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

 


SCST Front Door

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.

For out of hours service please call: 01344 786543

http://www.scstrust.co.uk/first-contact/

 


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.

Nicola Johnstone | Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Slough Children's Services Trust | 01753 474 053 | 07927 681858 nicola.johnstone@scstrust.co.uk | All sensitive information should be sent through Egress or use LADO@slough.gcsx.gov.uk.


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@scstrust.co.uk.

 


NSPCC

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

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)

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