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Bury Safeguarding Children Board

Working together to safeguard children and young people in Bury

Agency representatives

  • Kathy Batt - Independent Chair
  • Cllr Sharon Briggs - Lead Member for Children and Young People, Bury Council
  • Maxine Lomax - Head of Safeguarding/Designated Nurse for Safeguarding, Bury CCG
  • Shona McCallum - Medical Director, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Vacant Post - Director of Community Services Bury, Pennine Care Foundation NHS Trust
  • Rick Jackson - Superintendent, Greater Manchester Police
  • Karen Dolton - Interim Executive Director/Assistant Director for Social Care & Safeguarding, Dept. for Children, Young People and Culture, Bury Council (Vice Chair of BSCB)
  • Tony Decrop - Assistant Director for Safeguarding & Social Care, Dept. for Children, Young People and Culture, Bury Council
  • Paul Cooke - Interim Executive Director/Assistant Director for Learning & Culture, Dept. for Children, Young People and Culture, Bury Council
  • Mandy Symes - Head of Commissioning & Strategy, Adult Care Services, Dept. for  Communities & Wellbeing, Bury Council
  • Vicky Maloney - Chief Executive, Early Break, (3rd Sector representative)
  • Vacant Post - Service Manager, CAFCASS
  • Gail Churchill, Community Director, Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company
  • Nisha Bakshi - Assistant Chief Executive, National Probation Service
  • Cathy Fines - Safeguarding Lead, Bury CCG
  • Jon Hobday - Public Health Consultant, Department for Communities & Wellbeing, Bury Council
  • 2 lay members

 BSCB member 1:1 sessions with Independent Chair

Each year the Independent Chair of BSCB holds a 1:1 session with each BSCB member.  The purpose of these discussions is to:-

  • Discuss the progress being made with the work of BSCB
  • Discuss Individual and agency contribution to the work of BSCB
  • Highlight good practice
  • Raise any issues/concerns