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Business support unit

Who we are and what we do

The day to day work of the Swindon Safeguarding Partnership is undertaken by Safeguarding Partnership Business Support Unit. The unit provides organisational and administrative support for the Executive and Partnership Boards and well as sub groups and multi-agency training and is responsible for the day to day running of the Partnership and is funded by the combined contributions from the statutory partners.

The Partnership Business Support Unit helps to provide the infrastructure for successful operation of the Partnership work. Duties will be varied and not limited to:

  • Maintain communications and knowledge sharing including briefings and web presence, including communicating learning and key messages to all agencies
  • Maintain partnership plans such as a forward plan, business plan and support subgroup work plans
  • Preparing agendas, administer and minute meetings of all groups that sit within the arrangements
  • Support a range of multi-agency practice reviews including coordination management of action plans
  • Coordinate and administer multi-agency audits
  • Collate performance information reports and draft annual reports
  • Support the development of practice forums
  • Maintain links with training and development to ensure workforce needs are being addressed
  • Maintain links and joint working with other partnerships and Boards

The Team

Strategic Manager: Safeguarding – Gareth Draper-Green – 07866 191492

Development Manager: Safeguarding – Helen Rankin  - 07855 063716

Development Manager: Safeguarding – Jade Batten - 07392 102935

Learning & Development Manager – Jackie Barstow – 07817 088191 (PT 3 days)

Safeguarding Coordinator – Carla-May Tapliss  - 07970 627858

Safeguarding Business Coordinator – Lesley Boorman - 07816 547444 (Normal working hours Mon am only, Tue & Wed all day, Fri am only)