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Southend SAB is looking to appoint a new Lay Member. The Lay Member supports stronger public engagement in safety issues to improve the safeguarding of adults with additional care and support needs in Southend, and provides a community oversight and scrutiny of decisions and policies made by the Board. Their main duty will be to attend the Board meetings and other sub-groups as appropriate. Expenses will be reimbursed to cover travel and other costs.
You will need to be a confident and effective communicator with the ability to challenge the SAB and its partner agencies constructively. You will have an awareness of, and commitment to, equality and diversity and will be able to handle confidential information appropriately. Most importantly, you will be committed to improving the safeguarding of adults with additional care and support needs in Southend. For more information on the role, or to download a role description and application form, please visit the downloads section.
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The board must also publish an annual strategic plan and an annual report detailing how they met their objectives for the year gone by. The LSCB and SAB operate a joint Training Programme which can be downloaded here.
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To report a non-urgent incident or crime to the Police
If you have concerns about a child, call Southend's First Contact Team
If you have concerns about an adult, call Southend's Access Team
01702 215008 option 1
To report concerns outside of office hours, call Essex's Duty Team
0845 606 1212