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Prevent champions

Prevent champions are members of staff who volunteer to help educate, provide support and answer any questions you may have about Prevent.

About Prevent champions

Who are Prevent champions?

Champions are volunteers across the council and partner agencies who:

  • have a good understanding and knowledge of Prevent
  • have received training and been provided with resources to develop their knowledge
  • can provide guidance and support to colleagues
What does the Prevent champions role include?

Prevent champions are expected to:

  • be a point of contact for their team or department so staff can discuss their concerns or ask questions
  • cascade and share information with others

Information will be shared with champions by Counter Terrorism Police North East, Humberside Police and the council. This will be done through:

  • regular newsletters
  • face to face briefings
  • training sessions and opportunities
Prevent champions network

Through the East Riding multi agency board, we along with partner agencies are building a Prevent champions network.

The network aims to:

  • involve more people in the Prevent agenda and increase local knowledge and transparency
  • make sure local agencies and key partners are well briefed on current threats and risk issues
  • make sure people who are vulnerable to radicalisation receive appropriate support
What training does a champion receive?

The training you receive varies and depends on the national and localised threats within counter terrorism and the availability of resources. You will find out more about this if you register your interest in becoming a champion. All training is currently being delivered online.

How can I contact a Prevent champion?

There are currently 26 Prevent champions across the council covering 3 directorate areas. There is also a Channel Panel representative for each of the 3 directorates.

Champions are available during their normal working hours (generally Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, although some are part time).

You can contact a champion by email, telephone or Teams chat. If you are contacting them by Teams via voice or video chat, just contact them to let them know you are calling first.

Contact list
Please connect to the network
We are unable to display the Prevent contact list as you are not currently connected to the council network.
If you are unable to access the network, use the button below to contact the Prevent team and request a copy via email.
We must be able to verify you as a member of staff, so if possible please provide your work email address.

FAQs

Can I volunteer to be a champion?

Yes of course, any member of staff can volunteer. We would advise that you discuss this with your line manager before making a commitment to become a champion as they will need to allow you time to attend occasional training and briefings during work time.

To become a champion fill in our online form below.

Volunteer to be a Prevent champion

How long is the Prevent champion role for?

A Prevent champion can stay in the role for as long as they like. There is no minimum or maximum time requirement.

If you are a champion and something has changed meaning you can no longer commit the time, just let us know via the form below.

Resign from being a Prevent champion

I am a Prevent champion, how do I update my contact details?

If you have changed job roles, contact details or your name has changed you can update your details using the form below.

Update your contact details

Not found what you were looking for?

If you have a question about Prevent champions that has not been answered on this page, use the form below to get in touch.

Contact the Prevent team
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