The Somerset Big Tent is facilitated by Young Somerset and therefore follows Young Somerset's Safeguarding policies.

As an organisation, Young Somerset are committed to following safeguarding practices. Everyone at Young Somerset is vigilant and our aim is to protect all young people, Young Somerset staff and stakeholders from unnecessary harm.  

As an organisation we take safeguarding seriously. All our staff attend safeguarding training which is updated regularly to ensure safeguarding is part of our culture.  

If you are worried about a child, young person or adult you have a concern about, you can call Somerset Direct on 0300 123 2224 or speak to a member of our team.  

Our Designated Safeguarding Officers are: Nik Harwood and Lisa Farley 

Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officers are: Pam Hudd, Karen Leafe, Jane Field, Alex Walker, Barney Simmons and Andrea White.  

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