Background

Children 1st is contracted by the Scottish Government to manage the national Safeguarders Panel.

Our role includes recruitment and selection, training, managing appointments, complaints and monitoring performance of safeguarders across Scotland. 

We work with the Scottish Government, safeguarders and all those involved in the Children's Hearings System to ensure that a child's best interests are at the heart of any children's hearing or related court proceeding.

Contacting the Safeguarders Panel Team

Telephone number: 0345 604 4296

Email: safeguarderspanel@children1st.org.uk

Address:

Safeguarders Panel Team
Children 1st
83 Whitehouse Loan
Edinburgh
EH9 1AT