Safeguarding Children at Risk (for managers and leads)

This full day of interactive learning will ensure that managers and designated leads/officers understand, and are able to fulfil, their requirements and responsibilities regarding safeguarding children within their organisation.

This course covers:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Values
  • Recognising abuse
  • Barriers to reporting
  • Reporting abuse
  • Recording abuse
  • Sharing information
  • Impact of abuse

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand relevant legislation for protecting and safeguarding children under the Children Act, Working Together and the Early Help/Right Service, Right Time Model.
  • Refresh knowledge of the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
  • Describe and understand the role and main responsibilities of managers and named and designated leads/officers
  • Explore your own values regarding child abuse and the impact these can have on professional conduct
  • Be able to identify and explore why certain groups of children are more at risk of abuse
  • Explore the barriers can prevent staff and children from reporting concerns and how to overcome them
  • Understand how to respond effectively to a child who does report abuse and how to support and supervise staff in making referrals to children’s social care
  • Explain the issues connected to recording and sharing information, including confidentiality.
  • Identify the impact of abuse on children and on all those involved
  • Explore your own organisations relevant policies and procedures

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at anyone responsible for receiving concerns about the safety and welfare of children including managers and named and designated leads/officers.

What's included?

This is a one day course, starting at 9.30 am and finishing at 3.00 pm.  A sandwich lunch is included and coffee/tea and biscuits will be served throughout the day. Refreshments are included throughout the day, including a sandwich lunch. The venue is fully accessible. However, please make us aware of any access or dietary requirements in advance so that we can do our very best to meet individual needs to ensure a great training experience for all delegates.

Who runs this training?

Jo-Anne Fisher delivers courses relating to safeguarding and disability.

Jo-Anne is the founder of Sociability Care CIC which is a multi-award-winning training provider. Jo-Anne has over 15 years’ experience in senior management roles specialising in safeguarding and disability within the third sector. Jo-Anne is a highly experienced trainer with a strong commitment to delivering interactive, engaging and stimulating learning experiences to drive forward change.

This is a full day course, starting at 9.30 am and finishing at 3.00 pm.  A sandwich lunch is included and coffee/tea and biscuits will be served throughout the day.

What do delegates say?

“Jo-Anne possesses all the attributes necessary to deliver excellent training, she is diligent, responsive and observant. We can't thank her enough for her professionalism, flexibility, expertise, and hard work in helping us as an organisation” (Registered Manager)