The opportunity for participants to further develop their understanding and awareness of safeguarding at the level required by Managers and Designated Persons.
A short session designed to help Managers and Designated Persons to be aware of and understand their role.
NB.. It is assumed that participants will be up to date with their basic safeguarding skills and knowledge (within the last three years)
Sharing of information and practice to help Managers and Designated Persons to be better equipped to act in the best interests of child safety and welfare.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time so that the training can start promptly. Latecomers will be asked to leave.
Please note that once training is booked it cannot be cancelled.
The session will include:
- Action to be taken whenever a concern arises regarding the welfare of safety of a child
- Designated Person/Manager role in terms of contributing to assessments and support/protection plans
- How you can promote safer environments for children in terms of staff behavior
- Dealing with allegations
- The opportunity to discuss and explore ways of challenging others when there is disagreement regarding the response by professionals to concerns raised about a child.
- Awareness of the role of Designated Persons/Manager
- Equipped to better deal with safeguarding processes and practice
- Empowered to better challenge where there are concerns
Please note that this course is offered free of charge, however once booked this course cannot be cancelled. If you fail to attend, you will be charged a £30 administration fee. PLEASE NOTE : An invoice will be posted to you once you have booked and completed the course. If you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Team at EarlyYears@bexley.gov.uk Please enter at rear of building via car park and wait for an officer to allow you into the Civic Offices. ANY BOOKINGS NOT CHECKED OUT OF YOUR BASKET WILL BE CHECKED OUT BY THE EARLY YEARS TEAM GROUND RULES Confidentiality must always be observed The trainer will focus on the specific learning and will not engage in conversations inappropriate to the task in hand. Learners will be openly encouraged to do the same. Each individual is responsible for their own learning and if there is anything they feel they should raise regarding the training they should do so with the trainer during the session Each individual is expected to make a contribution, which will be valued and listened to Individuals should respect the learning environment and try not to disrupt the training There should be mutual respect within the group for individuals and their experiences Naive questions will be considered the norm DUTY OF CARE We commit to speaking confidentially whilst on this training. However, if you share anything with us (during or after the training) that is cause for concern, we have a duty to follow it up. This may mean speaking to your manager, to Ofsted, to Social Care or to the LADO