Delivered by Tammie Redman

Dates & times for the face-face course:

  • Wednesday 14th September 2022 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
  • Friday 18th November 2022 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
  • Wednesday 14th December 2022 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 23rd January 2023 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
  • Thursday 16th March 2023 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
  • Thursday 27th April 2023 (9:30am - 4:00pm)

Our face to face courses are delivered at our Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE.

Dates & times for the online course:

  • Tuesday 18th October 2022 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th November 2022 (6:30pm - 9:30pm) - 2 part evening
  • Tuesday 7th February 2023 (9:30am - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th April 2023 (6:30pm - 9:30pm) - 2 part evening

Our online courses are delivered by Microsoft Teams. Joining instructions for all online courses will be sent 1-2 days prior to the course start date. You will then have ongoing access to the system with the course materials after the course has finished.

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