstrust.co.uk

From Monday 20 December, the new Berkshire Emergency Duty Team, out-of-hours number will be 01344 351999 and the daytime administration number will be 01344 355050

www.scstrust.co.uk/first-contact

Slough Safeguarding Partnership

Business Manager - Betty Lynch

E-mail: safeguardingboards@slough.gov.uk

Slough Child Protection Procedures

Supports multi agency work and outlines the process and procedures around a range of safeguarding areas. The escalation policy can also be found here: 

Welcome to the Slough Multi-Agency Safeguarding Children Procedures (proceduresonline.com)


LADO

If you have a concern about a professionals’ or volunteers’ suitability to work with children or there is an allegation about a member of the workforce, it must be immediately reported to a Designated Safeguarding Lead or Head teacher (within your service) first. If the allegation is about the Head teacher then you can approach the Chair of Governors and then the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) within one working day. The LADO is also available for advice and can be contacted during office hour.

Harvinder Rajansani | Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Slough Children First 01753 474053 07927 681858 | LADO@scstrust.co.uk | All sensitive information should be sent through Egress


Whistleblowing Advice Line

The Whistleblowing Advice Line offers free advice and support to professionals with concerns about how child protection issues are being handled in their own or another organisation.

Call us on 0808 800 5000, email help@nspcc.org.uk or fill in our online form.


Police

Thames Valley Police: www.thamesvalley.police.uk 

Telephone: 101


Early Help Hub 

Schools will be able seek advice from Early Help Hub about services available to support pupils in need of additional support and also to refer pupils and families deemed to be at Level 2 to Early Help Hub.

If you want to speak to a member of the Early Help Hub team please call 01753 476 589. To submit a MARF: sloughchildren.referrals@sloughchildrenfirst.co.uk.


NSPCC

The NSPCC provide a resource list to help you navigate around useful agencies and organisations in the safeguarding field.

NSPCC: 0800 800 5000

Child Line: 0800 11 11

Sign up for regular updates from NSPCC:

http://email.nspcc.org.uk/q/11mIm5YOzvpD2N4Pt2hbu4v/wv

NSPCC CASPER updates:

http://email.nspcc.org.uk/q/11mIm5YOzvpD2N4Pt2hbu4v/wv


Slough Family Information Service (FIS)

www.sloughfamilyservices.org.uk/kb5/sloughcst/directory/home.page

FIS: 01753 476589


CAMHS Getting Help and Mental Health Support Team - Slough

Telephone number: 0300 247 3002. Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00. 

E-mail: CAMHSGettingHelpEast@berkshire.nhs.uk

Website: CAMHSGettingHelpEast@berkshire.nhs.uk