Recruitment of Lay Members to Rotherham Local Safeguarding Children Board

The Board is looking to recruit two Lay representatives, who are resident and a member of the community within Rotherham. We are looking for individuals who will undertake the role of an independent observer, providing scrutiny and challenge to the work of the board.

This is voluntary role but travel expenses will be paid.

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Safeguarding children is everyone's responsibility

We want all children and young people to be safe, feel secure, well cared for and able to reach their full potential.

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If you are worried about a child

If the child is in immediate danger contact the police on

999 (in an emergency)

If the child is not in immediate danger contact the police on


You should also contact Rotherham Children's Social Care Services to report your concerns.

Call the Contact and Referral Team on 01709 823987

Out of hours - 5.30pm to 9am and weekends - call 01709 336080

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