The The Care Act 2014  requires each local authority to establish a Safeguarding Children Board. This legislation has not been introduced into Jersey.

However following the Acts principles the Safeguarding Partnership Board (SPB) has been established to co-ordinate work in Jersey to safeguard children and adults, and to monitor and challenge the effectiveness of Jersey’s safeguarding arrangements.

 Dial 999 in an emergency

 Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 



Regulation Of Care (Standards And Requirements) (Jersey) Regulations 2018

Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016

Mental Health (Jersey) Law 2016

 The Care Act 2014

Regulation Of Care (Jersey) Law 2014

Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011

Criminal Offences (Jersey) Law 2009

Sexual Offences (Jersey) Law 2007

Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) (Jersey) Regulations 2002

The Human Rights (Jersey) Law 2000


The Care Act 2014 and the National Guidance from the UK Care and Support Guidance for Care Act 2014 updated March 2020 is included to ensure practitioners, managers and senior leaders have access to a full range of guidance to support local practice and strategic development.

Jersey Multi-Agency Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures Manual

Multi-Agency Capacity Policy and Procedures [Jersey] February 2018

Equality and Diversity Guidance (2017)

Guidance and advice to all who work with children and adults at risk. 

Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers

Whilst this was written for children it is being taken as best practice for all vulnerable people