Upcoming courses:

  • Wednesday 18th September 2019 (09.30 - 15.30)
  • Saturday 12th October 2019 (09.30 - 15.30)
  • Tuesday 12th & 19th November (18.30 - 21.00) 2 evenings
  • Tuesday 21st & 28th January 2020 (18.30 - 21.00) 2 evenings
  • Wednesday 12th February 2020 (09.30 - 15.30)
  • Thursday 14th & 21st May 2020 (18.30 - 21.00) 2 evenings
  • Tuesday 9th June 2020 (09.30 - 15.30) 

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