- Human Trafficking
- Vulnerable Adult, Modern Day Slavery, Forced Labour, EU Migrant
- No Guidance Required
Level of Complexity:
- Differentiation applies depending on the audience
- Trainer to develop the questions accordingly
- Foreign-born adult is promised reliable work in the UK
- Adult arrives in the UK and is housed in squalid living conditions
- Adult is put to work under abusive working conditions
- Adult has identity documents withheld by traffickers
- Adult is financially exploited
- Threatened and fearful, adult realizes he is trapped by the traffickers
- Abusive working and living conditions
- Abuse of vulnerability
- Intimidation and threats of physical violence
- Financial abuse
- Debt bandage
- Limited freedom of movement
- Retention of identity documents
- To explain what modern slavery is, and how it presents in the form of forced labour.
- To recognise the signs and indicators of forced labour
- To respond appropriately to a victim of forced labour
- What do you already know about modern slavery?
- What are the different types of modern slavery? What has Henryk fallen victim to?
- What are the key factors that led to Henryk being trafficked?
- Viewing the story in chronological order, can you identify potential intervention points?
- What needs will Henryk be presenting on identification?
- With an accompanying spot the signs resource, how many can you identity in Henryk’s story?
People likely to come into contact with victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, including but not limited to:
- Safeguarding teams
- Police (incl. Community Officers)
- Fire service
- Health service (A&E, paramedics, GPs)
- Community centres (especially migrant communities)
- Neighbourhood watch schemes
- Financial / bank staff
- Recruitment agencies
- Home-visitors (e.g. gas/electric meter)
- Royal mail (spotting multi-occupancy and financial mail addressed to different people)
- Raising awareness of human trafficking
- Developing a consistency and cohesion in identification of human trafficking across all fields, and focusing responses to ensure all identified victims get access to all help-services available
- Can be easily accompanied using pre-established multi-agency training from Hope for Justice and/or West Yorkshire police
- Could be integrated into Business Engagement, with reference to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and accountability in supply chains
- Audience specific, follow-up activities could include the identification of potential high-risk or suspected fields of forced labour in local area. E.g. car washes, nail bars, fruit packing, factory work
For Further Support
- Hope for Justice, Local Safeguarding Board, Adult/Child MASH.
- For life endangering situations: 999
- Non-emergency: 101
- Crimestoppers: 0800 555111
- Modern Slavery Helpline: 08000 121 700