Child Protection

Safer Recruitment

Description

Audience

All Headteachers, school Governors, Business Managers and other staff likely to sit on interview panels or administer staff appointment

Impact Statement

Pupils:

  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner

Practitioners:

  • Will have an awareness and understanding of offender behaviour
  • Will be able to identify the key features of staff recruitment that helps deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Will be able to consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse
  • Will begin to review their own and their settings policies and practices, with a view to making them safer

Settings:

  • Will be safer organisations
  • Will comply with government guidance and legislation

Designated Safeguarding Lead Person training

Description

This course will cover the role and responsibilities of the designated person, context, process and procedures, thresholds for intervention, how to respond to concerns and how to make schools/settings safer. It provides an update on the most recent legislation changes (i.e. Keeping Children Safe in Education - September 2019, Working Together to Safeguard Children, 2018, DBS etc) that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Audience

Designed for those who will be acting as and taking on the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead/Person for safeguarding and child protection

Impact Statement

Designated Safeguarding Lead Person Refresher Course

Description

Audience

This course is designed for those acting as the designated safeguarding lead/ person for child protection, or their deputies, or those who have previously attended the full day Designated Safeguarding Lead/Person initial training

Impact Statement

Pupils

  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in an appropriate and timely manner

Practitioners:

  • Will understand the child protection responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead person

Settings:

  • Will be safer organisations and comply with government/statutory guidance

A Practical Guide to Schools' Single Central Record (SCR)

Description

This unique, innovative and practical workshop considers issues around setting up and maintaining the data on the Schools’ SCR in the context of the regulations, guidance and best practice.

Course objectives include:

  • To understand both the regulatory framework and best practice underpinning the format and content of the SCR
  • To consider the categories of staff/workers that should be recorded on the SCR
  • To explore options around format and content of the SCR
  • To equip participants with a practical understanding of all pre-employment checks for school based staff, volunteers, contractors and Agency workers
  • To help participants review their own school SCR and the related pre-employment checking processes

The SCR forms part of the regular Ofsted inspection.

Audience

Staff responsible for setting up and/ or maintaining the Single Central Record (SCR)

Impact Statement

Pupils:

  • Will be taught by appropriately recruited staff

Practitioners:

  • Will benefit from a greater knowledge and confidence in maintaining the SCR

Settings:

  • Will benefit from a greater knowledge and confidence in maintaining the SCR

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