Supported by Waltham Forest

Basic Safeguarding Training

Date:

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:00 - 21:00

Venue:

Queens Road Community Centre 215 Queens Road Walthamstow London E17 8JP

Provider:

Safeguarding in Education

Course Code:

SAFE-0717-T002

Outline:

Understanding the key areas of responsibility, compliance, legislation and guidance regarding safeguarding and child protection relevant to schools and Early Years settings.

Description:

This session was originally set up for Holiday Activity Programme Play Workers but has been opened up to anyone who works with children who is new to the role or who wants an induction update.
The session will provide a basic overview of the following:
• Understanding the key areas of responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
• Understanding of the legislation and guidance underpinning policy, procedures and practice when responding to concerns about a child’s safety or welfare
• Ability to evidence compliance with OfSTED requirements to ensure all children are safe
• Ensuring that all Practitioners are clear about possible indicators of ‘abuse’ and how these should be managed
• Awareness of the definitions of abuse and neglect and significant harm in order to make appropriate referrals for intervention.
• Awareness of the process for reporting concerns
• Learning from serious case reviews
• Awareness of best safeguarding practice in relation to confidentiality, information sharing, information gathering, recording, whistle blowing, professional boundaries, allegations against professionals and managing disclosures of abuse from children in order to promote the best outcomes for children

Please note - this basic training meets the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016 guidance, the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework guidance and the LA's model Safeguarding Policy and Providers must have regard to the Government's statutory guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children.

This session is not appropriate for Childminders.

As a courtesy to other attendees and to the training lead and, so that a prompt start can be made, please leave plenty of time to find an on-street parking space as these are limited. Please note - there is no parking on-site.

Outcome:

To enable Practitioners to become familiar with the key areas of responsibility, compliance, legislation and guidance regarding safeguarding and child protection and to develop competence and confidence.

Booking information:

For specific information on the course please contact Rita Ali - Senior Child Protection & Safeguarding Advisor at rita.ali@walthamforest.gov.uk or on 020 8496 4368.
For queries on the booking process only please contact Howard Gladwin - Early Years Training & Quality Coordinator at howard.gladwin@walthamforest.gov.uk

The cost of the course (£35) is inclusive of refreshments.

Note: If you are unable to attend the course after booking and cannot send a substitute, please ensure that you inform us of this at least 5 working days prior to the course so we may offer your place to somebody else. Failure to do so will result in you being charged the full fee of the course (£35).

Audience:

Anyone who works with children who is new to the role or who wants an induction update.

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