Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Friday, March 27, 2020
Southend, Essex and Thurrock (SET) Exploitation Strategy 2019 – 2024
To be used by all key partners and stakeholders, the vision of this strategy is to prevent the exploitation of any person (child or adult) living in our community, and to ensure that communities, businesses and workforces are confident and competent in recognising and responding to early indicators of abuse or vulnerability.
To achieve this, the strategy will focus on four closely interconnected objectives:
Engagement across the whole workforce is required to address perpetrators, to protect and support victims, and try to prevent exploitation through raising awareness in the community and disrupting criminal activity.
Southend, Essex and Thurrock (SET) Missing People Strategy 2019 – 2024
This strategy aims to build upon existing good work in Southend, Essex and Thurrock, by preventing people from going missing in the first place, and limiting the harm associated with people going missing.
The strategy acknowledges that not every person who goes missing is vulnerable and in need of support or protection and therefore it is vital to assess the level of risk involved when someone goes missing, and to be able to communicate this to others. In order to do this the strategy focusses on four closely interconnected objectives:
Families, friends and communities can be confident that when people go missing in Southend, Essex and Thurrock, the agencies responsible for finding them are already working together to minimise the likelihood that they will come to harm.