Designated Safeguarding Lead Course (Non-schools. Advanced)
Delegates should have undertaken a foundation course in child safeguarding or have a sound understanding of the principles underpinning child safeguarding and be able to demonstrate application of those principals.
The course is intensive and uses exercises and case studies to illustrate learning points. Delegates with responsibility for receiving safeguarding concerns and developing good safeguarding practice, policy and processes within an organisation will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to ensure these important functions are carried out, monitored and where necessary improved.
The course explores and considers;
- The roles and responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead.
- Key child safeguarding legislation and guidance.
- Organisational responsibilities and expectations.
- Organisational development opportunities and barriers.
- Identifying, addressing and responding to organisational and staff barriers that prevent effective reporting of and response to concerns.
- How to respond effectively to concerns – decision making, risk assessment, options.
- How to develop a safeguarding culture in your organisation.
- Appropriate information sharing.
- Organisational safeguarding policy – its development and implementation.
- Personal and organisational values. Their impact and consequences.
On completion of this course delegates receive free ongoing support for the year and have unlimited access to our 24/7 advice line. They will receive updates in the form of emails, newsletters and/or blog posts. Delegates can also access a range of elearning courses relevant to their work environment.