November 23, 2018 12:38 PM

CommUNITY Barnet Safeguarding Conference & AGM 24 January 2019

CommUNITY Barnet would like to invite you to its Safeguarding Conference and Annual General Meeting.

Our guest speakers will include:


Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker for Adults at the Department of Health

Lyn Romeo took up her post as Chief Social Worker for Adults in September 2013.


Previously, Lyn worked as the Assistant Director for Adult Social Care in the London Borough of Camden. She has also worked as an inspector with the Social Services Inspectorate, as well as working in Yorkshire for over 20 years as both a field social worker and in a variety of management roles across children and adults.


Lyn will be speaking about her role and how people can improve their understanding of safeguarding.


Mark Goldsmith, Rabbi at Alyth Synagogue

Rabbi Mark Goldsmith has been a rabbi at Alyth since 2006.


He gains great fulfilment from working with people of all ages and levels of Jewish knowledge and experience to help them to take new steps on their Jewish journey. Mark is also strongly committed to the wider community and ensuring that citizens feel safe and included no matter their background.  


Mark will be speaking about how faith communities can integrate safeguarding into their congregations and communities.


Jo-Ann Rowland, Director at Homeless Resource Centre

Jo-Ann Rowland is the Director of the Homeless Resource Centre, based in Enfield.


Jo-Ann will be speaking about how safeguarding impacts society's most vulnerable people.






Mauva Johnson-Jones, Managing Director at Precious Moments and Health

As managing director for Precious Moments and Health, Mauva has been managing and delivering counselling, mentoring and consultancy services since 2012, providing support to adults, adolescents and children. 


Mauva has spent over 20 years mentoring children and young people in different capacities, including with CAMHS and under Barnet and Enfield local authorities. 




Selina Rodrigues & Ibrahim Ali, Healthwatch Brent

Selina and Ibrahim will be talking about Healthwatch Brent's experience of adult safeguarding in Brent care homes.


Healthwatch Brent visited five residential homes and investigated signs of good practice of five safeguarding categories: prevention of physical, psychological, financial and discriminatory abuse and neglect.




When: Thursday 24 January 2019

Where: Barnet & Southgate College, Wood Street, Barnet EN5 4AZ

Time: 6pm to 9pm


Booking (Please note booking is essential as spaces are limited):

For the general public and community organisations please click here to book your place.


Barnet Council staff please click here to book your place.