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Safeguarding Adults - Training

Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Board offer training to a range of people responsible for adult safeguarding in Nottinghamshire. 

Whether you're responsible for acting as a 'referrer', you undertake investigations, or you're responsible for delivering safeguarding adults training in your organisation, we have a training course to suit you - and it's all FREE!

This highly popular workshop continues to be offered to those staff who have been identified by their organisations to take on the role of the referrer. This training will provide them with the skills and knowledge to assist them in this role. It will provide an opportunity to reflect on personal practice with multi agency colleagues. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • understand the role of the referrer

  • recognise when and how to refer

  • explore the initial enquiries required and the potential decisions which may result

  • understand why multi agency working is important.

Indicative content

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Procedure for raising a concern.

The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Multi Agency Safeguarding Adults Guidance.

Teaching and learning strategy

The focus of this workshop is to develop participant’s confidence and competence in making a Safeguarding Adults Referral to Adult Social Care. This workshop is interactive and participants will be expected to participate in group discussions using case studies and feedback. 

Target audience

This workshop is aimed at managers of services, line managers, supervisors from social care, health, housing, independent and voluntary sector. 

Duration

This is a half day course 09.15 – 12.30

Course dates

Course dateVenueBook now
20 March 2015Turbine Centre, WorksopBook now
09 February 2015Rufford MillBook now
13 January 2015Newstead Community CentreBook now
19 November 2014Turbine CentreBook now
09 October 2014Rufford MillBook now

Further information

Participants should have already attended one of the following training courses:

  • Safeguarding Adults Alerter
  • Raise a Concern
  • Introduction to Safeguarding Adults. 

 


This ever popular workshop recognises that organisations have the responsibility to ensure that all staff and volunteers have the knowledge and skills to carry out their role and responsibilities competently and confidently in relation to safeguarding adults and provides the resources and tools to do this.

Learning outcomes

Participants will be provided with resources, training notes and background knowledge to deliver training which enables people to recognise their role in the prevention and minimising of abuse, define what abuse is, recognise types of abuse and some indicators of abuse, respond appropriately to disclosures of potential abuse and recognise their responsibilities as outlined in the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Multi Agency Policy, Procedure and Guidance.

Indicative content

What is currently happening in the field of Safeguarding Adults. The legislative framework. The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Multi Agency Policy Procedure and Guidance for Alerters and Referrers.  Recap of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoL).

Teaching and learning strategy

The focus of this workshop is to develop participant’s confidence and competence in delivering Safeguarding Adults Awareness and Alerter Training. This workshop is interactive and participants will be expected to participate in group discussions, group exercises and feedback.

Target audience

This workshop is aimed at those trainers and managers from partner organisations such as social care, health, independent and voluntary sector, who have the responsibility for delivering Safeguarding Adults Awareness and Alerter training within their own organisations.

Duration

This is a full day course 09:30 – 16:00.

Course dates

Course dateVenueBook now
31 March 2015Turbine Centre, WorksopBook now
15 January 2015Loxley House, NottinghamBook now
06 November 2014Rufford Mill, NottsBook now

This popular workshop is offered to those practitioners who will undertake Safeguarding Adults Investigations. This training will provide them with the skills and knowledge to assist them in this role. It will provide an opportunity to reflect on personal practice with multi agency colleagues. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role & responsibilities of the Safeguarding Adults Investigating Officer in line with the Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Policy, Procedure and Guidance.

  • Identify the various stages of an investigation.

  • Recognise the need for effective communication & working together within & across agencies.

  • Identify the communication needs of the vulnerable adult.

  • Explore the legislative framework supporting safeguarding adults.

Indicative content

What is currently happening in the field of safeguarding adults. The legislative framework. The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Multi Agency Policy, Procedure and Guidance.  Recap Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty (DoL) Safeguards. The Safeguarding Assessment Process and the Role and Responsibilities of the Investigating Officer. Stages of an Investigation. Communication needs of the vulnerable adult. Involvement of the service user and support needs. Multi Agency Working. Interview Exercise. The Report. Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) i.e. Special Measures available for Vulnerable People. 

Teaching and learning strategy

The focus of this workshop is to develop participant’s confidence and competence in undertaking a Safeguarding Adults Investigation. This workshop is interactive and participants will be expected to participate in group discussions, group exercises and interview exercises. 

Target audience

This workshop is aimed at ASCHPP practitioners and those within partner organisations who will undertake Safeguarding Adults Investigations. It is suitable for those staff who are relatively new to the role or those staff who have undertaken investigations but have had no prior training. 

Duration

This is a 2 day course – 9.00am to 4.30pm. 

Course dates

None organised at present.

This workshop is offered to those practitioners identified as acting in the role of safeguarding Manager (this staff group will come from the Adult Social Care departments and integrated teams). The Safeguarding Manager is responsible for managing the safeguarding assessment. This training will provide them with the skills and knowledge to assist them in this role and enable them to reflect on practice issues. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role & responsibilities of the Safeguarding Manager in line with the Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Policy, Procedure and Guidance.

  • Understand the need for a safeguarding assessment strategy

  • Examine the need for effective communication & working together within & across agencies.

  • Identify examples of positive multi agency practice.

  •  Manage the multi agency response to a safeguarding issue.

  • Explore the legislative framework supporting safeguarding adults.

Indicative content

What is currently happening in the field of safeguarding adults? The legislative framework. The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Multi Agency Policy, Procedure and Guidance. Recap Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty (DoL) Safeguards. The safeguarding assessment process and the role and responsibilities of the safeguarding manager. Stages of the safeguarding process. Involvement of the service user and support needs. Multi agency working. Outcomes of the safeguarding process. 

Teaching and learning strategy

The focus of this workshop is to develop participants’ confidence and competence in managing a Safeguarding Adults Assessment. This workshop is interactive and participants will be expected to participate in group discussions, group exercises and role play. 

Target audience

This workshop is aimed at ASCHPP practitioners identified as Safeguarding Managers.

It is suitable for those staff who are relatively new to the role or those staff who have undertaken safeguarding assessments but have had no prior training. 

Duration

This is a 2 day workshop – 9:15am to 4:30pm 

Course dates

None organised at the moment.

In order for training to be effective it has to be delivered by trainers who are knowledgeable, are good facilitators and have good presentation skills, this is no different for safeguarding adults training. This programme will test prior knowledge and skills as well as providing an opportunity to explore the Safeguarding Adults agenda. 

Learning outcomes

Increased confidence in delivering Safeguarding Adults training.

Updated knowledge of current issues within Safeguarding Adults, the Safeguarding Process (Roles and responsibilities, policies and procedures).

Be able to identify key good practice principles of effective presentation/trainer skills. 

Indicative content

What is currently happening in the field of Safeguarding Adults. The legislative framework. The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Multi Agency Policy Procedure and Guidance for Alerters and Referrers.  Recap of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoL). Good practice for trainers. Refresh presentation and facilitation skills. 

Teaching and learning strategy

The focus of this workshop is to develop participant’s confidence and competence in delivering Safeguarding Adults Training. This workshop is interactive and participants will be expected to participate in group discussions, group exercises, preparing and delivering a presentation and feedback. 

Target audience

This programme is for those individuals who would like to be part of the Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) Training Team and be involved in delivering multi agency training on behalf of the Safeguarding Adults and Mental Capacity Act Team (SAMCAT). 

Duration

This is a full day course 09:30 – 16:00. 

Course dates

None arranged at the moment.

Venue details

Worksop Turbine
Shireoaks Triangle Business Park
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S81 8AP
Tel: 01909 512100  

Rufford Country Park
Ollerton
Nottinghamshire
NG22 9DF
Tel: 01623 822944 

Newstead Community Centre
Tilford Rd
Nottinghamshire
NG15 0BS
Tel: 01623 720140 

Highfields Fire Station
Hassocks Lane
Beeston
Nottinghamshire
NG9 2GX
Tel: 0115 957 5200

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