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Designated Safeguarding Lead training

Members £220 | Non-members £220

Date: 20-10-2022 Location: Online
End Date: 21-10-2022 Organiser: Children in Wales

9:30am – 4:00pm

This two-day course will benefit those acting in the Designated Safeguarding Lead role or will take on the role as deputy. It is relevant to various settings, such as schools, childcare, voluntary and private services providing activities, learning and support to children and families.

Aims:

  • Understand the purpose, importance and role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead and what it means in your setting
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance on safeguarding children and young people within the Welsh and UK context
  • Explore the roles of safeguarding partners in the multiagency context
  • Understand the statutory child protection system and expectancies
  • Explore the ‘abuse of trust’ concept and being alert to potential offences in the organisation
  • Understand how values and beliefs affect responses to safeguarding
  • The emotional impact of the work
  • Identify essential safeguarding measures needed in place
  • Assessing and reporting concerns to social services
  • Identify barriers and consider solutions to information sharing
  • Good record and confidentiality keeping
  • Diversity and additional vulnerabilities for some children
  • Engage staff and volunteers in their safeguarding responsibilities
  • Action planning for development of the Designated Safeguarding Lead role.


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