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Safeguarding Contacts

Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub

If you have a concern about a child, please call MASH on 0345 050 7666

ChildLine

ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call 0800 1111 to talk about any problem. ChildLine counsellors are always there to help you sort it out.

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

The LADO should be made aware of all cases in which it is alleged that a person who works with children has:

  • behaved in a way that has harmed a child, or may have harmed a child;
  • possibly committed a criminal offence against or related to a child; or
  • behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates s/he is unsuitable to work with children

Oxfordshire Local Authority Designated Officer team - 01865 810603 / LADO.SafeguardingChildren@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Alison Beasley - Interim Designated Officer
alison.beasley@oxfordshire.gov.uk / 07833 436649

Donna Crozier - Assistant Designated Officer
donna.crozier@oxfordshire.gov.uk / 07901 331799

Sandra Pasquet - Assistant Designated Officer
sandra.pasquet@oxfordshire.gov.uk / 07785 453264

Hannah Burke-Smith - Assistant Designated Officer
hannah.burke-smith@oxfordshire.gov.uk / 07867 467822

Social Care Safeguarding Team Contacts

South Assessment Team
Tel: 01865 897983

Oxford City Assessment Team
Tel: 01865 323048

North Assessment Team
Tel: 01865 816670

Emergency Out of Hours
Tel: 0800 833408
(After 5pm Mon-Thurs and 4pm Friday)

Police General Enquiry Centre

Tel: 101


Child Protection in Sport Unit

The CPSU's mission is to safeguard the welfare of children and young people under 18 in sport and to promote their well-being.

Tel: 01163 665590

Email: cpsu@nspcc.org.uk


Sports Club Child Welfare Officers

Sports clubs and organisations should have a designated Child Welfare or Safeguarding Officer. If you or your child is taking part in activities run by a local club or organisation, this officer should be your first point of contact should you have any concerns.

Josh Lenthall

Josh Lenthall

Senior Strategic Relationship Manager

Active Oxfordshire

Josh joined Active Oxfordshire in Summer 2016, in the role of Youth Sport Officer, coordinating the Oxfordshire School Games and delivering events on behalf of Active Oxfordshire. Since then Josh has fulfilled the role of Youth Sport Manager and now leads on the Children & Young People work of Active Oxfordshire as well as Safeguarding.

Before joining Active Oxfordshire, Josh worked in delivering Physical Education and coaching to young people across the Thames Valley.

Favourite Motto: Aude Sapere – Dare to be Wise

Hero or Heroine: As a Welshman growing up in rural Devon, Scott Gibbs' try in the 1999 5Nations to prevent an England Grand Slam gave me a few months of bragging rights.

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