Sub Groups

 Executive Group

This group is responsible for ensuring that the Board has as its main focus the current strategic priorities that impact on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children on the Isle of Wight. It provides leadership and direction for the IOWSCB, ensuring that the Business Plan is delivered and an Annual Report produced.
 
The current Chair is: Derek Benson
Missing, Exploited and Trafficked Subgroup (MET)

This group identifies, addresses and reduces the risk of child sexual exploitation, criminal exploitation (County Lines), child trafficking and missing children through understanding the nature and extent of the local issues and overseeing effective information sharing and producing a local strategy and action plan.
  
The current Chair is: Detective Chief Inspector Nick Plummer, Hampshire Constabulary
Education and Schools Subgroup

This group facilitates communication across the education sector on their statutory safeguarding duties, the local safeguarding challenges and is responsible for disseminating learning from audits and serious case reviews. The group has oversight of education audits. Led by the Isle of Wight School Improvement Manager, the group is pivotal in identifying strategic and practice issues from within the sector and making recommendations to the IOWSCB.

The current Chair is: Natalie Smith, Head of School Improvement
Performance & Quality Assurance Subgroup (PQA)

This group co-ordinates and embeds quality assurance and produces an analysis on the effectiveness of what is being done by IOWSCB partner agencies, individually and collectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. It has oversight of all multi agency and single agency audits, section 11 audits and analysis of performance data about safeguarding within relevant agencies on the Isle of Wight.


The current Chair is: Kathy Marriott, Area Director, Children’s Services
  
Learning and Inquiry Subgroup

This group supports the IOWSCB Independent Chair in establishing the initial scope for any serious case review (SCR) where the criteria as set out in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 are met. They will advise on commissioning of other types of reviews, and develop procedures and protocols for undertaking SCRs, case audits and management reviews on the Isle of Wight. It monitors the progress of actions taken following recommendations arising out of SCRs.
 
The current Chair is: Stuart Ashley, Deputy Director, Children’s Services
 
 Workforce Development Subgroup

This group co-ordinates, promotes and quality assures training and development opportunities to meet local need. It produces a strategy and training plan aligned to the IOWSCB business plan and which reflects the recommendations arising from inspections, audits and serious case reviews. It also organises annual learning lessons events and is responsible for quality controlling all training through observations.
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The current Chair is: Jayne Shelbourne Barrow, Head of Service, Youth Offending Team
Isle of Wight Child Death Overview Panel

Through a comprehensive and multidisciplinary review of child deaths, the Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) aims to better understand how and why children on the Isle of Wight die and use the findings to prevent avoidable deaths.
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The current Chair is: Emma Blake, Designated Doctor for Children's Safeguarding and Unexpected Child Deaths, IOW Clinical Commissioning Group
Adult and Child health Subgroup

The purpose of tihs group is to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults across the Isle of Wight health economy in line with the statutory duty under the Adult Care Act (2014) and Section 11 of the Children Act (2004).

the current Chair is: Nicola Priest, Assistant Director of Nursing, NHS England
 
4LSCB Policy and Procedures Subgroup (4LSCB)

This group maintains and keeps up to date the 4LSCB on-line safeguarding procedure manual. It reviews the existing and produces new policies and protocols in response to local need and national guidance.
 

 
The current Chair is: rotated between the Board Managers in the 4LSCB.

 
 
 
 
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