Training – Course Management System

Multi-agency safeguarding children/Schools’ Designated Senior Person, Virtual College e-learning and KSCB e-learning training courses are targeted at all staff from statutory, voluntary and independent agencies who work with children, young people, families and vulnerable adults in the Kirklees area.

These courses can be accessed via the links below:

To view and self-register to all KSCB courses and e-learning click here.

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What to do if You are Worried About a Child

If you think a child in Kirklees is being abused or mistreated or you have concerns about a child’s well-being you should call and speak to someone at one of the following numbers:

  • MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub)
    01484 456848
  • Kirklees Emergency Duty Service
    01484 414933 (outside office hours)
  • NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000
  • NSPCC email:
  • NSPCC text: 88858 (free service)

Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board Website

This site primarily provides safeguarding information for professionals and volunteers in Kirklees. The site also provides information for members of the public, parents and carers, and children and young people, on some of the key issues that can affect the wellbeing and safety of children. Links to external websites are provided where further specialist information and advice on particular issues can be obtained.

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Kirklees Safeguarding Week 2017

The full programme is available now!

Click here to view the Safeguarding Week page and full programme.

Download the Safeguarding Week 2017 poster.

KSCB launch of new system for Child Death Notification

Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board has recently purchased a new secure system to electronically enable the statutory child death overview process. This was developed by Kent LSCB with QES a software developer.

The system is known as eCDOP and the link for notifications is live on the website on the CDOP page.


KSCB Enable Audit Tool Events

The KSCB are now launching this new tool and attendance is encouraged from practitioners and managers who will be involved in Multi-Agency Audits and other audits with the KSCB.

Title: KSCB Enable Audit Tool Launch

Date & Time: 21 September - 2.00pm - 3.00pm & 22 September - 10.30pm - 11.30pm

Details: The KSCB have recently invested in the Enable Audit Software which is an online auditing system created by Virtual College that is designed to simplify the process of audits. The KSCB will be utilising this new tool for the Section 11 Audit along with the Multi-Agency Audits and surveys. The Key features of the system are:

• Reporting – Export reports instantly as PDF, Word or Excel documents • Action Plans – Create essential action plans for specific questions and   categories   • Build – Build your own audits to meet specific organisational requirements   • Self-registration – Self Registration systems allows users to create their own login   • Organisations – Create an organisation structure and assign roles to different users

Venue: Hudawi Centre, Huddersfield

So that we can launch this new tool across the partnership, we would like you to sign up for this session and/or delegate members of your organisation who will most likely be involved in KSCB Multi-Agency Audits. You can sign up to the course here : 

This course will provide a basic understanding of the system and will give delegates an opportunity to ask questions on specific areas so that they are comfortable with completing future KSCB Audits.

New Digital NHS Child Protection Information Sharing System

NHS Digital is running a series of free hour-long webinars to help healthcare organisations and local authorities learn about how to implement it. Please click on the link below to sign up.           

Local Authorities - Thursday 24 August, 11:00-12:00
Local Authorities - Wednesday 6 August, 15:00-16:00
Health Authorities - Wednesday 23 August, 11:00-12:00
Health Authorities - Tuesday 5 September, 15:00-16:00

Virtual College E-Learning Courses

To view and to self-register to all 40+ Virtual College e-learning courses click here:


*Click here to view the KSCB Training Charging Policy

 Archive News

The KSCB have recently created a new section called Archive News for older news and updates.

This can be found under 'Information for Professionals'. Click here to go to this section

Reporting child abuse in Kirklees Leaflet

Download our Leaflet : Reporting Child Abuse in Kirklees

A brief guide for everyone.
The leaflet is available in Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Polish and Cantonese.

Keeping Children Safe

Download our Guide : Keeping Children Safe

A guide for Parents and Carers.

Reporting Child Abuse

Download our Poster : Reporting Child Abuse

Can be downloaded for display in all reception and public areas.

Kirklees Council NSPCC West Yorkshire Police NHS National Probation Service Cafcass