Children’s Services Volunteer Community Lay Person – Thurrock Local Safeguarding Children Partnership

As a Lay Member you will be a community representative who will operate as a full member of the Partnership.  You will attend and play a part in meetings and planning days assisting agencies including health, children’s social care and police.  The partnership role is to ensure that agencies work together to keep children safe and policies and procedures are effective.


Tasks and responsibilities

  • Attendance at meetings and planning days
  • Help ensure agencies work together
  • Help review policies and procedures to ensure they are effective
  • Reading any background material in advance of meetings


Skills and experience

  • Ability to communicate in meetings
  • Confidence to ask questions and challenge, constructively, the views and assumptions of agencies
  • A commitment to improving safeguarding outcomes for children and young people.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/08/2019

End Date: 05/08/2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

• A minimum of four Executive Board meetings each year. These are usually held locally during the working day and will include reading any background material or seeking community views between meetings. • Attendance at other partnership meetings and activities depending on availability.


Civic Offices
New Road
RM17 6SL

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