If you are a referrer, undertake safeguarding enquiries or are responsible for delivering safeguarding training in your organisation, you may be interested in these learning and development tools:

You can use this document:

  • for staff, to provide clear, relevant and proportionate learning and development opportunities
  • for management and senior staff: to measure competencies and identify gaps in knowledge/ training
  • to provide assurance to your organisation and commissioners of your service that your staff have attained relevant competencies.

Please also note the “Sources of possible learning and development opportunities” column of the document, where you can identify and add your own individual agency’s learning and development opportunities. 

Referrer Training dates 2017

Are you the person responsible for making Adult Safeguarding Referrals within your organisation based in Nottinghamshire County?

If your organisation operates within Nottinghamshire County, you are cordially invited to attend one of 3 dates that Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Board has set up to provide Adult Safeguarding Referrer Training.

The dates, venues and links for registration/ tickets are as below:

Date Time Venue How to book
08/02/2017 9.30am-12.30pm Rufford Mill Book online using Eventbrite
23/02/2017 9.30am-12.30pm Newstead Miners' Welfare Club Book online using Eventbrite
15/03/2017 9.30am-12.30pm Richard Herrod Centre Book online using Eventbrite

This exciting new course has been developed to offer support and guidance to you in your role as the person responsible for making Adult Safeguarding referrals within your organisation and will include information on:

  •  Function of the MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub)
  • Using the Nottinghamshire County multi-agency referral procedures and pathways
  • What to do when an adult safeguarding referral is not required

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the responsibilities and key components in making an effective referral
  • Understand the importance of information sharing, consent and person centred approaches
  • Explore potential decisions which may result from initial enquiries
  • Appreciate the importance of multi-agency working in safeguarding practice

 There will be opportunities to network with colleagues and have a discussion/ question and answer session on the topics presented.

We will also run a couple of workshops throughout the session focusing on making effective adult safeguarding referrals and how you can embed this practice within your organisation.

This event is open to those responsible for making adult safeguarding referrals within your organisation.

Please note that numbers are limited, and if oversubscribed we may have to add you to a waiting list.

Please note, this course will only cover the multi-agency procedures for Nottinghamshire County, not Nottingham City.

Trainers' Forum

We held our inaugural Trainers’ Forum in September 2016, and will continue to develop the forum throughout 2017. This forum is open to people responsible for delivering Safeguarding Adults training within their organisation.

Future subjects may include:

  • changes and updates to legislation affecting Safeguarding Guidance, including Care Act updates
  • providing learning from Safeguarding Adults Reviews
  • a chance to share Best Practice and network with colleagues from other Care Providers and organisations
  • discussions around any safeguarding issues you may have experienced.

If you would like to be included on the email list for invites to this event, and you are the person responsible for delivering Safeguarding Adults training within your organisation, then please email


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