The designated safeguarding children professionals and deputies should be provided with relevant child protection training.
Designated safeguarding children professionals and their deputies must undergo regular supervision and refresher training in child protection.
The absence of a CAF should not be a barrier to accessing services.
In these cases, professionals should ask for the child's address and date of birth, and refer the information to the local authority education service for the area indicated by the child's address see Children Missing from Care, Home and Education Procedure.
All agencies working with children or with adults who are parents must appoint one or more senior members of staff, or clinician, nurse, governor and / or volunteer, to lead on all safeguarding children issues for the agency.