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Welcome to the Rotherham Safeguarding Children and Families Procedures Manual

October 2017

NOTE: Future updates of this manual will take account of the Children and Social Work Act 2017. For further information in the meanwhile please see tri.x Policy Briefing – Children and Social Work Act 2017.

Welcome to Rotherham Safeguarding Children and Families Procedures Manual which is produced and maintained in partnership with tri.x. This replaces all previous procedures manuals. This is an updated format of the previous manual with new and improved functions and a refreshed style. Please see Using this Manual for details about the way this new manual works.

This manual is updated on a regular basis and you can register to be alerted to any changes by using the ‘Register for Updates’ button below.

For further details, please contact Irene Livingstone (

Please see Practice Standards which should be read in line with Children’s Services Policies, Values and Principles.

Useful Links

Click here for Rotherham's MBC Children's Homes Procedures Manual.

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