Online Leading on Child Safeguarding Course
3 hours CPD
This course takes an hour to complete and is designed for nominated Child Safeguarding leads and deputies in all sectors. (A current SAFEcic Standard Child Safeguarding course or equivalent is a pre-requisite)
By the end of the course, learners will be able to;
Explain the key responsibilities of the Lead and Deputy for Safeguarding
Name the key points that need to be included in a safeguarding policy
Identify and reference their specific sector safeguarding requirements
Describe the meaning of valid consent within the context of legislation
Explain how to work effectively with other professionals and agencies, with children, young people and their families when there are safeguarding concerns.
Describe how to record, monitor and make a child safeguarding referral
Explain how to assess if a concern needs to be referred to the relevant agencies, including those online
Advise other agencies of their professional opinions of individual children in safeguarding cases.
Describe the key steps in making referrals to social services and the police if relevant
Outline how to manage complaints and allegations against personnel including making referrals to social services, the police, the LADO ( Local Authority Designated Officer), the DBS, professional and relevant sector regulatory bodies.
Explain how to keep clear, accurate and contemporaneous records with particular reference to; what has been said, what has been seen, and what has been done in relation to concerns of abuse.
Describe how they might fulfil "duty of care"
Carry out safeguarding risk assessments of their organisation's working practices to help keep children and young people safe
- Introduction, Legislation and Guidance
- Policy making
- Identifying concerns and making referrals
- Handling allegations
- Course assessment, downloads and feedback
This SAFEcic quality assured course meets the training requirements of local Safeguarding Partnerships, Boards and/or Committees, the Care Quality Commission, Ofsted, the Charity Commission, other regulatory bodies across the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands and the educational criteria required for Levels Three required for verifiable enhanced Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council's Lifelong Learning Scheme. It represents 3 hours of verifiable CPD, learning outcomes A, B and D. The course includes a certificate and a comprehensive digital training pack
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