Safeguarding Statement

Enfield Carers Centre aims to protect children/young people and adults who receive Enfield Carers Centre’s services from harm. This includes the children of adults who use our services.

To provide staff and volunteers, as well as children and young people and their families, with the overarching principles that guide our approach to child and adult protection. This policy applies to anyone working on behalf of Enfield Carers Centre including senior managers and the board of trustees, paid staff, volunteers, sessional workers, agency staff and work experience students.

Please find our Safeguarding Policies here :

We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support children, families and staff:

  • We ensure that all staff receive appropriate training, guidance  and support to undertake the effective safeguarding of adults and children.
  • We are committed to a Safer Recruitment Policy relating to all staff and volunteers
  • All staff have up to Level Three Adult and Child Safeguarding Training as appropriate to their role
  • All staff DBS checks are renewed every three years

Any concerns are passed through the Designated Safeguarding Officers (DSO) at the Centre.

Our Designated Safeguarding Officers

Pamela Burke, CEO

Fiona Jones, Operational Director

Neil Yeomans, Trustee

Jill Raines, Trustee

Enfield Adult MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) are based at the Enfield Civic Centre and can be contacted if you have a concern about an adult at risk in Enfield.

Mon-Friday 9am-5pm: 020 8379 3196

or  email:  TheMashTeam@enfield.gov.uk

If you have an urgent concern after hours you should contact the Enfield Adult Abuse Line: 020 8379 5212.

NOTE: Professionals with a concerns for a vulnerable child or young person should contact Enfield Council’s Children’s MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub)

Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm:  020 8379 5555

Out of office hours call: 020 8379 1000 (select option 2).

You may contact by email: ChildrensMASH@enfield.gov.uk

In an emergency, call 999.