St. Helens Safeguarding Children Partnership

Meet the Safeguarding Co-ordinators

Safeguarding Coordinators: Andy Passey & Wendy Wright.

The Safeguarding Coordinators are based in the Safeguarding Unit, and are independent to Children’s Social Care.

Their role includes:

    • Review & audit children/young people open to agencies from levels 2-4 to ensure the risk is managed at the appropriate level and independently challenge professionals where threshold is not met.
    • Oversight of Child Sexual Exploitation and Child Criminal Exploitation cases in St Helens. Please note Child Exploitation concerns should be referred to the Local Authority area in which the child/young person resides not the Local Authority they are open to.  
    • Arrange and chair CE2 meetings.
    • Present information regarding children deemed to be at risk of CSE/CCE to MACE (Multi-Agency Child Exploitation meeting).
    • Provide oversight over children who are missing from home/care who are not open to Peoples Services or are CICOLA.

    Please note all CE referrals need to be made to the Contact Centre via a CE1 form. Direct referrals will not be accepted by the Safeguarding Coordinators.

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