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South Ayrshire Child Protection Committee

Child Protection Committee

South Ayrshire Child Protection Committee is the local strategic planning partnership which is responsible for delivering continuous improvement in protecting children in South Ayrshire.

Its work includes the design, development, dissemination and evaluation of inter-agency child protection policy, procedures and practice. It has a responsibility to promote awareness of child protection to the local public and promote good practice within and across agencies, as well as leading on child protection training and development.

Our vision

Working together to protect South Ayrshire’s children from abuse and neglect.

Our mission

It's everyone's job to make sure that children in South Ayrshire are safe from abuse and neglect. We will strive to ensure that the protection of children is a responsibility that is shared by all our staff and with the community.

Our values

  • Respect
  • Equity
  • Child centered
  • Collaboration

Our aims

Our work is intended to ensure that:

  • Children are protected by timely and effective action.
  • Children are listened to and respected.
  • Children understand what to do if they are concerned about their own or others safety and protection from abuse and neglect.
  • The public understand what to do if they are concerned about the safety and protection of children from abuse and neglect.
  • Agencies, individually and collectively, demonstrate leadership and accountability for their work and its effectiveness in keeping children safe from abuse and neglect.
  • We provide an integrated approach to identifying, intervening and providing ongoing support to protect children at risk of harm from abuse and neglect.
  • Our staff are confident and competent in protecting children from abuse and neglect.
  • Collaboratively we ensure continuous improvement by evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of our services

This Vision, Mission, Values and Aims are collectively agreed by all partner agencies and services who work together in South Ayrshire.

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Help us improve

South Ayrshire CPC and the agencies and services who work together to protect South Ayrshire’s children are committed to continuous improvement. You can help support this work. If you have a view on what we are currently doing or an idea for improvement we would ask that you share this with us. Please email us at Child.ProtectionCommittee@south-ayrshire.gov.uk.

South Ayrshire Child Protection Committee

South Ayrshire Council
Burns House
Burns Statue Square
Ayr
KA7 1UT

Tel: 01292 616190
Email: Child.ProtectionCommittee@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

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