Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) and Childminders

*Safer Recruitment, Induction and Supervision

Description
Recent Ofsted reports have identified poor recruitment and suitability check processes as significant factors leading to ineffective safeguarding. This automatically results in an inadequate overall judgment. Further actions have identified gaps in staff support, supervision and training for staff for both groupcare and childminder settings.

Safe recruitment practices together with ongoing staff support and supervision through regular team meetings, 1:1s, appraisals and inductions are key to ensuring highly effective and meaningful engagement between staff and managers, including childminding assistants and childminders. It also provides an essential opportunity for leaders and staff to identify training needs, prioritise staff wellbeing, discuss concerns confidentially and to offer guidance within the role.

Good staff management is vital to ensuring children are kept safe but also that their learning and development needs are met by committed, skilled and motivated staff.





Impact Statement
The training will cover:-
  • Safer recruitment procedures and policies
  • Robust probationary and induction period
  • Effective team meetings
  • The role and format of 1:1s and ways to implement them
  • Conducting an appraisal
  • Having difficult conversations
  • Managing expectations and balancing staff needs
  • Staff wellbeing and workloads
This training will be interactive and an opportunity to share best practice and common issues.
Audience

PVIs and Childminder - managers, deputy managers and room leaders


Date
11th July 2020 (9:15am - 12:30pm)

Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
Early Years Advisors
Cost
£45

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*Managing Allegations

Description
All providers need to be able to respond quickly and appropriately and to allegations, complaints and concerns against the setting, staff and other professionals in order to safeguard children
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • understand policy context and procedural arrangements for managing allegations against staff
  • learn from Serious Case Reviews
  • be clear about the thresholds and process of referral to LADO
  • understand your responsibilities and have clear guidance on what to do in event of an allegation
  • recognise and respond to indicators of abuse and neglect allegedly perpetrated by staff/ professionals
  • develop culture of safe working practice within work environment & minimise risk of allegations being made.
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
11th July 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Woolwich Centre, Room B12 a & b
Tutors
EYCA
Cost
£45
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