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New chair of Rotherham Local Safeguarding Children Board (16 November 2015)

Date: 16/11/2015
Duncan Lewis, Child Care Solicitors, New chair of Rotherham Local Safeguarding Children Board

Rotherham Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) has appointed a new chair from November.

Former national adviser on children’s services, Christine Cassell, has more than 40 years’ experience working in children’s services and education.

She has worked as a Children’s Services Adviser for the Department for Education (DfE) and with the Children’s Improvement Board – a national programme to establish sector-led improvement in children’s services.

Before accepting the role, she was the Independent Chair of Derby City and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Boards – and took over the Derby City Safeguarding Children Board in the aftermath of Operation Retriever, one of the first major child sexual exploitation (CSE) investigations.

The Derby Safeguarding Children Board has driven improvements to the local understanding of CSE and the multi-agency response.

Ms Cassell has also held teaching, psychology, policy development and management roles – but for the last ten years, has focused on improvement activity in local authorities.

“I am very pleased to be taking up this new role and working in partnership with local organisations in Rotherham, to help build on the ongoing work to tackle child sexual exploitation and keep children and young people safe,” she said.

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