Safeguarding Leads

Our Safeguarding Strategy.pdf [pdf] 322KB and Safeguarding Policy.pdf[pdf] 430KB documents are available to download and include the details of our Safeguarding Leads.

 

Our Safeguarding leads are:  

Linda Hollingworth – Director of Human Resources & OD 

Contact details: 01702 445221 
Linda.Hollingworth@estuary.co.uk 

Kathryn Bennett – Director of Support & Care 

Contact details:  01702 445242 
Kathryn.Bennett@estuary.co.uk 

Kevin Turnpenney – Director of Housing & Communities 

Contact details:   01702 445294 
Kevin.Turnpenney@estuary.co.uk 

Safeguarding

Safeguarding Children and Young Adults

If you are concerned that a child or young person is being harmed or neglected or is at risk of this you should contact:

Where there are concerns about the immediate welfare or safety of a child/young person (in working hours):
1st Contact: 01702 534495

Out of hours:
(5.30pm - 9.00am Monday - Thursday, 4.30pm Friday - 9.00am Monday and Bank holidays)
Tel: 0845 606 1212
Fax: 0300 123 0779

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000

Police: 101 or 999

Childline: 0800 1111 (Free)

If you would like further information about the Southend Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) you can do so by visiting www.southend.gov.uk/lscb and Essex Safeguarding Children's Board you can do so by visiting: www.escb.co.uk

 

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

Abuse of vulnerable adults is never okay. If you are being abused, or believe that someone is being abused it is vital that you tell someone. Do this as soon as you can using one of the contact numbers below:

 Police : 101 or 999

Social Care Direct: 0345 6037630 - Essex  -Southend :01702 215008 - Thurrock: 01375 652868

If you would like further information about the Essex Safeguarding Adults Board you can do so by visiting: www.essexsab.org.uk

Details of other useful Safeguarding website links for other areas are also available.