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Young Inspectors - Frequently Asked Questions

Are you aged 13-25 years?

Become a Young Inspector and make a difference!

What is a Young Inspector?

A Young Inspector is a volunteer aged between 13-19 and up to 25+ with SEN who will inspect services that impact children, young people and their families within Slough.

What will I have to do?

  • Take part in Young Inspector Training.
  • Before each inspection you will be contacted to see if you are available to be involved and asked to attend a planning meeting where the scope of the inspection and your role will be agreed.
  • On the day/s of the inspection you will carry out your agreed role.
  • Once the inspection is complete you will attend a feedback meeting where you will discuss your findings and how to present your inspection results.
  • The Young Inspectors programme is totally voluntary so you choose which inspections you get involved in and how.
  • You will not be asked to do anything you are uncomfortable with.

What support will you be given?

All Young Inspectors are provided with training in inspection techniques. Youth Voice staff  will act as the link between services and the Young Inspectors. Additional support and assistance is also offered on an individual basis.

What will you get out of it?

The Young Inspectors programme provides an opportunity to:

  • Improve your confidence and self esteem.
  • Learn new skills around communication, problem solving, information gathering and presentations.
  • Make a positive difference to other young people in Slough,
  • Make new friends,
  • Meet new people ranging from young people to Senior Directors.
  • Training in inspection techniques.
  • Volunteer Accreditations.

Get involved

For more information or to get involved contact:

Phone: 01753 875510


Who to contact

01753 875510


This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations