Course Introduction

This two-day course is for Managers, Professional Advisors, Named Safeguarding Leads, Designated Safeguarding Leads, Designated Officers for Child Protection, Operational Managers who have a responsibility for Safeguarding in their organisation. This safeguarding training course includes Level 5 for Health.

Delegates who successfully complete this course and wish to cover Adult Safeguarding can also attend the ‘Safeguarding Adult Managers (Level 5)‘.

Duration – 2 x Days (09.30AM – 16.00PM)

Next Course Date – 

FEBRUARY 2023 – 7th & 8th February 2023 (Virtual) FULLY BOOKED

MARCH 2023 – 30th & 31st March 2023 (F2F, Warrington)

MAY 2023 – 16th & 17th May 2023 (Virtual)

JUNE 2023 – 6th & 7th June 2023 (Virtual)

SEPTEMBER 2023 – 12th & 13th September 2023 (F2F, Exeter)

NOVEMBER 2023 – 8th & 9th November 2023 (Virtual)

Course Aimed at – Managers and Designated Safeguarding Leads

Cost – £395.00p.p (+ VAT)

Discount applicable should you also book for the ‘Safeguarding Adult Managers (Level 5)’

This course can be delivered as a Workshop, Classroom style or Virtual Live Online Training

Difficulty – Advanced

Trainer(s) – Simon Snell, Paul Northcott

Materials Provided – Post Course Resources

CPD Awarded – Yes

Topics Covered

  • To understand the importance of updating policy, engaging in audit and undertaking training need analysis
  • Be aware of the new Multi-agency Safeguard Arrangements and significant changes outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children
  • Understand the impact of thresholds on safeguarding activity in agencies and organisations
  • To review the meaning of Contextual Safeguarding and Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • To learn about the prevalence of abuse and the purpose of Joint Strategic Need Assessments
  • The importance of effective Supervision, Management Oversight and Support
  • Level 5 Safeguarding Training
  • Understanding Safeguarding Practice and the new process of Child Safeguard Practice Reviews
  • Demonstrate how information sharing is key to safeguarding and the impact of new legislation
  • Understand the escalation process and how to use it to manage disagreements or conflict between organisations
  • Be able to manage allegations against the workforce and identify the local protocol
  • Be able to recognise how agencies must work together to assess, identify review and meet the needs of the children where there are safeguarding concerns
  • Increase awareness around Identifying, managing and defending risk and how this can help when overseeing, supervising and assessing the competency of staff including the importance of reflective supervision
  • To understand what constitutes a complex child abuse investigation and the structures and functions

Course Description

An accredited two-day training course to provide managers with an understanding of their roles and responsibilities when managing staff who have a responsibility for safeguarding children.

The training is designed for professional advisors, named, nominated and designated officers for child protection, and their deputies, in all services. Operational managers, including practice supervisors, front line and operational managers.