Named staff and initial contacts:
Designated Safeguarding Lead: Sally Kirk
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Coral Bourne
Safeguarding, advice and training contacts:
Safeguarding Referrals must be made in one of the following ways:
- By telephone contact to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub: 0300 126 1000
- By e-mail to: MASH@northamptonshire.gcsx.gov.uk
In an emergency outside office hours, by contacting the Emergency Duty Team or the Police.
If a child is in immediate danger at any time, left alone or missing, you should contact the police directly and/or an ambulance using 999.
Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (M.A.S.H)
The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) deals with referrals from professionals and members of the public who may have concerns about a child’s welfare following contact with the helpline that is now also based in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub. It makes the process of dealing with referrals quicker and more effective by improving the way county council: Children’s social care, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), Youth Offending Service (YOS) and education, work alongside other partner agency colleagues including Northamptonshire police, Northamptonshire health partners, National Probation Service, and the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) to share information.
For referrals regarding adults in education:
Local Authority Designated Officers