Policy & guidance

The Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City Interagency Safeguarding Children Procedures and Guidance are available online and can be accessed via desktop, mobile or tablet. Click on the link below to access them:

Safeguarding Children Procedure

The procedures include:

  • Core safeguarding procedures - which provide guidance on the recognition, investigation and assessment of child abuse
  • Safeguarding guidance – access to more detailed information about how to respond to different types of abuse
  • Additional resources – links to local guidance documents, templates and tools

The procedures are regularly updated and guidance on how you can suggest improvements or amendments is available on the front page. Once you have accessed the online procedures, please save them as a favourite on your PC or device so that you can quickly access them the next time you need to refer to them.

Guidance to help practitioners identify a child, young person and/or family’s level of need and the referral pathways to the most appropriate service to provide support is contained within the Pathway to Provision. The Pathway to Provision and Early Help Assessment Form (EHAF) can be accessed below: