Full Day Course - Level 3 training for Designated Safeguarding Lead - at Vauxhall Primary on Tuesday 27th September
This course delivered by Child Protection Training UK will help you and your staff become familiar with the role and responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead in your organisation. It will develop your competence and confidence in carrying out the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).
This course provides advanced knowledge of child protection procedures and will help you to recognise and know what to do if you believe that a child is at risk. The course aims to provide advanced information on reporting strategies, policies and procedures. It also covers: how to make your working environment safe for children, including safe practices; what to do if you believe that a child is at risk; who to approach or report to; what actions to take and which legislation applies in this area.
It will look at the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Information Sharing, confidentiality, consent, prevent, radicalisaton and what we should expect from children’s social care and enable you to take on the role in your organisation.
This is the level 3 Designated Safeguarding Lead Course
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- describe the role of the designated safeguarding children officer and state key areas of responsibility
- describe the key legislation and guidance affecting our response to concerns about a child's safety or welfare
- state your own values regarding child abuse and explain the impact of these on professional practice
- state the barriers inhibiting children from disclosing abuse and respond effectively to a child who does disclose
- state the barriers to staff reporting concerns and develop methods of overcoming them
- make appropriate decisions about the action to take when informed of a range of concerns about child or young person
- explain the issues in connection with recording and sharing of information, including that of confidentiality, and state how a referral to children's social care should be made
- state what is likely to happen following a referral to children's social care and the role the school or college has in the multi-agency child protection process
- demonstrate an awareness of the emotional dimension of safeguarding work and identify ways in which the designated senior person can support staff.
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.