- About us
- Children & Young People
- Parent & Carers
Welcome to The Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership
Our website brings together information for children, young people & their families, as well as the professionals who work with them.
The move from the board to the Partnership coincided with a review of the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Adults’ Board (BSAB) and this provided an opportunity to review the chairmanship of the two, and their respective business units.
As a result, a decision was made to appoint a single Independent Chairperson for both the BSCP and the BSAB, and to merge the two once separate business units together. Therefore the joint business unit is now managed by one Safeguarding Partnership Manager, supported by a staff team who facilitate the work the multi agencies deliver to children, young people and their families throughout Buckinghamshire.
The Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children’s Partnership (BSCP) replaced the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board in 2019.
The new arrangements place the joint responsibility for safeguarding children and young people on Buckinghamshire Council, Thames Valley Police and the Clinical Commissioning Group.
The BSCP has a three year business plan that sets out the strategic objectives and priorities it wishes to adopt from April 2020 right through until March 2023.
Each year the Partnership will produce an annual report which sets out what has been achieved against the plan, and what we areas we need to refocus on in future years.
Throughout the work carried out by the BSCP there is a strong and consistent focus on ‘Making Safeguarding Personal’ and placing the individual at the centre of what we do by adopting the ethos “talk to me, hear my voice”.
The premise of such is to listen to the voices of those who need our support, to ensure that we work to the highest standards possible with this shared philosophy throughout a multi-disciplinary service.
Please take extra care when out near water as 400 people drown every year in the UK.
In the rivers and lakes there are hidden hazards, such as slippery banks, uneven surfaces, strong currents, and underwater weeds which are dangerous and can cause a risk to life.
While children are playing outside, they should always be supervised by a responsible adult at all times especially when they are playing in paddling pools or near garden ponds which can be hazardous.
For further information please click on the links below for useful resources:
Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service:
Water Safety – Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service (bucksfire.gov.uk)
Canal and River Trust:
Water Safety | Canal & River Trust (canalrivertrust.org.uk)