Milton Keynes Safeguarding Children Board has six sub-groups, plus a Child Death Overview Panel.
The Child Death Overview Panel produces an annual report which can be obtained by contacting the MKSCB office: tel: 01908 254373.
The Sub-Groups are:
sub-group is responsible for raising awareness around how children can be safeguarded and their welfare promoted. Download the MKSCB Communication Strategy here: MKSCB Communication Strategy 2012
Serious Case Review
sub-group ensures effective arrangements are in place to determine when to hold a serious case review.
Regulation 5 of LSCB Regulations 2006 requires LSCBs to undertake reviews of serious cases, in accordance with the procedures contained Chapter 8 of the HM Government document 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' 2010.
The MKSCB Serious Case Review sub-group has a toolkit to assist all those who may be involved in the serious case review process. To download a copy click here: MKSCB SCR Toolkit
In 2009 Milton Keynes Safeguarding Children Board completed a serious case review on Child B. The Executive Summary report can be downloaded here: Executive Summary Child B
sub-group monitors and evaluates whether effective quality assurance systems are in place across and within partner agencies. The sub-group also monitors progress against Action Plans following Serious Case Reviews.
The sub-group has developed an Audit Framework
which will be reviewed every two years, or earlier should circumstances require.
The sub-group also holds responsibility for overseeing the S11 audit of relevant agencies in Milton Keynes. The s11 audit tool can be downloaded here: MKSCB s11 Audit tool
Policy & Procedures
sub-group is responsible for ensuring the development and maintenance of multi-agency safeguarding policies and procedures. the MKSCB web-based inter-agency procedures can be accessed by clicking on the link on the 'Professionals and Volunteers' page of the MKSCB website.
sub-group is responsible for encouraging and monitoring safe recruitment and workforce practices across all services and agencies. In 2010 the sub-group carried out an audit of safer recruitment practices in Milton Keynes. The report on the findings of that audit are available to download here: MKSCB Safer Recruitment Audit Report
Safer Recruitment guidance can be downloaded here: Safer Recruitment Guidance
, as can the MKSCB developed Safer Workforce Practice Checklist: MKSCB Safer Workforce Practice checklist
Training & Development
sub-group has responsibility for ensuring that single- and inter-agency training on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is provided to meet the needs of the children's workforce and others in Milton Keynes and evaluating the impact of this training on the children's workforce. Visit the training pages of our website to find out more information about the training available in Milton Keynes: Inter-Agency Training
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