The Safeguarding Team have a responsibility to make sure that all staff across the Trust know how to recognise safeguarding issues, abuse or neglect to children, young people and adults.

The team also make sure that staff are aware of the correct processes to follow in order to protect children, young people and adults. They do this by delivering training and offering advice, support and supervision to staff. The team also deliver training to all staff in relation to all aspects of safeguarding including domestic abuse and Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).

Raising safeguarding concerns

If you are concerned about a child, young person or adult and there is an immediate threat to life, please call 999.

Concerned about an adult?

North East Lincolnshire Adult Services

01472 256 256

North Lincolnshire Adult Protection Team

01724 297 000

East Riding Safeguarding Adults Board

01482 396940
01482 241273 (out of hours/emergency)

Concerned about a child?

If you need to raise a safeguarding concern about a child or young person, please call:

North East Lincolnshire

Children Assessment and Safeguarding Service:
01472 326 292 option 2 (this number is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year)

North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire’s Single Access Point Team:
01724 296 500 (9am to 5pm from Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4.30pm on Fridays)
08081 689 667 (free phone)
01724 296 555 (answerphone – out of office hours and at weekends)

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership

Early Help and Safeguarding Hub (EHaSH)
01482 395500 (9am to 5pm from Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4.30pm on Fridays).
01377 241273 (out of hours)