Education Safeguarding Officer
Jatinder Matharu | Slough Borough Council
01753 875068 / 07714 858213
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 email@example.com
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
Business Manager - Betty Lynch
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:
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.
Thames Valley Police: www.thamesvalley.police.uk
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
NSPCC CASPER updates:
Slough Family Information Service (FIS)
FIS: 01753 476589
CAMHS Getting Help and Mental Health Support Team - Slough
Telephone number: 0300 247 3002. Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00.