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Annual Report 2018-19

This year we have:

  • Focused on getting the basics right
  • Responded to Working Together 2018 and restructured our Board
  • Sought to embed our Decision making Framework
  • Supported changes to culture to support inter agency respect and trust and shared accountability and responsibility
  • Revised ways of working at the Front Door
  • Supported the Local Authority and police to invest more resources at the Front Door
  • Introduced multi-agency weekly review meetings
  • Developed a Performance and Effectiveness Framework to measure how well the system is working and to assess quality
  • Introduced new approaches to CSE and exploitation
  • Undertaken a peer review with the National Working Group on CSE
  • Worked to engage parents concerned about young people on the edge of exploitation – a feature commended by NWG
  • Developed a new toolkit to respond to neglect and developed and introduced new training
  • Revised and widened our training strategy
  • Ensured that critical incidents in the Youth offending service align with strong safeguarding principles
  • Worked to contribute to the new policy around licensed taxis and licensed trades
  • Developed approaches to engage young people’s voice in safeguarding
  • Implemented a multi-agency audit plan
  • Implemented Enable Audit to ensure that learning across all agencies links to improved assurance of agency responses
  • Supported an external review of historic CSE
  • Supported training for elected members to raise awareness of CSE
  • Received practitioner insight into work with young people in the criminal justice system.
  • Developed links with Third Sector Leaders
  • Worked to support improvement by providing support but also effective challenge
  • Appointed new lay members
  • Worked with the Adult safeguarding Board and Community safety Partnership and agreed a protocol to support our close collaboration
  • Supported the office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and presented at the Regional PCC conference
  • Raised awareness of the Board by presenting at Children’s services Scrutiny

KSCP Business Plan 2019-21

Previous Annual Reports

Annual Report 2017-18