Upcoming Courses

Face-to-Face: 

  • Tuesday 15th September (9:30am-15:30pm) – Face to Face at Acorn Training Centre (MK4 4DE)
  • Tue 13 & Wed 14 October (6:30pm-9:00pm) – Face to Face at Acorn Training Centre (MK4 4DE)
  • Wednesday 4th November (9:30am-15:30pm) – Face to Face at Acorn Training Centre (MK4 4DE)
  • Mon 14 & Tue 15 December (6:30pm-9:00pm) – Face to Face at Acorn Training Centre (MK4 4DE) 

Online courses:

  • Tuesday 8th September (09:30-15:30) – Online via Microsoft Teams
  • Wed 30 Sep & Thu 1 Oct (18:30-21:00) – Online via Microsoft Teams
  • Thursday 22nd October (09:30-15:30) – Online via Microsoft Teams
  • Wednesday 2nd December (09:30-15:30) – Online via Microsoft Teams

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'

When booking please inform Acorn of the areas the children you work with live. 

Aim:

To ensure that designated leads understand their safeguarding responsibilities in relation to the organisation and their colleagues.

Learning Outcomes:-

  • Describe the role of the designated lead
  • State key areas of responsibility
  • Describe key legislation & guidance that underpins the role
  • Identify the steps your organisation need to take to ensure the safety of children
  • Detail barriers to staff reporting concerns about children and how to overcome them
  • Make appropriate decisions about action to be taken
  • Understand the importance of recording, storing & sharing information
  • Understand emotional wellbeing of staff
Participants will be able to:-
  • Describe the role of the designated lead
  • State key areas of responsibility
  • Describe key legislation & guidance that underpins the role
  • Identify the steps your organisation need to take to ensure the safety of children
  • Detail barriers to staff reporting concerns about children and how to overcome them
  • Make appropriate decisions about action to be taken
  • Understand the importance of recording, storing & sharing information
  • Understand emotional wellbeing of staff

Who Should Attend?

All staff who have a responsibility for designated safeguarding lead, deputy or part of a safeguarding team

Location:

Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE

Or, online via Microsoft Teams