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SSCB Auditors Required
A key function of the Local Safeguarding Children Board is to undertake multi-agency audits of practice. Practitioners and managers should be part of this audit work. The SSCB has already recruited some auditors but is keen to expand the existing pool of auditors. If you would like to become an SSCB Auditor, please complete the template below and return to the SSCB Business Unit for the attention of Lynne Thomas (sunderland.SCB@sunderland.gov.uk)
SSCB Process for becoming an Auditor
Sub-Regional Consortium Procedural Guidance
Sunderland Safeguarding Children Board has moved to sub-regional consortium procedural guidance across Sunderland, South Tyneside and Gateshead from 20.06.16. The way staff access the SSCB procedural guidance has changed. For Sunderland you would still go to the SSCB Website www.sunderlandscb.com (Inter-Agency Procedures) or http://www.proceduresonline.com/nesubregion/. Given the changes in layout etc., please see attached guidelines detailing how to access the new procedural guidance so can you please share this information and the attachment as widely as possible.
Sub-Regional Procedural Manual Guidance
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Sunderland Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) was established in Sunderland in October 2004 following the drive to improve outcomes for children. It was formed as a statutory requirement of the Children Act 2004.
The SSCB is a key multi agency statutory mechanism for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children in Sunderland. It has high-level officer representation from partner agencies, both statutory and voluntary, across the City. The SSCB structure consists of a number of sub committees that carry out specific functions in relation to the SSCB's responsibilities.
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